These libraries in north Georgia are partnering to get free eclipse glasses

Where you can find yours.

ATLANTA -- Excitement continues to grow as the date for the upcoming solar eclipse quickly approaches. 

If you're still looking for a place to get those much-needed glasses to view the celestial event, your local library may be a good place to check. 

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A group called STAR_Net is giving away free eclipse glasses at libraries nationwide, including many locations right here in north Georgia. 

11Alive compiled a few of those libraries in the metro area and more, so eclipse-goers can easily find a location near them.

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STAR_Net, part of a partnership with the National Center for Interactive Learning, the American Library Association and other groups, has handed out nearly 2 million free eclipse glasses and thousands of education kits across the nation.

The glasses are a necessary part of viewing the solar eclipse, as they will protect your eyes from permanent damage

*Information provided by STAR_Net. Visit STAR_Net to find a location outside the metro area.

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