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Contributions to Literacy in Alaska awards announced

...The CLIA awards are presented annually by the Alaska Center for the Book, Alaska's liaison with the U.S. Library of Congress Center for the Book. The awards go to people and institutions who have made a significant contribution in literacy...
Alaskan teen participates in Poetry Out Loud finals in D.C.

...and Roger Reeves; Barrelhouse poetry editor Dan Brady; Robert Casper of the Poetry and Literature Center at the Library of Congress; Teri Cross Davis, poetry and lectures coordinator at the Folger Shakespeare Library; Pink Line Project founder...
Library of Congress spotlights Alaska

...full-color poster for an 1897 Broadway show on the Klondike Gold Rush, Alaska's history comes alive at the Library of Congress. The library showed off some of its extensive Alaska collection Friday in honor of the state's 50th anniversary...
Alaska Center for the Book seeks award nominations Alaska Center for the Book is the state's affiliate with the Center for the Book in the U.S. Library of Congress. Founded in 1991, ACB is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization aimed at stimulating public interest in...
StoryCorps flies to Fairbanks

...colleagues, like Hensel and Carlson, who interview each other.All StoryCorps interviews are catalogued in the Library of Congress and kept for future generations.The interviews take the form of 40-minute conversations between participants...
Ketchikan librarian out on loan

KETCHIKAN - When the Library of Congress needed to borrow a specific...or a historical document the Library of Congress decided to borrow. Instead...teacher in residence at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. "Technically...
StoryCorps project highlights listening in a noisy season

...Alaska Fairbanks Oral History Program at the Elmer E. Rasmuson Library and at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress.According to the StoryCorps web site, more than 90,000 interviews have been recorded since the project was...
Local author Hayes pens concise history of Juneau

...Hayes spent a lot of time at the Alaska State Library, and she also accessed photos and documents through the Library of Congress, among other sources. The book required the selection of 200 high resolution historical photographs, a number...
Alaskan among 'genius grant' winners

...will be given the largest amount ever - $125,000 more than last year. A National Public Radio report about the Library of Congress worrying about damaging old recordings just by playing them sparked the imagination of Carl Haber, a 54-year-old...
Nominations Sought for Contributions to Literacy in Alaska Award

...conjunction with UAA's MFA program in Creative Writing.Alaska Center for the Book is Alaska's affiliate to the Library of Congress Center for the Book. The nonprofit, all-volunteer board partners with literary, educational, arts and humanities...


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