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Nominations now open for School Librarian of the Year

The Alaska Association of School Librarians is seeking nominations for the 2015 Alaska School Librarian of the Year award. The award...of the Alaska Association of School Librarians.To apply, see http...
TMHS hosts digital arts contest through Dec. 1 several nominations and overall photography among high schools.Entries should be submitted electronically via school librarians at the students' schools. Photographs should not exceed 1 MB in size, and videos should be 2 minutes or less...
Books for all

...for Oregon State University, where her husband earned his doctorate, before moving to Juneau in 1972 and became a school librarian. She's worked at Harborview, Capital School, correspondence study for the State of Alaska, and at Juneau-Douglas...
Librarians team with Woosh Kinaadeiyi for Friday's Back to School Poetry Slam

...School poetry slam will be held at the Thunder Mountain High School Library from 6-9 p.m.Floyd Dryden Middle School Librarian Pat McLear said she isn't sure what will happen at the slam, but she has an idea of what to expect: Enthusiasm...
Between 300 and 400 books given away at Read Across America event celebrate the joy of reading and to promote reading among youth, said Julie Leary, the Harborview Elementary School librarian-teacher and the lead organizer of the event. She likened it to a pep rally for a sports team."We have pep rallies...
My turn: Jet Ski use is hurting Auke Lake

...opportunities for adventure and exploration. Simply by their absence, they can contribute to the restoration of Juneau's only accessible fresh water lake. Jackie Lorensen is a Juneau resident, retired teacher and school librarian.
Law would limit access to

...sexual advances from adults. The bill, called the Deleting Online Predators Act, has drawn opposition among schools, librarians and free-speech advocates, who warn that it would have limited effect and could unintentionally block access...
Juneau couple heads south - to Russia

Ann Symons, a former longtime school librarian in Juneau, has taken a post as librarian in the Anglo-American School in Moscow. She and her husband, John Symons, a retired...
New crop of picture books awaits young readers at the local libraries

...Emberley. Our first grade narrator (who resembles a young Daria from MTV) is puzzled and a bit disturbed by her school librarian's vast depths of enthusiasm for books. All year long, Miss Brooks dresses up and reads about dragons, leprechauns...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Association since July. Issues of censorship are as close to her heart now as in 1993, when the Juneau-Douglas High School librarian successfully fought to keep ``Daddy's Roommate,'' a children's book about a child's gay father, in public...


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