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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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A new home for the Valley Library

...The (Friends of the Juneau Libraries) has been going all that time, working toward this goal," Library Director Barbara Berg said.Berg said though there will be an initial expense in building the new facility, the city will actually save...
City library's display policy, location of case stir debate

...library co-sponsored exhibits. Juneau Public Libraries consulted the American Library Association legal counsel, said Barbara Berg, acting director of the Juneau Public Libraries. Carol McCabe, who has since retired, was director at the time...
Looking toward a new library

...often jam-packed. Small children have to travel down the hall to use the bathroom, electronic services librarian Barbara Berg said. "Whenever there's intense kid activity, it impinges on people who are trying to read quietly or study...
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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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...
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...
Planners reject joint library at new school

...clear whether the two uses, by the general public and students, would work well together. Public library director Barbara Berg said in a memo that the missions of public and school libraries differ. It could take months to plan such a library...
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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