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Fur Farms and Steam Laundry- Two Events

December 4, 2012 by

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Fur Farms and Steam Laundry: Reading December 6, 2012   07:00 PM Downtown Library Two Alaskan authors will share from their works, both rooted firmly in the unique history of our state. Isto’s “Fur Farms of Alaska: Two Centuries of History and a Forgotten Stampede” brings history to life by capturing the remarkable stories of […]

Juvenile Literature Reviews, Fall 2012

November 26, 2012 by

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The committee of volunteers discussed these reviews in September. BookSpeak! Poems about Books written by Laura Purdie Salas illustrations by Josee Bisaillon BookSpeak!, a collection of poems about books, is one of those books which defy category. The design is delightful, with entertaining, expressive collage illustrations by Josee Bisaillon, and the poems are accomplished. But […]

Emily Wall: Poetry Reading + Workshop

October 23, 2012 by

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A quick reminder, this week we’ll have Juneau poet Emily Wall reading from her new collection, “Liveaboard” on Friday night at 7pm at the Downtown Library.  Books will be available for sale and signing after the reading. On Saturday morning from 10-1,  Emily will lead a workshop at the Douglas Library called, “Eat, Drink, Write: […]

Old Poet, New Poet

October 4, 2012 by

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The National Endowment for the Arts just posted a great video featuring Philip Levine, the former Poet Laureate of the United States (age 84) and Kristen Dupard, the 2012 Poetry Out Loud National Champion (age 18). Dupard recited Levine’s poem, “What Work is” in the POL finals and in this video she recites it again for […]

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