Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

August 21st, 12:00pm to 1:30pm

On Monday, August 21, 2017, a total eclipse of the Sun will be visible in parts of the continental United States. Here in Des Moines we will see a partial eclipse, the moon will cover 95 percent of the sun, a spectacular sight.

Franklin Avenue Library will host a Viewing Party. All participants are required to receive a mandatory safety viewing lesson and pair of protective glasses. Please bring lawn chairs, blankets, snacks, and plenty of water. In case of inclement weather, we will have a live feed of the eclipse from NASA in the Meeting Room.

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