Annular Solar Eclipse: October 14th, 2023

Total Solar Eclipse: April 8th, 2024

We have solar eclipse viewing glasses available at the Circulation Desk!

  • One (1) pair of glasses per family.
  • Glasses must be picked up at Altoona Public Library.
  • No “reservations” on glasses.
  • Must have ID showing an Altoona address.
  • Due to limited availability families who receive glasses prior to the 10/14/2023 eclipse will not receive another pair prior to the 04/08/2024 eclipse…hold onto them!
  • Visit for more information about eclipse viewing safety.