At least 50 Colorado locations giving out free Solar Eclipse resources

DENVER — With the August Great American Solar Eclipse fast approaching, there are dozens of ways to find needed resources like glasses, guides and expertise. 

Nearly 50 libraries, businesses and community centers have stocked up on solar eclipse viewing glasses in Colorado. Check out each below and find the location nearest you.

Note: Some of these locations may be offering free glasses only on the day of the eclipse, and as of the week of Aug. 14, many of these locations have run out of glasses. 

  • Regis University's Denver Campus (More than 1,500 glasses) 
  • Denver Museum of Nature and Science (On Aug. 21) — As of Aug. 16, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science had run out of eclipses viewing glasses. You can check out their website for other free resources. 
  • Warby Parker in Colorado
  • Sterling Public Library
  • Yuma Public Library
  • Red Feather Lakes Mountain Library District
  • Clearview Library District
  • Centennial Area Health Education Center
  • Glenn A. Jones MD Memorial Library
  • Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park
  • Estes Valley Library
  • Lyons Regional Library
  • Longmont Public Library
  • Nederland Community Library
  • Louisville Public Library
  • Lafayette Public Library
  • Mamie Doud Eisenhower Public Library
  • Anythink Libraries (only the Huron Street in Thornton location is participating) 
  • Jefferson County Public Library
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Library
  • Hoffman Library
  • Denver Public Library’s Bear Valley Branch
  • Arapahoe Library District
  • Douglas County Libraries (On the day of the eclipse from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
  • Arapahoe County Public Libraries
  • Elizabeth Branch of Pines & Plains Libraries
  • Simla Library
  • Iron Mountain Hot Springs (Glenwood Springs) 
  • USAFA Base Library
  • Rockrimmon Library
  • Penrose Library of the Pikes Peak Library District
  • Security Public Library near Fountain
  • Fountain Library
  • Canon City Public Library
  • John C. Fremont Library District
  • Pueblo City County Library District
  • Woodruff Memorial Library
  • Park County Public Library
  • Bud Werner Memorial Library
  • West Routt Library District
  • South Routt Library District
  • Eagle Valley Library District
  • Basalt Regional Library District
  • Pitkin County Library
  • Mesa County Public Library’s Collbran Branch Library
  • Mount Garfield Middle School Library
  • West Middle School STEM center (For students and teachers only)
  • Montrose Regional Library District
  • Gunnison County Library District
  • Wilkinson Public Library
  • Dolores Public Library
  • Durango Public Library

Denver7 has extensively reported on hotel availability, which towns will be in the path of totality and how much of the total eclipse many towns in Colorado. Check out our previous reporting here. 

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