It's the time of year again when the Perseid Meteor Showers are most visible in the sky. Expect peak visibility from August 10-12.*
If you want to learn more about meteors or other astronomical events, Beauregard Parish Library has plenty of resources to help.
To learn basic information about meteors, you can visit this article in World Book Encyclopedia Online.
For documentaries on meteors, the best place to find them is through our Access Video (AVOD) collection.
If you want to study about astronomy, Universal Class includes an Astronomy 101 class. All Universal Class courses include certificates of completion if you earn a score of 70% or higher.