In Lemont, the eclipse begins at 11:53 am and ends at 2:42 pm. The maximum eclipse will occur at 1:19 pm. **Viewing Party at the Library Cancelled**. Glasses will not be provided. The glasses that we purchased through Amazon were recalled and are not considered to be safe. If you received glasses from our library please return them or discard them. We apologize for the inconvenience. For more information about safely viewing the eclipse visit the American Astronomical Society webpage at aas.org/media/press-releases/aas-offers-updated-advice-safely-viewing-solar-eclipse
and the NASA website at eclipse2017.nasa.gov/safety.