Check Out Ocean County’s Solar Eclipse Library Programs

Ocean County Freeholder Director Joseph H. Vicari and Ocean County Library Director Susan Quinn checked out the “Eclipse Shades” that were distributed by the Ocean County Library for safe viewing of the solar eclipse on August 21. (Photo courtesy Ocean County)

OCEAN COUNTY – The Ocean County Library has planned a host of family programs to learn more about the eclipse and to safely view it. Library solar eclipse programs that are still accepting registration are:

  • Island Heights Branch, 121 Central Ave., 732-270-6266, 1:30 p.m. on Monday, August 21. Watch the partial solar eclipse and play themed games. This is a children’s program that will be held at the Island Heights Pavilion.
  • Toms River Branch, 101 Washington Street, 732-349-6200, 10:30 a.m. on Monday, August 21 for a children’s craft as we prepare for the partial solar eclipse.
  • Little Egg Harbor Branch, 290 Mathistown Road, 609-294-1197, 2:30 p.m. on Monday, August 21. Get a free pair of glasses and watch the solar eclipse. There will be snacks and games. This is a Teen Program.

The programs are free and open to the public, but registration is required. Eclipse shades are available for registered program participants. An adult 18 or older must sign for the glasses. To register call the branches or visit