Juneau Public Libraries RSS FeedLatest News Items Posted on the City and Borough of Juneau Websitehttp://www.juneau.org/library/Author 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 -0900Beginning Genealogy: 1st Steps to Finding Your Ancestors--Saturday, March 12, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/Would you like to know more about your family history but don't know where to start? Learn the basics and join in the fun in this interactive workshop, led by Teresa Campbell of the Gastineau Genealogical Society.(12:00 PM-Downtown Library)Tue, 01 Mar 2016 18:39:19 -0900Downtown Family Night--Thursday, March 03, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/Dr. Jessica Blanco, Pediatric dentist will talk about teeth and care. A light supper and craft will be provided.(05:30 PM-Downtown Library)Tue, 01 Mar 2016 18:37:55 -0900Dark 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. Childrenís activities provided separately. (03:00 PM-Downtown Library)Fri, 29 Jan 2016 13:35:24 -0900