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Historians gain some ground in fight to keep records in Alaska

...National Archives and Records Administration is still set to close by the end of the year.On Wednesday, Alaska State Library director Linda Thibodeau told the Alaska Historical Commission that negotiations are under way to keep roughly one quarter...
Teens in Craig to build a 3D printer from a kit

...and other programs to celebrate the week. For more information about the grant and build project, please contact Library Director Amy K. Marshall at (907) 826-3281 or For more information about the printer...
Juneau libraries' e-book popularity surges

...percent. That could be the result of a smaller budget rather than people reading less print, said Robert Barr, library director for the City and Borough of Juneau. The print budget has decreased about 20 percent over the past six years...
CBJ developing social media policy

...internal social media policy since 2011. The public libraries have a blog and presence on Facebook and Twitter.Libraries Director Robert Barr said social media hasn't been a burden on staff."We just kind of lump it in to our typical promotional...
Sitka OKs expansion design for library the 21st century.The city assembly has approved the design for Kettleson Memorial Library after hearing from library director Sarah Bell and Paul Voelckers of MRV Architects in Juneau, KCAW reported."I think what libraries are evolving...
Assembly hears updates on citywide projects

...feet away at any time. Currently, such noise is only banned from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily.Juneau Public Library director Robert Barr told Assembly members that the Mendenhall Valley Library project is moving ahead on schedule.City staffers...
Kodiak Library has a new director

...campaign for the Scituate Library Foundation where she helped with fundraising and marketing. She also worked as library director for the Irish Cultural Centre of New England.Baxter holds a master's degree and doctoral coursework in American...
New Mendenhall Valley library nears final planning phase

...but it was a combination of need and monetary contributions that accelerated the process, said Robert Barr, the library director for the Juneau Public Library."The library service in the valley is undersized for the size of the population...
Around Town for Tuesday, Oct. 1

...p.m., Downtown Juneau Public Library. Reception and dedication of the new elevators, with Mayor Sanford and Library Director Robert Barr. Refreshments to follow.Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon every Tuesday, Baranof Hotel.Senior...
Downtown Library elevator launch

Join Library Director Robert Barr, Mayor Merrill Sanford and CBJ Library and Engineering staff from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday for the Downtown Library...


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