On August 21, 2017, a spectacular total eclipse of the Sun will be visible across the width of the continental U.S. for the first time since 1918. Every state will have at least 60% of the Sun covered by the Moon, and lucky people on a narrow path from Oregon to South Carolina will see the stunning beauty of totality. STAR_Net’s NASA@ My Library initiative with support from NASA, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Research Corporation, and Google, is distributing over 2 million solar viewing glasses and an Eclipse Education Kit to public libraries.

This application must be completed in one sitting. You will not be able to come back and edit your answers. The application will be open until May 1st, so if you do not yet have your publicity information/calendar notices ready, you may complete your application at a later date.

The application FAQ can be found here.
To preview the application questions, click here.

You will be asked to agree to follow the safe viewing practices that are described in the “Observer’s Guide to Viewing the Eclipse” (National Science Teachers Association). Transportation, health, and other safety information can be accessed on the STAR_Net Eclipse Resource Center. Please review this material before completing the application.

Applications will be reviewed in the order that they were received, and glasses will be distributed on a first come/first accepted basis.
You will receive on-screen confirmation that your information has been submitted. We will notify you separately if your application is selected.