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Watch the Solar Eclipse at the Library

April 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us on the library lawn to view the solar eclipse! If weather permits, we will have yard games set out for entertainment while we wait for the eclipse. Mahomet will reach peak coverage at approximately 2:05 PM Central Standard Time. The library will have some pairs of solar eclipse glasses available for on-site use.


Additional Eclipse Information

Register ahead of time for a free pair of solar eclipse glasses:

  • Register between 3/4 and 3/18. NO late registrations.
  • Limit ONE pair per household
  • Mahomet Library cardholders only
  • Pick up your glasses between 3/25 and 4/1.
  • If you do not register for glasses, pairs will be available for pick-up on the day of the eclipse (Monday, April 8) on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last. Glasses will also be available for on-site use at the Library.

Upcoming Eclipse Events at the Library:

Eclipse Safety:

Alternative Ways to View the Eclipse:


April 8
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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