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FeaturedEclipse Topeka

Monday, August 21, 2017 | Noon-2 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium ABC Adults

See the total solar eclipse on a big screen or firsthand. Watch as NASA's experts travel across the U.S. or view the eclipse live in the library parking lot. See the sun in a way that you have never seen it before. We'll provide glasses for safe viewing. This may be a once in a lifetime experience! all ages

Eclipses: Fact, Fiction, Folklore & Fun!

Sunday, August 20, 2017 | 3-4 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101AB Adults

A fast-paced and humorous romp through history and science by the astrofizzixguy will uncover the simple truth and beauty of eclipses. Q&A will follow. all ages

Factual Fun- Eclipse!

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 | 4:30-5:15 p.m. | Dinosaur Zone Kids

What is happening in the sky? It's an eclipse! Find our how they occur and prepare for the eclipse on August 21. Enjoy hands-on activities and find books to help you prepare. Learn more about your favorite things or something new. 5-8 years

Amazing Animals

Monday, August 14, 2017 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | Lingo Story Room Kids

This August, there will be a total eclipse of the sun. People everywhere will be amazed, but what do animals do when the moon blocks the sun? Discover the amazing answers, get up close and personal with our featured creature guests and then make a memento of your encounter to take home. [5-12 years]

Eclipse Topeka Prep

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 | 7-8 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101AB Adults

A local amateur astronomer will explore solar science in preparation for the total eclipse on August 21. Learn the why and when of eclipses, what you may see and how to view the eclipse safely. Ask questions and be ready for an experience to be remembered. adults

Eclipse Topeka STEM

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 | 7-8 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium ABC Kids

Explore the science of eclipses to get ready for the August 21 total solar eclipse. Participate in hands on activities led by college students from the Washburn University Education Department. Register at tscpl.org/register beginning July 10. 3-5 grades Registration begins Wednesday, July 19.

Amazing Animals

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 4:15-5:30 p.m. | Lingo Story Room Kids

This August, there will be a total eclipse of the sun. People everywhere will be amazed, but what do animals do when the moon blocks the sun? Discover the amazing answers, get up close and personal with our featured creature guests and then make a memento of your encounter to take home. [5-12 years]

Amazing Animals

Monday, April 10, 2017 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | Lingo Story Room Kids

This August, there will be a total eclipse of the sun. People everywhere will be amazed, but what do animals do when the moon blocks the sun? Discover the amazing answers, get up close and personal with our featured creature guests and then make a memento of your encounter to take home. [5-12 years]

Amazing Animals

Monday, March 13, 2017 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | Lingo Kids

This August, there will be a total eclipse of the sun. People everywhere will be amazed, but what do animals do when the moon blocks the sun? Discover the amazing answers, get up close and personal with our featured creature guests and then make a memento of your encounter to take home. [5-12 years]

Amazing Animals

Monday, February 13, 2017 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | Lingo Story Room Kids

This August, there will be a total eclipse of the sun. People everywhere will be amazed, but what do animals do when the moon blocks the sun? Discover the amazing answers, get up close and personal with our featured creature guests and then make a memento of your encounter to take home. [5-12 years]