Join West Florida Public Libraries for a special solar eclipse event on Saturday, Aug. 19 at 11 a.m. and to watch the solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21 at noon. Both events will take place at the Pensacola Library, located at 239 N. Spring St.
The library’s solar eclipse telescope will be set up (weather permitting) to allow patrons to have a safe viewing of the total solar eclipse. West Florida Public Libraries will give away free solar viewing glasses provided by the National Science Foundation while supplies last.
Saturday’s event includes a children’s craft and a special guest speaker, Dr. Wayne Wooten from Pensacola State College. Wooten will present the hows and whys of the upcoming solar eclipse at 11 a.m.
For more information about these and other library events, call 850-436-5060 or go to MyWFPL.com. For up-to-date event announcements, like West Florida Public Libraries on Facebook and follow @MyWFPL on Twitter.