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Anchorage's Loussac Library getting overhaul

ANCHORAGE - The Loussac Library in Anchorage is getting a $15-million makeover focused on improving accessibility and making the building more energy efficient...
Alaska Book Week scheduled for Oct. 4-11

...Alaska Center for the Book, Barnes and Noble, the Loussac Library, UAA Bookstore and others, and closes with the Great Alaska Book Fair on Oct. 11 at the Loussac Library. Alaska Book Week invites communities all over the...
Candidates speak at middle school forum

...Begich answered questions posed by students from 11 Anchorage middle schools in a forum sponsored by AARP Alaska at the Loussac Library.Democrat Byron Mallott, independent Bill Walker and incumbent Republican Gov. Sean Parnell vowed strong support...
Dogs are the listeners in kids reading program

...month, kids from kindergarten to fourth grade sit on the carpeted steps of the story theater on the second floor of Loussac Library and read out loud to dogs.The "Pawsitive Reading" program aims to encourage reading skills, particularly among...
Loussac: Alaska's first philanthropist

...Delegate to the Democratic National Convention. The new library, which opened its doors in 1955, became known as the Loussac Library. That building was also the home to the Cook Inlet Historical Society Museum, which later became the Anchorage Museum...
Mary Joyce inducted into the Alaska women's hall of fame she was one of the few who had traveled that route.The induction took place on Feb. 28, at the Anchorage Loussac Library. Taku Lodge owner Michelle Ward, and Mary Joyce researcher, Mary Lou Gerbi, accepted the award in Joyce's honor...
Finding a home is next step for proposed school

...history of Anchorage might interview the descendants of city founders and investigate the people behind names like the Loussac Library.Outside-the-classroom activities like that just don't fit in the school day of a traditional middle school...
Mayor has $220M wish list for Alaska Legislature

...listed as a priority include $17 million for an outdoor shooting range for police and $5 million for work on the Loussac Library. The list has yet to be approved by the Anchorage Assembly.
Regional News
New Internet carrier for city of Anchorage

...The Anchorage Daily News reports the city is switching in March from GCI to ACS. City financial officer Lucinda Mahoney says the city will get a better phone plan, lower bandwidth costs and improved public access at the Loussac Library.
Regional News
Election to be decided by coin toss

...of Elections director Whitney Brewster will flip the coin at 2 p.m. Monday at the Wilda Marston Theater in the Loussac Library in Anchorage. It may be the first time in state history that a race has been decided by coin toss, according to...


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