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HCPL would like to provide materials for the topics students need each year for class, but many times cannot get materials quickly enough to meet project deadlines (especially when asked the night before). In an effort to have more materials on…Continue
Originally the Library created, printed, addressed, stamped, and sent a 3 page newsletter seasonally. But the newsletter was sent to only around 300 of the now 39,364 (2010 Census) citizens of Harrison County. This newsletter is now being…Continue
This is a human eye with a permanently burned retina.
If you look at the eclipse without proper protection, it could soon be yours. Are you paying attention yet? (Picture from …Continue
If you will be using solar eclipse glasses to view the eclipse on August 21, make sure they are real before you trust your vision with them! Safe solar glasses should have have the ISO 12312-2 standard printed on them as well as the name of a reputable manufacturer. Be warned that there many listings on Amazon for glasses that claim to be made in the USA by American Paper Optics, but are actually Chinese imitations. These…Continue
In cooperation with the Harrison County Public Library astronomer Mark Steven Williams of StarGeezer Astronomy will host a series of Total Solar Eclipse Preview programs in Harrison County August 9 - August 15.
In addition to viewing the Sun through telescopes with safe solar filters and demonstrations of a “pinhole camera”, guests will learn the local circumstances of the eclipse, the history, science and folklore of eclipses, why there aren’t eclipses each month,…Continue
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