27 Local San Diego Public Libraries Will Host Sky Parties for the Solar Eclipse

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pr During Monday’s solar eclipse, the San Diego Public Library will host Sky Parties for patrons across the City to experience this astral event. Programming will vary at each of the 27 participating locations, but each library will have a limited supply of viewing glasses for patrons to safely observe the solar eclipse. Some libraries will also have video monitors live-streaming NASA coverage from various points along the path of the total solar eclipse which starts in Oregon and ends in South Carolina.

Sky Party at the Library, a solar eclipse viewing program Monday, Aug. 21, 2017

Programs begin at 9:45 a.m. Peak solar eclipse viewing in San Diego will be at 10:23 a.m.

 

Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library

5188 Zion Ave., San Diego, CA 92120

 

Balboa Library

4255 Mt. Abernathy Ave., San Diego, CA 92117

 

Carmel Mountain Ranch Library

12095 World Trade Drive, San Diego, CA 92128

 

Carmel Valley Library

3919 Townsgate Drive, San Diego CA 92130

*This location will also host a Sunshine Storytime for children.

 

San Diego Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common

330 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92101

*This location will also live-stream NASA coverage of the eclipse.

 

College-Rolando Library

6600 Montezuma Road, San Diego CA 92115

 

La Jolla/Riford Library

7555 Draper Ave., La Jolla CA 92037

 

Linda Vista Library

2160 Ulric St., San Diego CA 92111

 

Logan Heights Library

567 S 28th St., San Diego, CA 92113

*This location will also live-stream NASA coverage of the eclipse.

 

Mira Mesa Library

8405 New Salem St., San Diego CA 92126

 

Mission Hills Library

925 W. Washington St., San Diego, CA 92103

 

Mission Valley Library

2123 Fenton Parkway, San Diego, CA 92108

*This location will also host a Sunshine Storytime for children.

 

North Clairemont Library

4616 Clairemont Drive, San Diego, CA 92117

 

North Park Library

3795 31st St., San Diego, CA 92104

 

North University Community Library

8820 Judicial Drive, San Diego, CA 92122

*This location will also live-stream NASA coverage of the eclipse and host a Sunshine Storytime for children.

 

Oak Park Library

2802 54th St., San Diego, CA 92105

 

Ocean Beach Library

4801 Santa Monica Ave., San Diego, CA 92107

 

Otay Mesa-Nestor Library

3003 Coronado Ave., San Diego, CA 92154

 

Pacific Beach/Taylor Library

4275 Cass St., San Diego, CA 92109

 

Paradise Hills Library

5922 Rancho Hills Drive, San Diego, CA 92139

 

Point Loma/Hervey Library

3701 Voltaire St., San Diego, CA 92107

 

Rancho Bernardo Library

17110 Bernardo Center Drive, San Diego, CA 92128

 

Rancho Peñasquitos Library

13330 Salmon River Road, San Diego, CA 92129

*This location will also live-stream NASA coverage of the eclipse.

 

San Ysidro Library

101 W. San Ysidro Blvd., San Diego, CA 92173

 

Scripps Miramar Ranch Library

10301 Scripps Lake Drive, San Diego, CA 92131

 

Tierrasanta Library

4985 La Cuenta Drive, San Diego, CA 92124

 

University Community Library

4155 Governor Drive, San Diego CA 92122

*This location will also live-stream NASA coverage of the eclipse.

 

The San Diego Public Library would like to thank STAR_Net for donating the viewing glasses that make these Sky Parties possible. STAR_Net is a production of the Space Science Institute’s National Center for Interactive Learning in collaboration with the American Library Association, the Lunar and Planetary Institute, and the Afterschool Alliance. Major funding is provided by the National Science Foundation, NASA, and the National Institutes of Health.

 

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