Solar Eclipse Watch Party

Library's are More Than Just Books with Events Like the Solar Eclipse Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) is leading a growing trend among libraries to offer adventure kits, mobile hot spots, and other non-traditional library materials along with standard book circulation.  “The Rochester Hills Public Library strives to be an educational town square by offering materials and activities that enrich the lives of our community members while keeping them engaged and entertained,” says … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, What’s the Best Way to Watch a Solar Eclipse?

Dear Crabby, Have you ever seen a solar eclipse and what is the best way to view one? Will you be traveling to a better viewing area for next month's total solar eclipse? Wonderingly, LaceK Dear LaceK, It's been 99 years since the last coast-to-coast total solar eclipse. I wasn't around yet for that one, but I've seen a few eclipses - solar and lunar - right here in Michigan. Now, I understand this one, coming on August 21 at about 1:00 p.m., will be around 80% full coverage in our … [Read more...]