From safety best practices to knowing the science of an eclipse, putting together eclipse-themed programming can be a challenge. Thankfully, you’re not alone! There’s a ton of resources from folks like NASA to help guide you. We’ve curated a list of some we think are particularly helpful.

To start, find out when the eclipse is passing through your town.


American Astronomical Society: The Solar Eclipse Experience

American Astronomical Society: Resources

Free Eclipse Glasses for Libraries

Great American Eclipse: Essential Eclipse Resources

NASA: April 8, 2024, Solar Eclipse

Resources Connecting Eclipses and Other Fields (Particularly the Humanities)

SCIGames: Solar Eclipse Activities for Libraries

How to run an eclipse-related activity

NASA: Model a Solar Eclipse Activity

NASA: Solar Eclipse Lessons

Rochester Museum and Science Center: Activity Resources

Space Science Institute: 2023-2024 Eclipse Activities

Starnet: Solar Eclipse Activities for Libraries

SCIGames: Solar Eclipse Activities for Libraries

UT Dallas: Ari the Armadillo Astronomer’s Solar Eclipse Safety Comic


Interactive Solar Eclipse Map

National Eclipse Map


American Astronomical Society: How to View a Solar Eclipse Safely

American Academy of Ophthalmology: Solar Eclipse Eye Safety

NASA: Eye Safety During a Solar Eclipse