Bring your library card to the Oak Ridge Public Library on August 14 and you can receive a free pair of eclipse viewing glasses.
There is a limit of one pair per account, and the glasses will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.
For more information, call the library at (865) 425-3455.
The partial eclipse will generally start in Oak Ridge at 1:04 p.m. August 21, and totality will take place at 2:33 p.m. It has been estimated that the total solar eclipse in Oak Ridge will last 27 to 31 seconds.
You can see our other stories on the solar eclipse here. Those stories include information on viewing sites that include the American Museum of Science and Energy, East Tennessee Technology Park, and University of Tennessee Arboretum.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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