Library to host solar eclipse viewing event

Published 8:45 am Thursday, August 10, 2017

Monday, Aug. 14 will be the “Build a Better World” Ice Cream Celebration hosted by the Friends of Davie Countuy Public Library at 6:30 p.m. as a reward for families in the summer reading incentive programs.

Ryan Short will be available to create balloon sculptures for each participant. Volunteers and reading incentive program participants are invited to this free event concluding the Summer Reading Program.

MPR for Teens to Paint the Wall on Tuesdays from 2-5 p.m. and Thursday mornings from 10-noon will go through Aug. 24.

Pre-school Story Time continues on Fridays year round at 11 a.m.

On Monday, Aug. 21, the library will host a Solar Eclipse Extravaganza from 2-3 p.m. People of all ages are invited to bring their own blankets or chairs to sit and enjoy the eclipse outside. Inside, there will be crafts, activities, educational displays and safety glasses necessary to witness the eclipse – all free. The supply of glasses is limited, so first come first serve. Check the Facebook page and website for how to build an eclipse viewer to bring and to learn more about this celestial phenomenon.