Get FREE Eclipse Glasses & More!

moore-logo-colorThe Space Science Institute (SSI) was recently awarded a grant from the Moore Foundation that will provide 1.26 million solar viewing glasses and other resources for 1,500 public libraries across the nation. These libraries will serve as centers for eclipse education and viewing for their communities.

“We’re pleased to help two million eyes enjoy and understand this astronomical spectacle with astronomical spectacles,”
– Robert Kirshner, Ph.D., Chief Program Officer – Moore Foundation

This new grant opportunity provided by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation will allow your library to access up to 200, or 1,000 FREE eclipse shades (on a first-come, first-served basis). To qualify, your library will be required to complete a 2-Step registration process which will include general library information and verification of your library’s commitment to an eclipse event (on or around August 21, 2017), additional information such as general event details, promotional examples and an agreement to some basic event statements.

After you complete Step 1 (below), we will will notify your library when Step 2 is required to complete your registration.

Step 1: Preliminary Inquiry

Note: All fields are required.

Library Name:

Contact Name:

Library Address:

City:

State (ie CO):

Zip Code:

Contact Phone Number (please use xxx-xxx-xxxx format):

Contact Email:

Library Website:

Where did you hear about this? (please be specific)

Community Type:

Service Area Population:

Note: By submitting this form, you are agreeing to allow STAR_Net to display your contact information on our website to allow organizations such as astronomical societies, etc. to reach out to your library as potential partners for the 2017 Solar Eclipse.

Step 2. Submit Additional Information

To determine your library’s needs and commitment to host an eclipse event, we will require that your library submit additional information such as general event details, promotional examples and agree to some basic event statements.

Note: We will notify your library when Step 2 is required to complete your registration.