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Eclipse STEM Stations

Eclipse Ambassadors - with University of Michigan

Get your eclipse glasses!

Beginning March 25, visit the Whittaker or Superior branch, or the Bookmobile to “check out” a pair of eclipse glasses. Each YDL patron can receive one pair with their library card, and they are yours to keep! Courtesy of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.

More about the eclipse

Safety info from NASA

While it’s beautiful to observe the eclipse, it is not safe to look directly at the Sun without specialized eye protection for solar viewing. Even using binoculars with regular eclipse glasses can be harmful to your eyes. You can read this article from NASA for tips, and see below for instructions on building your own viewing equipment!

Read the article


Intended for knowledgeable amateur and professional astronomers who know how to operate a telescope for solar observing.