Get solar eclipse glasses at these 18 libraries across Alabama

Watching The Solar Eclipse
Grab your solar eclipse glasses at these Alabama libraries. (The Bama Buzz)

Did you know that this Saturday, October 14, the annular solar eclipse will cross North, Central and South America? Solar Eclipse Activities for Libraries (SEAL) made a map of libraries across the country that offer free glasses for you to watch the solar eclipse.

Keep reading for where in Alabama you can get glasses and watch this monumental event.

Watch the solar eclipse in Alabama

You can expect to see the solar eclipse in Alabama beginning at 10:38AM on Saturday, October 14. Here’s the solar eclipse schedule for most of Alabama:

  • Partial eclipse begins: 10:38AM
  • Maximum: 12:08PM
  • Partial eclipse ends: 1:43PM

1. Birmingham Public Library

2. Homewood Public Library

3. Mobile Public Library

4. Lineville City Library

5. Oxford Public Library

6. Center Point Public Library

7. Ashland City Library

8. Huntsville Madison Public Library

9. Arab Public Library

10. Dothan Houston County Public Library

11. Abbeville Memorial Library

12. Newburn Library

13. Gadsden Public Library

14. Lawrence County Public Library

15. Jasper Public Library

16. Colbert County High School Library

17. Scottsboro Public Library

18. Ardmore Public Library

The SEAL program

With funding from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the Space Science Institute, the SEAL program is distributing five-million solar-viewing glasses to 10,000 libraries across the U.S.

Where are you watching the solar eclipse? Tag us @thebamabuzz and let us know!

Callie Morrison
Callie Morrison
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