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Get Ready For The Solar Eclipse: Visit The Library For A FREE Pair Of Glasses For This Rare Celestial Event

September 14, 2023

In a celestial spectacle that is set to captivate the hearts of astronomy enthusiasts and stargazers alike, Broward County Library is joining the cosmic fray by offering 8,000 pairs of FREE Solar Eclipse Glasses to its cardholders. This initiative coincides with National Library Card Sign-up Month, making it an exciting fusion of astronomical wonder and the love for reading.

The anticipation for this rare celestial event is palpable, as the library system steps forward to ensure that Broward County residents are well-equipped to witness the upcoming Solar Eclipses scheduled for Saturday, October 14th, 2023 and on Monday, April 8th, 2024. To participate in this cosmic giveaway, Broward County Library Cardholders simply need to visit any Broward County Library location during regular service hours and either sign up for a Broward County Library All Access card or present their existing one.

Whether you possess a physical All Access Card or the convenient Broward County Library Mobile App (compatible with both Apple® and Android™ Devices), you are eligible to claim a Complimentary pair of Solar Eclipse Glasses. To ensure fairness and extend this astronomical opportunity to as many people as possible, each Library Cardholder is entitled to one pair of glasses.

Is My Card an All Access Card?
The eligibility criteria for this celestial giveaway are simple. If you hold a Broward County Library card, you're already in the club. All Broward County Library Cards are All Access Cards, providing Cardholders with access to a vast array of resources, including books, DVDs, gadgets, and more.

For those who have yet to experience the wealth of knowledge and entertainment that Broward County Library offers, this is the perfect time to join the library community. By visiting any library location and signing up for a card, you can secure your pair of Solar Eclipse Glasses. Please take a moment to review the identification requirements when signing up.

In the event you've misplaced your Broward County Library Card, worry not! You can obtain a new one at any library branch or even regain access to your account using the Broward County Library Mobile App. The library Staff is ready and willing to assist you with card-related inquiries and issues.

For those who possess Instant eCards (online access only), it's essential to note that this type of card does not qualify for the FREE Solar Eclipse Glasses. However, you can effortlessly upgrade your Instant eCard to an All Access Card, FREE of charge, at any library branch. Please remember to review the ID requirements before making the upgrade.

First Come, First Served
Due to the immense popularity of this event and the limited number of glasses available, the distribution of Solar Eclipse Glasses will operate on a first-come, first-served basis. To secure your pair and guarantee a front-row seat to these celestial wonders, make sure to visit your local library as soon as possible.

As the excitement builds, it is anticipated that the Solar Eclipse Glasses will disappear from library shelves quickly! To stay updated on the availability of glasses at your favorite library location, you can check the dedicated Solar Eclipse Glasses web page for real-time information.

Two Eclipses, One Pair of Glasses
While the astronomical community eagerly anticipates two upcoming eclipse events, Broward County Library is taking a pragmatic approach. The library system will conduct a single distribution event for both the Saturday, October 14th, 2023 and the Monday, April 8th, 2024, Solar Eclipses. As such, it is essential to safeguard and store your Solar Eclipse Glasses meticulously after claiming them so that they can be used for both celestial shows.

Don't miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to obtain your FREE pair of Solar Eclipse Glasses! Visit your nearest Broward County Library location, present your library card, and be part of the cosmic spectacle that awaits. Remember, the universe is vast and full of mysteries and with these Solar Eclipse Glasses in hand, you can explore a bit more of its beauty right from our own corner of the cosmos and your glasses so that they can be used for both events!

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