Juneau Public Libraries RSS FeedLatest News Items Posted on the City and Borough of Juneau Websitehttp://www.juneau.org/library/Dark Winter Nights--Thursday, February 25, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/Dark Winter Nights: True Stories from Alaska is a live storytelling event in which Alaskans share their amazing stories. This program was born from frustration with how Alaska is depicted in reality TV. Participants are invited to bring a story to share. (06:00 PM-Downtown Library)Fri, 29 Jan 2016 13:49:17 -0900Valentine Card Making Party--Saturday, February 06, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/Join us in creating valentines for your friends and loved ones. Supplies provided. All ages. (03:00 PM-Downtown Library)Fri, 29 Jan 2016 13:41:15 -0900Early Literacy Begins at Birth--Friday, February 05, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/Presented through OWL videoconference by Linda Klein from the Ready to Read Resource Center in Anchorage. Explore how to foster brain and language development in children five and under. Children’s activities provided separately. (03:00 PM-Downtown Library)Fri, 29 Jan 2016 13:35:24 -0900Downtown Family Night--Thursday, February 04, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/Val Snyder of the Brown Boots Co. will join us with several fun storybook costumes. We’ll have a craft and a light supper. All ages welcome. (05:30 PM-Downtown Library)Fri, 29 Jan 2016 13:30:54 -0900Downtown Family Night--Thursday, January 07, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/To celebrate the return of Cuentacuentos Infantil, please join special guest, Olga Lijo, who will share stories and songs in Spanish. We'll have a craft and a light supper All ages welcome. (05:30 PM-Downtown Library)Thu, 31 Dec 2015 09:42:35 -0900Downtown Family Night--Thursday, December 03, 2015http://www.juneau.org/library/Wildlife Biologist, Kristen Romanoff from Alaska Department of Fish and Game will highlight the behaviors of animals in winter. We’ll learn how they stay warm and survive the winter months. A light supper and craft will be provided. (05:30 PM-Downtown Library)Wed, 02 Dec 2015 12:05:01 -0900Downtown Family Night--Thursday, November 05, 2015http://www.juneau.org/library/Be sure to wear your pajamas and get cozy with Courtney from the Red Onion Spice & Tea Company. We’ll warm up as we learn about spices and tea making.(05:30 PM-Downtown Library)Thu, 29 Oct 2015 14:30:29 -0800Downtown Family Night featuring Ishmael Hope--Thursday, October 01, 2015http://www.juneau.org/library/pdfs/20150929012906.pdfOur October guest will be Ishmael Hope, a Tlingit/Inupiaq writer and storyteller, and father of four. Also joining us will be John Katasse, who belongs to the people who own the Strong Man history. Video: Indigenous Games: an interview with Ishmael Hope of Never Alone http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/BobWhitaker/20150624/246947/Video_Indigenous_Games_an_interview_with_Ishmael_Hope_of_Never_Alone.php(05:30 PM-Downtown Library)Tue, 29 Sep 2015 14:00:02 -0800Batman Day--Saturday, September 26, 2015http://www.juneau.org/library/Come celebrate the Dark Knight while also learning about our bat population in Juneau. Alaska Robotics will be on hand to talk about the world's most popular super hero and help you craft your won Batman and Superhero comics. We'll also have several interactive bat stations set up to learn more about the Bat Monitoring project in Juneau through the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. (12:30 PM-Downtown Library)Wed, 09 Sep 2015 14:52:16 -080049 Writer's "Shaped by the North" Authors' Panel Discussion--Thursday, September 24, 2015http://www.juneau.org/library/This panel will feature Alaskan writers Melinda Moustakis, Ernestine Hayes, Brendan Jones, and photographer Ben Huff discussing how th3e landscape has shaped them as artists and shaped their work. Moustakis is author of "Bear Down, Bear North: Alaska Stories" which won the Flannery O'Connor Award, the Maurice Prize, and was a 5 under 35 selection by the National BOok Foundation. (06:30 PM-Downtown Library)Wed, 09 Sep 2015 14:49:16 -0800