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ASCAB now accepting applications for Alaska community grant program

...Against Family Violence ($3,000), City of St. Paul Volunteer Fire Department ($2,500), Kodiak Public Library Association ($2,500), Bean's Cafe ($1,400), Cordova Friends of the Imagination Library ($1,200), and Copper...
Dauenhauer: 'Songs of vision and experience'

...books in the series won American Book Awards from the Before Columbus Foundation and the fourth also won an Alaska Library Association's Alaskana of the Year Award in 2009. Local writer Dave Hunsaker adapted it into a play that debuted at Perseverance...
FCC chairman discusses unique state needs at roundtable

...paper-based and the paperwork can be complex, according to some participants including Mike Robinson from the Alaska Library Association, a task force member who participated in the roundtable.Wheeler said it's crazy that a program all about getting...
Books for all

...tirelessly over the years to ensure that access is equal. Her dedication didn't go unnoticed.The American Library Association named Symons its 2013 Equality Award recipient, recognizing her advocacy and education on gay, lesbian, bisexual...
Empire Editorial: Read. Write. Research. Reconnect.

...years to ensure equal access to books and a sense of community is fostered at our local libraries. The American Library Association named Symons its 2013 Equality Award recipient for her work to ensure that books of all types and on varying subjects...
Five Good GLBT Reads for Pride Month

...playing catch-up with some of the Stonewall Book Awards winners and honor books in anticipation of the American Library Association conference where the awards are presented to the authors. The ALA's Stonewall Book Awards, first given in 1971...
Nomination period still open for Alaska Library Association's annual Alaskana Award

...Committee is accepting nominations for the Alaska Library Association's annual Alaskana Award through Feb. 1.The...published in the calendar year preceding the Alaska Library Association conference at which the award will be presented.The...
Project Jukebox to add "Sea Ice in Barrow" based on traditional knowledge

...politicians, pioneers, and Native elders. Key collections include "Alaska Native Songs and Legends" by the Alaska Library Association, "Early Day Alaskans" by the Tanana-Yukon Historical Society, "The Alaska Native Elders-In-Residence...
Place names book wins library association award

The Alaska Library Association has given Tom Thornton its annual Alaskana Award for "Haa Leelk'w Has Aani Saax'u: Our Grandparents' Names on the Land...
New Kodiak library opens, comes in under budget

...stepped up," said project manager Roe Sturgulewski.At the start of the library project, the Kodiak Public Library Association pledged to contribute $750,000 to library construction. It beat that goal, collecting $780,000 in donations...


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