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Director named for Juneau libraries

Barbara Berg, an 18-year employee of the Juneau Public Library, was named director...for the job. City Manager Rod Swope made the appointment Thursday. "Barbara Berg is a seasoned librarian who brings years of professional experience to...
Breaking ground for books

...some, the moment was more than three decades in the making."It feels great to see this is finally underway," said Barbara Berg, a former city library director and a lifetime member of the Friends of the Juneau Public Libraries. "Back in 1979...
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Celebrating Singer

Juneau Public Libraries Director Barbara Berg started reading the stories of Isaac Bashevis Singer in college. She was a student at the University of Wisconsin, where he was...
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Some libraries reconsider pornography filters

...public libraries that do not have them. The Juneau Public Libraries are not considering filters, said acting director Barbara Berg. The libraries - with sites downtown, Douglas and the Mendenhall Valley - do not accept the type of federal funding...
Valley library taking shape, readying to seek state funding

...evening, showing three concepts with a price range of $13 million to $15 million.MRV Architects and Library Director Barbara Berg showed the initial plans as they will be seeking approval from the city's Public Works Department and its Assembly...
Local libraries to introduce faster, friendlier catalog system

...State Library, the University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau-Douglas High School and the Alyeska Central School, said Barbara Berg, electronic services librarian with Juneau Public Libraries. The new catalog will be more user-friendly, she said...
Valley branch to shut doors for 2 weeks

...expansion. It will reopen on Monday, Nov. 13. "This is our busiest branch," Juneau Public Libraries Director Barbara Berg said. "We have about 22,000 visits a month at this library. It's about 12,000 average a month downtown, higher...
Internet changing library use

...databases we supply rather than combing through individual books or taking them out," said electronic services librarian Barbara Berg. While overall circulation numbers are down, fiction and children's books circulation has not decreased, she said...
After Mendenhall Mall sale, new plans still under study

...slide zone," said Ralph Burkhardt, manager of Grandma's Kitchen. "It seems to us a seamless transition," said Barbara Berg, director of the Juneau Public Library. A newly renovated branch is located in the mall. "We have heard nothing...


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