Juneau Public Libraries RSS FeedLatest News Items Posted on the City and Borough of Juneau Websitehttp://www.juneau.org/library/Lights on After School--Monday, October 17, 2016https://www.facebook.com/events/1007096389418893/Looking for a fun way to spend an inservice? Visit the Valley Public Library any time between 3 and 6 to hear from a number of local agencies who provide activities and opportunities to school aged kids outside of school hours. We'll also have snacks, games, and activities. Brought to you by the library and the Zach Gordon Youth Center. See you Monday!(03:00 PM-Valley Library)Thu, 13 Oct 2016 14:11:44 -0800Creepy Cave--Saturday, October 29, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/Ghosties and spiders and bats, oh my! Take a walk through the creepy cave if you dare! Geared towards ages 2-7.(11:00 AM-Valley Library)Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:40:42 -0800Live Community Reading: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Part II--Saturday, October 29, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/Join us for this Reader's Theatre event of Part 2! Return to the world of Harry Potter and find out how the past becomes threatened as a grown up Harry, Ginny, Ron, and Hermione along with a new generation grapples with truth and darkness.(02:30 PM-Valley Library)Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:29:38 -0800Live Community Reading: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Part I--Friday, October 28, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/Join us for this Reader's Theatre event of Part 1! Return to the world of Harry Potter and find out how the past becomes threatened as a grown up Harry, Ginny, Ron, and Hermione along with a new generation grapples with truth and darkness.(06:30 PM-Valley Library)Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:29:18 -0800Think Like a Computer: Introduction to Coding--Thursday, October 27, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/Join our "introduction to coding" class on the fourth Thursday of every month. For ages 8 and up. (06:30 PM-Valley Library)Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:36:51 -0800Baby Fair--Thursday, October 20, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/Join local experts and families to learn more about baby development, birth support, child care questions, free hearing screening, free vision screenings, free flu shots, and more. Door prizes for every family. For expectant families and children ages 0-2.(04:00 PM-Valley Library)Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:34:36 -0800Beginning Genealogy: First Steps to Finding Your Ancestors--Saturday, October 15, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/Would you like to know more about your family history? Learn the basics and join in the fun of genealogy in this interactive workshop. Taught by Teresa Campbell of the Gastineau Genealogical society. It is free but you must register in advance by calling 500-7476 or emailing tcampbell.gen@gmail.com(10:30 AM-Valley Library)Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:31:45 -0800Book Release - Quiet Defiance: Alaska's Empty Chair Story--Friday, October 07, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/Written by the project's co-founder Karleen Grummett, Quiet Defiance gives a history of Juneau's Japanese American community and the second World War. Three former WWII incarcerees will also be attending the book signing. A limited number of complimentary copies will be available while supplies last. This is made possible through the Empty Chair Project and a matching grant from the National Park Service.(05:30 PM-Valley Library)Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:27:18 -0800Wildlife Wednesday--Wednesday, October 05, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/Local Odonatologist, John Hudson, will give an introduction to the dragonflies of Alaska, plus a little bit about the ecology, behavior, and life history of these fascinating insects. Sponsored by the Alaska Wildlife Alliance SE.(07:00 PM-Valley Library)Sun, 02 Oct 2016 11:10:53 -0800Lego Club--Wednesday, October 05, 2016http://www.juneau.org/library/Join LEGO expert Ty Keltner for a monthly LEGO building challenge. For kids ages 18 and under; after 4-7 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.(05:30 PM-Valley Library)Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:18:13 -0800