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Let's Read 20, Marion! DAY to kick off National Reading Month.
LR20 will be distributing the book - Eclipse by Andy Rash - to all elementary and preschools in Marion County to have the book read to all the classrooms on March 1 to kick off National Reading Month.
Want to join in on this county-wide event? Head down to the library on March 1, read the book, take a photo, and tag us on social media! Books are available for checkout, and is available on the Marion Tallgrass Trail's BookWalk. (Flyer to share in English and Spanish)
- A list of additional books in the Marion Public Library collections related to space concepts and eclipses. Use your teacher card and reserve.
- Educator guide from the National Science Teaching Association
- Solar Eclipse Activities booklet for Libraries (Schools too!) Scroll down to the big blue "Read More About the Eclipse" square to find the link to this eclipse booklet.
- Eclipse Educator Guide from Deborah Skapik, NASA Eclipse Ambassador. The book "Look UP, Below!" offers teachers background material on eclipses with ready-to-go activity pages for duplication for the classroom. Each school system received the educator guide after she visited Marion in late summer. Check with your administrator for this book or visit the publishing house: DLS publication.