View the Night Sky at the Scotch Plains Public Library

On Monday, July 23 at 8:00 pm, astrono-educator Bob Reichman will return to the Scotch Plains Public Library with his telescope for outdoor viewing. A 90% moon should be out all afternoon and evening, and Jupiter and Saturn should also be visible. This program is appropriate for attendees age 4 and older.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Scotch Plains Public Library as part of the Libraries Rock summer reading program.

Registration is not required.  A raindate has been set for Monday, July 30, if necessary.

 

Contact Information
  1. Reference Staff
  2. 908-322-5007 x204
  3. library@scotlib.org
Mon, July 23
8:00 pm — 9:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 07/23/2018 8:00pm 07/23/2018 9:00pm America/New_York View the Night Sky at the Scotch Plains Public Library

On Monday, July 23 at 8:00 pm, astrono-educator Bob Reichman will return to the Scotch Plains Public Library with his telescope for outdoor viewing. A 90% moon should be out all afternoon and evening, and Jupiter and Saturn should also be visible. This program is appropriate for attendees age 4 and older.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Scotch Plains Public Library as part of ...

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