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Solar Eclipse Glasses recalled on Amazon

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 Oregon…See More
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TAG: Post It Note Mural at Harrison County Public Library

June 6, 2017 from 6pm to 7:30pm
Harrison County teens in grades 7-12 are invited to build a post it note mural in the Teen Central section of the library. (Prizes are in for the TAG members that participated in the Teen Video Challenge, so we will be handing out prizes.)See More
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TAG: Movie Shorts at Harrison County Public Library

May 30, 2017 from 6pm to 7:30pm
Harrison County teens are invited to a night of movie shorts. Join us as we watch comical animation. We will talk about our Summer Reading Program and taking the Teen Read Challenge at Harrison County Public Library. Challenge yourself today and have a chance to win great local prizes on a weekly basis and a grand prize of $100, $50, or $25 Visa card!  See More
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Started by Autumn Jan 24, 2012. 0 Replies

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

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Started by Autumn. Last reply by Autumn Mar 8, 2011. 3 Replies

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

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Solar Eclipse Glasses recalled on Amazon

Posted by Eden Ransdell on August 15, 2017 at 10:30am 0 Comments

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 …

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Build a Pinhole Projector - a safe alternative to eclipse glasses

Posted by Eden Ransdell on August 8, 2017 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

A pinhole projector is the simplest and safest way to view the eclipse, and you probably already have the materials lying around your house!  Here are some examples of various styles you can put together.

Paper Plate Eclipse Viewer

(Image from Nurturestore.co.uk)…

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Safe sources for Solar Eclipse glasses

Posted by Eden Ransdell on August 2, 2017 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

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…

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Library offers Pre-Eclipse Programs

Posted by Alisa Burch on August 2, 2017 at 8:38am 0 Comments

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,…

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