BOSTON – August 14, 2017 – Due to popular demand, Boston Public Library’s limited supply of solar eclipse glasses is no longer available. Select locations are hosting eclipse-viewing events for various ages on Monday, August 21, and glasses and space at those programs will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. The full schedule of eclipse events can be viewed here.
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