Juneau Public Libraries RSS FeedLatest News Items Posted on the City and Borough of Juneau Websitehttp://www.juneau.org/library/Science on Screen: Yippee Ki Yay and the Science of Working with Explosives--Tuesday, December 01, 2015http://www.juneau.org/library/Discover the science involved in working with explosives to create fireworks displays and avalanche control with our panel of local experts and then stay for the screening of the movie Die Hard. Rated R.(07:30 PM-Valley Library)Thu, 19 Nov 2015 15:07:34 -0900Woosh Kinaadeiyí Open Mic--Friday, November 20, 2015http://www.juneau.org/library/Woosh Kinaadeiyí will host the first event of their sixth season with an Open Mic on Friday, November 20th at 6:30pm. The Open Mic will be held at the Mendenhall Valley Public Library, located at 3025 Dimond Park Loop, Juneau. The event will be hosted by Dee Jay DeRego, with the Woosh Kinaadeiyí Band. It is a non-competitive event open to poets and performers of all ages and all abilities. Sign up to read at 6 pm. In contrast to previous years, this season features a rotating monthly schedule of non-competitive Open Mics, competitive Poetry Slams, and Spoken Word Workshops. The organization hopes this allows more performance and educational opportunities for emerging artists in the community.(06:00 PM-Valley Library)Thu, 19 Nov 2015 15:00:25 -0900Game Day at the Library--Saturday, November 21, 2015http://www.juneau.org/library/Play our games or bring your own! All are welcome but available games are rated ages 8 to adult. Snacks and games provided by the Friends of the Library and Platypus Gaming.(11:00 AM-Valley Library)Tue, 10 Nov 2015 14:41:47 -0900Family Night for PreSchoolers--Thursday, November 19, 2015http://www.juneau.org/library/pdfs/20151110024034.pdfPreschool Family Nights are kicking off the series with the Whimsy of Weather! Join a real live weather person from the NOAA weather service to learn about the ever changing winds, rains, and sunshine of SE Alaska. This year the evening is structured around the Ready for Kindergarten curriculum. It will include a parent session, craft activity, light supper, and every child will take home a FREE Book! Contact AEYC for more information, 789-1235.(05:30 PM-Valley Library)Tue, 10 Nov 2015 14:40:34 -0900Cancer Connection Let's Talk Training--Tuesday, November 17, 2015http://www.juneau.org/library/A support program matching people diagnosed with cancer with others who have undergone similar experiences. If you’re interested in becoming a Cancer Connection volunteer or need communication skills to support someone going through cancer treatment attend this free training. Contact Beth Weigel at 586-0434(05:30 PM-Valley Library)Tue, 10 Nov 2015 14:43:45 -0900Storytelling--Saturday, November 14, 2015http://www.juneau.org/library/Annual Telebration featuring Tom Cosgrove, Anne Fuller, Pete Griffin, Pat McLear and more! Family friendly stories intended for teen and adult audiences. Sponsored in part by the National Storytelling Network.(06:00 PM-Valley Library)Tue, 10 Nov 2015 14:42:31 -0900The Art of Memoir: Writing Workshop with Ernestine Hayes--Saturday, November 14, 2015http://www.juneau.org/library/Author of the American Book Award winning memoir, Blonde Indian, and UAS Associate Professor of English, Ernes􏰀ne Hayes will lead a community wri􏰀ng workshop with an emphasis on the memoir. Workshop is free but space is limited. Contact Beth Weigel to register: beth.weigel@juneau.org(11:00 AM-Valley Library)Tue, 10 Nov 2015 14:26:49 -0900Grand Opening Celebration--Saturday, November 07, 2015http://www.juneau.org/library/Entertainment by: Juneau Pipe Band, Alaskapella, Heart Strings, Thunder Mt. Strings, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Tlingit Culture Language and Literacy Dance Group. Map your brick, tours and fun. Refreshments from the Friends of the Library, including ice cream from Coppa for the first 500 a􏰂endees.(11:30 AM-Valley Library)Thu, 29 Oct 2015 14:33:28 -0800LEGO Club--Wednesday, November 04, 2015http://www.juneau.org/library/First Wednesday of each month at 5:30pm Lego Club, Valley Library – Join Lego guru Ty Keltner for a monthly building challenge with the library Legos. Family building is encouraged, however, Lego building is for children 4 and older. Children ages 4-7 must be accompanied by a parent.(05:30 PM-Valley Library)Thu, 29 Oct 2015 14:28:42 -0800Baby Fair--Thursday, October 15, 2015http://www.juneau.org/library/Join the fun with local experts and families to learn more about baby development, birth support, child care questions, free hearing and vision screenings , flu shots, taking care of you, sleeping like a baby, family friendly activities, door prizes for every family. For expectant families and children ages 0-2. This event is sponsored by Partnerships for Families & Children, Juneau Community Foundation/HOPE Endowment, and thread. For more information contact AEYC at 789-1235. (03:00 PM-Valley Library)Tue, 29 Sep 2015 13:35:24 -0800