February 27, 2024
Put yourself in the path of totality with library resources
Worthington gets a front-row seat for the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse on April 8. Use these resources to prepare for the big day.
Put yourself in the path of totality at the library.
Dazzle friends and family with eclipse facts.
Learn more from NASA about what to expect for the upcoming solar eclipse, including important safety information.
Kate Allen Fox and Khoa Le
J 523.78 FOX
A poetic tribute to the solar eclipse and the magic of togetherness, seen through the eyes of a child.
J 523.78 RAS
After hearing about the total solar eclipse happening in two months, a boy and his father make plans to go see it. They drive to the perfect campsite, not wanting to miss the couple of minutes when the sun will be completely hidden by the moon.
Ilima Loomis and Amanda Cowan
J 523.78 LOO
Documents the once-in-a-lifetime efforts of Shadia Habbal and her team of astronomers to collect data on the 2017 total eclipse to determine how the sun's solar wind and storms are most likely to impact life and technology on Earth.
Examine both the ancient myths and current science behind the world's most striking celestial event-- solar and lunar eclipses.
Mark Littmann and Fred Espenak
A complete guide to solar eclipses with detailed coverage of the 2017 and 2024 total eclipses over the U.S., including how, when and where to see the coming total solar eclipses, how to photograph and video record them, and how to do so safely.
Make this spectacle spectacular with a solar soundtrack.
We nominate "Total Eclipse of the Heart" as the official theme song for the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse.
Don't worry, the sun will only be gone for a few minutes. LEN's "Steal My Sunshine" can help you through it.
Make the most of totality-- there's nothing like "Dancing in the Dark!"
Photo credit: Rick Fienberg / TravelQuest International / Wilderness Travel
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