BLOOMSURG, COLUMBIA COUNT (WBRE/WYOU) The Bloomsburg Public Library was heated with activity Monday as children from the community received a lesson on the solar eclipse.

The Friends of the Library group, a local nonprofit,  donated 100 safety glasses to the Bloomsburg Public Llibrary for children to watch the solar eclipse.

Before the event, the library had a lesson on what the solar eclipse is and legends and myths about it.

“we really hope people get excited about science. you think its just there..but then it does something unbelievable like go away. so we hope people will get into it an really pay attention and dig deeper and get into science ” said Lydia Kegler of the Bloomsburg Public Library.

The next solar eclipse will be on April 8th, 2024. and good news for Pennsylvania — NASA has outlined a map that shows the eclipse stretching from Texas to Maine. which means our area will once again experience the eclipse.