Juneau Public Libraries RSS FeedLatest News Items Posted on the City and Borough of Juneau Websitehttp://www.juneau.org/library/Family Night for Preschoolers: Viva Mexico--Tuesday, January 06, 2015http://www.juneau.org/library/pdfs/20141230102819.pdfLooking to escape the cold and dark Juneau winter? Let's head to Mexico! Tickle your tongue with a short lesson in Spanish, learn about Mexican culture, and listen to a Mexican folk story with Parents as Teachers and Educator, Lisa Arehart. We will also make traditional tissue flowers and a light meal will be served. This is a great opportunity to connect with other parents, daydream about warmer places, learn about a new culture, and there will be a free book to take home for the kids! Questions? Call AEYC AT 789-1235(05:30 PM-Downtown Library)Tue, 30 Dec 2014 10:28:19 -0900Holiday Community Read Aloud--Wednesday, December 24, 2014http://www.juneau.org/library/pdfs/20141204055536.pdfCome be part of a new holiday tradition by reading Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" and CLement Clarke Moore's "The Night Before Christmas" aloud. Share in the reading of these holiday favorites. We'll kick off the reading of "A Christmas Carol" at the Downtown Library with "Marley was dead, to begin with." and end with Tiny Tim's "God bless us, everyone!" With over 25 parts for community members to read, we'll all share in Scrooge's classic journey. (11:30 AM-Downtown Library)Thu, 04 Dec 2014 17:55:36 -0900Family Night for Preschoolers - Let's Dance--Tuesday, December 02, 2014http://www.juneau.org/library/Shake it, baby!!! Join special guests Eve and Amanda from the New Moon Dance Troupe as we learn some new belly dancing moves to keep ourselves warm on a brisk December night. Crafts and a light supper will be provided and all children receive a free book. Questions call AEYC at 789-1235.(05:30 PM-Downtown Library)Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:12:53 -0900Family Night for Preschoolers--Tuesday, November 04, 2014http://www.juneau.org/library/After hitting the polls head to the library to let your child cast their own vote as pumpkins and apples duel it out in the race of the century. Guest speaker Mara Early will be on hand to talk about voting and to help us tally the results of which fall treat will rank as Juneau's choice. Crafts and a light supper will be provided and all children receive a free book. Questions call AEYC at 789-1235(05:30 PM-Downtown Library)Mon, 03 Nov 2014 12:24:39 -0900Family Night for Preschoolers--Tuesday, October 07, 2014http://www.juneau.org/library/Join special guest Alec Mesdag of AELP as we light up the night with a "shocking" activity! Since the dark days are ahead of us, we have a stash of reflective duct tape so bring your kid's rain/winter gear and decorate it so they can be little walking reflectors for the long, long winter. The night will also include a light meal, great chances to connect with other parents and a free book for the kids! Questions call AEYC at 789-1235(05:30 PM-Downtown Library)Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:32:33 -0800Science Friday at the Library: Yes, It is Rocket Science--Friday, September 26, 2014http://www.juneau.org/library/pdfs/20140906121013.pdfWe'll video chat with the Seattle Museum of Flight for a history lesson on rockets. Afterwards, we'll break into teams and build and launch our own rockets. Will your egg survive the rocket ride? This programs is best suited for ages 8 and up. (01:00 PM-Downtown Library)Sat, 06 Sep 2014 12:10:13 -0800Toddler Time is BACK!--Monday, August 25, 2014http://www.juneau.org/library/(10:00 AM-Downtown Library)Sun, 24 Aug 2014 13:15:00 -0800Veggies for Kids--Health Happy Hour--Monday, August 25, 2014http://www.juneau.org/library/When children are introduced to vegetables-- even crazy-looking ones like kohlrabi-- in simple and fun ways, their eating habits can be changed for a lifetime. Join Sarah Lewis, UAS Cooperative Extension Service agent, as she explains the biology, psychology, and flavor-ology of getting kids to accept (and even love!) vegetables. Her presentation will include current research, helpful tips, and fun recipes to cook for and with kids.(05:30 PM-Downtown Library)Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:38:06 -0800Family Night For Preschoolers--Tuesday, September 02, 2014http://www.juneau.org/library/Family Night for Preschoolers is back at the Downtown Library. Tonight's theme is Salmon. We'll have a craft and a light supper. Each child will receive a free book to take home.(05:30 PM-Downtown Library)Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:28:11 -0800Family Night for Preschoolers--Saturday, September 02, 2000http://www.juneau.org/library/Family Night for Preschoolers is back at the Downtown Library! Tonight's theme will be salmon. We'll have a craft and a light supper. Each child will get a free book to take home.(05:30 PM-Downtown Library)Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:26:25 -0800