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Eclipse Resources for 2024: Webinars

Resources for libraries and other organizations in preparation for the total solar eclipse happening in our region on April 8, 2024.

Moon Mondays Webinar Series

Moon Mondays: Get Ready for the Great 2024 Total Eclipse
The goal of the series is to provide factual information for library staff and science educators to help
   - your communities enjoy and observe the eclipse
   - plan activities and programs within your libraries and organizations
   - identify community partners that are also engaging in eclipse activities and observance
Programs were funded in part by the American Astronomical Society's Jay M. Pasachoff Solar Eclipse Mini-Grants Program.

In the Shadows: The Wonder, Beauty, and Science of Eclipses

In the Shadows: The Wonder, Beauty, and Science of Eclipses
Find out the answers to some common eclipse questions, and then dive even deeper into how these phenomena help us explore the galaxy and understand our place in the universe.
Presented on Monday, February 5, 3:00-4:00pm

Meet Regional Observatories and Science Organizations

Meet Regional Observatories and Science Organizations
Meet a few observatories and science organizations from around SCRLC's 14-county region. Find out what they are doing—and how you might engage.
Presented on Monday, February 12, Noon-1:00pm

Safe Solar Eclipse Viewing & Photography

Safe Solar Eclipse Viewing & Photography
How do you safely view a total or partial solar eclipse? What if you do not have eclipse glasses?
Presented on Thursday, February 22, Noon-1:00pm 

Eclipse Soundscapes & Dark Skies

Eclipse Soundscapes & Dark Skies

How does life on Earth, specifically wildlife, respond to eclipses? And how does light pollution affect our communities (and our enjoyment of the eclipse)?
Presented on Monday, March 4, 3:00-4:00pm

Raven Steals the Sun: Native American Eclipse Stories

Storyteller Perry Ground (Turtle Clan, Onondaga Nation) brings Native American Sun and Eclipse legends to life in this engaging and interactive presentation for all ages.
This event will be streamed live from the Tompkins County Public. Click on the link above to register for the in person program.
Monday, March 25, 10:00am-11:00am

This was not recorded, per the presenter's wishes, but find Perry at the following events:

Tuesday, April 2 at 6:30 pm in Groton (Tompkins County)

Wednesday, April 3 at 11 am at the New York State Museum (Albany)

Thursday, April 4 at 4 pm in Alfred (Allegany County)

Other Professional Development Opportunities


This project is administered by the South Central Regional Library Council.