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TOTAL ECLIPSE 2017: SOLAR POWERED FUN: 10 a.m., Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St., Wheaton. Grab a pair of eclipse viewing glasses, make a pinhole viewer, get eclipse information and watch NASA's live webcast from Southern Illinois University. Information: www.wheatonlibrary.org.
SOLAR ECLIPSE WATCH: 1 p.m., Westmont Public Library, 428 N. Cass Ave., Westmont. Watch the solar eclipse from the library parking lot with glasses provided by a NASA library grant. Information: www.westmont.illinois.gov.
SOLAR ECLIPSE VIEWING PARTY: 9:30 a.m., Lisle Library District, 777 Front St., Lisle. Anytime during the eclipse (from 11:53 a.m. to 2:42 p.m.) the south parking lot, will feature viewing of the partial solar eclipse (at 1:19 p.m.). The first 50 individuals will receive complimentary viewing glasses to safely view this natural wonder. Cost: Free. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUNSATIONAL SOLAR ECLIPSE: 11 a.m., West Chicago Public Library, 118 W. Washington St., West Chicago. Celebrate the celestial event of the decade, a near total eclipse of the sun in West Chicago. Program includes facts, crafts and a safe way to view. Information: www.westchicago.lib.il.us.
SOLAR ECLIPSE VIEWING PICNIC: 11:30 a.m., Warrenville Public Library, 28W251 Stafford Place, Warrenville. Meet at the commons (between the library and City Hall) to view the eclipse. Bring a lunch and lawn chairs or blankets. Eclipse glasses available. Cost: Free. Information: 630-393-1171.