Get Your Solar Eclipse Shades At The Library

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OCEAN COUNTY – All branches of the Ocean County Library will have Eclipse Shades available on a first come, first served basis. The library received the Eclipse Shades through a grant from STAR_Net, funded by the NASA@ My Library program.

In addition, the following branches will offer solar eclipse themed programs:

  • Barnegat Branch, 609-698-3331, Solar Eclipse Party at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, August 21. Light snacks and stickers will be available.
  • Beachwood Branch, 732-244-4573, Solar Eclipse at 7 p.m. on Monday, August 21. Learn about the partial solar eclipse on the night of this incredible event.
  • Little Egg Harbor Branch, 609-294-1197, Solar Eclipse Party at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, August 21. There will be snacks and games.
  • Plumsted Branch, 609-758-7888, Eclipse Drop-in Craft at 1 p.m. on Monday, August 14 and Solar Eclipse Craft at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, August 16. Drop-in to celebrate the solar eclipse with an interactive eclipse craft.
  • Stafford Branch, 609-597-3381, Solar Eclipse Painting at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, August 18. Paint a solar eclipse. All materials will be provided.
  • Toms River Branch, 732-349-6200, Solar Eclipse Drop-in Craft at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, August 21. Drop-in for a fun craft as we prepare for the partial solar eclipse.
  • Tuckerton Branch, 609-296-1470, Bask in the Fun at 2 p.m. on Monday, August 21. Join in the fun as there will be crafts and activities on hand to prepare for the solar eclipse.
  • Waretown Branch, 609-693-5133, Solar Eclipse Event at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, August 21. Solar eclipse activities will take place up until the main event. Prior to the event, learn what solar eclipses are and participate in a STEM project.

These programs are free and open to the public, but some require registration. To register, call the branches or visit