Miami Memorial Library has partnered with Tonto National Monument to Celebrate the Great American Eclipse

Solar Eclipse 2017 Events

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News Release Date: July 31, 2017

Contact: Eric Schreiner, 928-467-2241

Roosevelt, AZ- Join the Miami Memorial Library and Tonto National Monument to participate in the Great American Eclipse on August 21, 2017. During this national event, the shadow of the moon will sweep across the United States in a narrow band from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean in a spectacle that hasn't occurred in decades. In fact, the last total solar eclipse for the United States was nearly 40 years ago. The rest of the U.S. and North America will see a partial eclipse, with the Moon covering up only part of the Sun.

This will be a great opportunity for our local community to celebrate science, with fun, hands-on and multimedia activities, culminating in the eclipse event on August 21, 2017. Programs are free and open to the public.

Great American Eclipse Program Schedule:

August 1- 4, 2017- "How the Universe Works" Video Series- 3:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Miami Memorial Library, 282 S Adonis Avenue, Miami
8 episode video series; two episodes shown daily

August 8- 11 & 15- 17, 2017- "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey"- 3:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Miami Memorial Library, 282 S Adonis Avenue, Miami
13 episodes video series; two episodes shown daily

August 17, 2017- Archaeoastronomy: Eclipses of the Past- 5:30 PM- 6:30 PM
Globe Council Chambers, City of Globe Municipal Building, 150 N. Pine Street, Globe
Program presented by Jennifer Smith, Tonto National Monument Education Ranger

August 18, 2017- "Mel Gibson's Apocalypto" - 3:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Miami Memorial Library, 282 S. Adonis Avenue, Miami
Subtitled Film; Rated R

August 21, 2017- The Great American Eclipse- 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Bullion Plaza Museum, 150 N Plaza Circle, Miami
Solar telescopes and eclipse glasses will be available

Tonto National Monument protects two cliff dwellings built by the Salado people over 700 years ago. Established as a national monument in 1907 by President Teddy Roosevelt, the cliff dwellings were part of the early archeological preservation movement in America. Additional information is available on the Monument's Webster,, or you may call 928-467-2241.

For more information contact:

(928) 467-2241 and or visit: 

Last updated: August 1, 2017

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26260 N AZ Hwy 188 Lot 2
Roosevelt, AZ 85545


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