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Dee Longenbaugh wins "Contributions to Literacy" award

...Library since 2007. The Spirit of Reading won the Sue Sherif Literacy Award, a special CLIA award, named in honor of a librarian who retired from the Alaska State Library.The CLIA awards recognize people and institutions who have made a significant...

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Photos: Cross-coastal collaboration boosts businesses, creativity in Gustavus

...Collins (designer); Karen and Yarrow Platt (mother/daughter business owners), Evan Silverstein (video artist and librarian), and Beth Lacey Leigh (community arts specialist)The results of some of those collaborations were presented at the Gustavus...

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Frances Lee Darnell

...cats she enjoyed the pleasure of walking on a beach searching for pebbles. She was a pianist, great at math, an editor, a librarian, and above all, a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was gentle and gracious, and carried...

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Nominations now open for School Librarian of the Year

...Librarians is seeking nominations for the 2015 Alaska School Librarian of the Year award. The award honors librarians who promote independent...apply, see http://akasl.org/grants-awards/school-librarian-of-the-year.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-21/nominations-now-open-school-librari
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Kake reopens its public library after 16 years

...Library.The library closed down in 1999, and though it still served as the high school's library, lack of a dedicated librarian to oversee the collection reduced the facility to little more than a warehouse for books.Recently, community members partnered...

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Hoonah student chosen for Judson Brown Scholarship

...Group and Member of the Alaska Native Dialogues on Racial Equity Project with First Alaskans Institute. She also works as the librarian at the Esther Greenwald Public Library."All endeavors encompass my passion for uplifting our youth and honoring our elders...

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'Stories connect us' by reading together

...DiCamillo's message that 'Stories Connect Us,'" said Juneau Librarian Beth Weigel. "And by engaging the community in reading...J. Grande, the Juneau Public Libraries youth services librarian, added that summer reading is a fun time to read because...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-06-07/stories-connect-us-reading-together
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Author Kate DiCamillo to visit Juneau June 9 and 10

...and 10 to help the Juneau Public Libraries kick off its Summer Reading Program.Juneau Public Libraries' Youth Services Librarian M.J. Grande said hosting DiCamillo was an exciting opportunity for the library and its patrons."Authors are library...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-03/author-kate-dicamillo-visit-juneau-june-9
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'Every Voice Matters'

...receive grant funding, training and equipment. Juneau Public Library program coordinator Beth Weigel and community outreach librarian Andi Hirsh are organizing the Juneau project.The American Library Association called for proposals last fall, as the Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-03/every-voice-matters
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Educator Spotlight: Sunshine Winn

...third grade for six years at MRCS. My first year of teaching was at Glacier Valley and Auke Bay elementary schools as the librarian.Tell us about your family.I met my husband, Bob, in high school back in 1994. We were married four years later in July...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-05-03/educator-spotlight-sunshine-winn
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