OTTUMWA-The Ottumwa Public Library is excited to participate in the upcoming total eclipse happening on Monday, August 21, 2017.
We will be giving out free protective eclipse viewing glasses on a first come, first serve basis between now and August 21.
Then, on the big day, Monday, August 21st, we will be streaming video from NASA’s Eclipse live stream in our meeting room all day and we will go outside to see for ourselves the total eclipse as it crosses the Ottumwa area. According to NASA, https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/eclipse-101 , the eclipse will start in Ottumwa at 11:45 am with a max eclipse (95.37%) at 1:11 pm and will end by 2:36 pm.
Call 641-682-7563 with questions. All are welcome!