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Online Eclipse Resources

The Great American Solar Eclipse is Monday, August 21st. Find out more at the links below!

NASA Eclipse Page 

Interactive map of the eclipse

Eclipsophile: Climatology and Weather for Celestial Events

What Will the Eclipse Look Like in Your State? 

American Astronomical Society Solar Filters


Real.Good.Play. Imagination Playground Blocks

Play is the beginning of knowledge.” – George Dorsey

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Experience Imagination Playground Big Blue Blocks for two sessions of self-guided, open play that encourages sharing and collaboration, exercises problem-solving skills and complex thinking, and allows creative self-expression for children. This mobile play system is a safe, structured, and productive way to give children a way to control and shape the big world around them.

Thursday, August 24

10-11:30 am for ages 5 & under

12:30 to 2 pm for ages over 5

To register, please call 203-262-0626 ext. 3.

This program is generously funded by the Virginia Fabiani Memorial Gift Fund and the Friends of the Southbury Public Library.


Author Talk with Dr. Kevin Gutzman

Thursday, August 24th at 7pm

Bestselling author Kevin Gutzman, will speak on his new book Thomas Jefferson–Revolutionary: a Radical’s Struggle to Remake America.   Dr. Gutzman will discuss some of the overlooked ways Jefferson shaped America, and how his radical views are often underplayed by many academics today. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southbury Public Library.

Kevin Gutzman


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NASA Eclipse Page:
Eclipsophile: Climatology and Weather for Celestial Events:
What will the Eclipse Look Like in Your State:
American Astronomical Society: