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
Travels with Harry: Relying on my French

...reason for this. I first read Harry Potter (in English) as a child and the copies I had were library copies. As my mom is a librarian, I always went to the top of the waiting list and never had a need to skulk around bookstores at midnight to get them before...
On Writing: When typewriters roamed the Earth

...exhibit, and one of the ordinary things on display will be a pre-WW2 Smith and Corona Company typewriter used by artist and librarian Dale DeArmond when she worked at the Juneau Memorial Library from 1954 to 1979.It's a beautiful machine, and although...
Intergalactic Nemesis to present live-action comic book on JDHS stage's an adventure story set in 1933, featuring reporter Molly Sloan, her intrepid assistant Timmy Mendez, and a mysterious librarian named Ben Wilcott as they face the most serious threat Earth has ever known: an impending invasion of sludge monsters from...
District plans teacher cuts

...elementary and middle school is required to have at least one full-time counselor and a librarian, and high schools are required to have one librarian and two counselors.Miller said many students in the district have medical conditions...
JSD may remove offending books

...Goldbelt Cultural Specialist Lyle James. Added Alaska State Librarian Sorrel Goodwin: "It's beyond inaccurate, it's favor. Barb Kreher, Juneau-Douglas High School's librarian, said inaccurate materials in the library get "weeded out...
Rotary Club of Juneau presents annual Vocational Service Awards

...Tuesday, October 28th at the Baranof Hotel and are:PUBLIC SECTORLorrie Heagy, JAMMLorrie Heagy is a music teacher and librarian at Glacier Valley Elementary School where she works with the community, parents, and teachers to integrate and advocate...
Sitka artist carries forth Dale DeArmond's teachings

...bears, puffins, even dinosaurs ? and for work inspired by Alaska Native culture and literature. DeArmond, who was head librarian in Juneau from 1958 through 1979, also wrote her own stories, illustrated by her wood cuts. Examples of these art books...
Rie Munoz Gallery opens Dale DeArmond exhibit Friday

...too difficult on her hands and DeArmond evolved to producing wood engravings.Many locals remember DeArmond as the stern librarian at the Juneau Memorial Library who would tell us to be quiet. She retired in 1979, at age 65.When DeArmond and her husband...
Books for all of access and community, longtime librarian Ann Symons said, and she's Juneau in 1972 and became a school librarian. She's worked at Harborview, Capital...her to working post-retirement as a librarian in Moscow at an Anglo school for six...


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