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A history of charity: The story of Juneau's Hurlock family

...legacy from henneries to Hollywood in Juneau, where only one original Hurlock now remains.Mayor Merrill Sanford and Library Director Robert Barr presented a certificate of gratitude to Mary's son Larry at the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-04/history-charity
Local
Craig Public Library a finalist for major award

...and listen to, share and preserve Craig residents' stories."Even just to be a finalist is stunning," said library director Amy Marshall. "There's Brooklyn Public Library, and Phoenix, and LA Public Library - all these really ginormous...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-11-11
Art
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...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-09-29/downtown-library-elevator-launch
Neighbors
Ketchikan starts new chapter with $12M library

...Public Library on Wednesday.McQuerry, who was library director from 1990 to November 2011, said she's thrilled...opening ceremony with local officials, according to Library Director Linda Gens.Until then, the new site at 1110 Copper...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-07/ketchikan-starts-new-chapter-12m-librar
State
Reduced library hours response to city budget needs

...Valley branches of the Juneau Public Library are the result of an effort to cut into a future city budget deficit, library director Barbara Berg said Thursday. Mondays through Thursdays starting Sept. 8, the two branches will close one hour earlier...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090409/loc_489684065.shtml
Low voter turnout brings local media together

...KTOO and the Juneau Empire will be teaming up on an important issue: voting. "Many hands make light work," said library director Robert Barr, one of the key organizers of non-partisan group Juneau Votes. Juneau public libraries, the League...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-07/low-voter-turnout-brings-local-media-to
Local
Breaking ground for books

...finally underway," said Barbara Berg, a former city library director and a lifetime member of the Friends of the Juneau...project a reality," said Robert Barr, Juneau's library director. "Each of those (funding sources) represent dozens...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-22/breaking-ground-books
Local
Sitka OKs expansion design for library

...in 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-16/sitka-oks-expansion-design-library
State
Local groups team up to tackle low voter turnout

...round it up to 19.1 percent. That number, at least in part, inspired members of the League of Women Voters and Library Director Robert Barr to concoct Juneau Votes, a nonpartisan organization whose goal is registering and informing voters...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-18/local-groups-team-tackle-low-voter-turn
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-04/historians-gain-some-ground-fight-keep-
State

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