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August 2, 2017

All Eyes on the Sky at The County Library’s Solar Eclipse Viewing Parties

Kelsy Thompson - Email
(801) 944-7522

SALT LAKE COUNTY, UT — Turn around, bright eyes. It's a total eclipse of the sun! The County Library is offering programs and viewing parties in celebration of the total solar eclipse on August 21. Viewing party locations and times are detailed below:

  • Bingham Creek - 10 am
  • Herriman - 10 am
  • Magna - 10 am
  • Millcreek - 10 am
  • Sandy - 10 am
  • South Jordan - 10 am
  • West Jordan - 10 am
  • Riverton - 10:15 am
  • Whitmore - 10:15 am
  • Taylorsville - 10:30 am
  • Holladay - 11 am


In addition to viewing parties on the day of the solar eclipse, the County Library is hosting several solar eclipse programs leading up to August 21. To find solar eclipse programs taking place at the County Library, visit Viewing glasses will be available at various solar eclipse programs, on a first come, first served basis.


Programs and events taking place across the County, as well as basic solar eclipse information, can be found online using #AllEyesOnTheSky and by visiting the Clark Planetarium's website.

The eclipse will begin at 10:13 am (MST) and will end at 12:59 pm. The Salt Lake County Library advises viewers to never look directly at the sun during a solar eclipse. For information about viewing safety, visit NASA-Eye Safety During Solar Eclipses.


About Salt Lake County Library

Salt Lake County Library is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of our community by inspiring imagination, satisfying curiosity and providing a great place for everyone to visit. You belong at the County Library and your interest to read, create, learn, play and connect is supported by our employees, programs, collection and online resources. Early and lifelong learning, as well as equal access for all, are at the forefront of all that we do. Salt Lake County Library is one of 2,240 libraries in the nation to receive free viewing glasses from STAR_Net, as part of their 2017 Solar Eclipse program.