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Downtown Family Night
First Thursdays @ 5:30pm
Juneau Library - September through May
Downtown Family Night is a great chance for the whole family to enjoy the library. Each month JPL brings in a guest speaker from the community to provide an informative and entertaining experience for young and old.
A light supper is provided as are themed crafts, in addition to the stories and presentation by the guest.
Preschool Family Night
Third Thursdays @ 5:30pm
Valley Library - November through March
Preschool Family Night is a great chance for pre-schoolers and their families to enjoy the library. November through March, the library and thread/AEYC-SEA (the Association for the Education of Young Children- Southeast Alaska) pair up with a community partner to provide a fun and educational experience for young and old. Past partners have included Gastineau Humane Society, the Raptor Center, and Arrow Refuse. Parent Education is a new feature of this program.
A light supper is provided as are themed crafts, stories and a presentation from the partner. Each child attending receives a free book to take home.
Checkout the JPL Youtube Channel to see some videos from Family Night featuring a White Pass and Yukon Railroad Conductor reading "The Little Engine That Could"!