Juneau Public Libraries RSS FeedLatest News Items Posted on the City and Borough of Juneau Websitehttp://www.juneau.org/library/Bard-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 -0800Merchant of Venice- Folio Readings by Theatre in the Rough--Thursday, August 18, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/He may lose much more than a pound of flesh.(07:00 PM-Valley Library)Wed, 03 Aug 2016 19:00:57 -0800A Midsummer Night's Dream- Folio Readings by Theatre in the Rough--Thursday, August 11, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/Madness and magic in the moonlight(07:00 PM-Valley Library)Wed, 03 Aug 2016 19:00:01 -0800Two Gentlemen of Verona- Folio Readings by Theatre in the Rough--Thursday, August 04, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/Innocence, Italy and a bit with a dog(07:00 PM-Valley Library)Wed, 03 Aug 2016 18:59:17 -0800Author Talk with Graham Watts--Thursday, August 18, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/International theatre director, Graham Watts, will talk about his book "Shakespeare's Authentic Performance Texts: The Cases for Staging from the First Folio" and specifically about creating a role from the Folio texts and the director's approach to working with the text. He'll also speak to the history and legacy of the First Folio to the work being done today in theatre around the world. Members from the Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre will be on hand to demonstrate scenes.(05:30 PM-Valley Library)Wed, 03 Aug 2016 18:54:32 -0800Teen Book Buffet--Tuesday, August 16, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/Come talk books and enjoy snacks. Pizza, Library bingo, giveaways, nerdy book games and conversation. For kids entering 6-12 grade.(12:00 PM-Valley Library)Wed, 03 Aug 2016 18:22:33 -0800David Woodie Presentation--Thursday, August 11, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/Join David Woodie as he speaks about his approach to narrative painting and his Museum exhibit, New Work. David will discuss influences from periods in the history of narrative painting that are both personal and primary influences of his work. Painting selections will include late Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque eras; late 19th and early 20th century painting includes the influence of Modernism, Surrealism, and contemporary approaches.(07:00 PM-Juneau-Douglas City Museum)Wed, 03 Aug 2016 18:20:44 -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 -0800