Juneau Public Libraries RSS FeedLatest News Items Posted on the City and Borough of Juneau Websitehttp://www.juneau.org/library/Downtown Family Night--Thursday, September 15, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/Singing games, dances, and creative music activities will be led by local Kindermusik educator Jayne Berry. She will also share information about the link between early music learning and emotional, social and intellectual development.(05:30 PM-Downtown Library)Tue, 06 Sep 2016 11:54:57 -0800Bard-a-Thon: Community Read Aloud of Hamlet--Sunday, August 21, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/Join us at the Downtown Juneau Public Library for a First Folio edition of Bard-a-thon and a final reading of Hamlet. Cast yourself as a character in one of Shakespeare's most famous plays. Everyone is invited to read during this last event to celebrate Shakespeare's First Folio. Read with professional actors from the Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre and find direction from internationally known director Graham Watts, author of "Shakespeare's Authentic Texts: Staging from the First Folio." Contact Beth Weigel at 586-0434 for more information. (12:00 PM-Downtown Library)Wed, 17 Aug 2016 14:41:49 -0800Bard-a-Thon: Community Reading of Shakespeare's Scenes and FolioGo tour of Juneau--Saturday, August 20, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/Join us at the Downtown Juneau Public Library for a First Folio edition of Bard-a-thon. Cast yourself as a character in one of Shakespeare's plays as we read scenes from various plays. Then head out on a guided Shakespearean walk between the Downtown Public Library and the Alaska State Library with London based Shakespeare director Graham Watts, author of "Shakespeare's Authentic Texts: Staging from the First Folio." We'll visit points of interest along the way and read aloud classic scenes from the First Folio in the perfect setting.Take some photos and post the with the ‪#‎foliogo‬. Contact Beth Weigel at 586-0434 for more information. (12:30 PM-Downtown Library)Wed, 17 Aug 2016 14:39:29 -0800Bard-a-thon: The First Folio Edition--Friday, August 19, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/Cast yourself as a character in one of Shakespeare's plays. Read with professional actors from the Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre and find direction from internationally known director Graham Watts, author of "Shakespeare's Authentic Texts: Staging from the First Folio." A play or selected scenes will be read. Everyone is welcome to read.(01:00 PM-Downtown Library)Wed, 03 Aug 2016 19:03:53 -0800Author Talk with Ashley Sweeney--Tuesday, August 09, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/Ashley Sweeney will read from her debut novel Eliza Waite, the story of a young woman who travels to the Klondike in the spring of 1898. Signing at Hearthside Books downtown from 4:30-5:30pm prior to this event.(06:00 PM-Downtown Library)Wed, 03 Aug 2016 18:13:37 -0800Author Visit with Jamie Ford--Saturday, May 07, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/Ford will discuss and read from his debut novel, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, which tells the story of two children separated during the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II. Book Signing to follow. Also visit the Empty Chair Exhibit all day inside the library and learn about the forced removal and resettlement of Juneauís Japanese Community, 1941-1951. (04:00 PM-Downtown Library)Thu, 05 May 2016 10:41:04 -0800Downtown Family Night--Thursday, May 05, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/What is your favorite animal? Join us for Downtown Family night tonight, Thursday, May 5th, at 5:30 and bend and balance into your favorite yoga animal poses with yoga instructor, Heather Paige Burke. A light supper will be served at 5:30 with craft and fun for all family members.(05:30 PM-Downtown Library)Thu, 05 May 2016 10:37:34 -0800Downtown Family Night--Thursday, April 07, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/Have you been watching and wondering about the new downtown dock? Special guest this month will be Monica Blanchard of Manson Construction. She is the Project Manager for the new dock facility. Light supper and craft will be provided. (05:30 PM-Downtown Library)Wed, 06 Apr 2016 15:09:55 -0800Science On Screen Presentation with Hank Lentfer--Tuesday, March 22, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/Hank Lentfer, author & naturalist from Gustavus will speak about the science of recording the sounds of nature in Glacier Bay. Part of the National Night of Science on Screen(05:30 PM-Downtown Library)Tue, 01 Mar 2016 18:47:06 -0900Introduction to Ancestry.com--Saturday, March 12, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/Learn how to navigate Ancestry.com, one of the largest online databases for genealogical research, available for free from the Juneau Public Libraries. Bring a laptop if you have one, additional laptops will be available. Workshop led by Teresa Campbell of the Gastineau Genealogical Society.(02:30 PM-Downtown Library)Tue, 01 Mar 2016 18:40:25 -0900