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Summertime events at the Juneau Public Libraries

Posted: May 24, 2012 - 12:03am

here’s a look at what’s happening at the Juneau Public Libraries this summer.

• The library’s Summer Reading Program begins June 1 and continues through August 20. There are many activities for kids and families, and all events are free and open to the public.

• Author Mac Barnett will be at the Downtown Library on June 15 at 1 p.m. in a free program, “A Million Laughs or Your Money Back”

• Summertime Family Night at the Valley Library happens the First Tuesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. and includes a light supper, a special guest, stories and crafts.

June 5: The Stevens Puppets Troupe will perform “The Wizard of Oz”.

• July 3: Create costumes for the parade.

• August 7: Learn about bats (the kind that fly at night.)

• The Roustabout Circus will be back for a show at the Douglas Community Building (library & fire hall) on August 18 at 2 p.m.

• Family Movie Afternoon is the second Sunday of each month, at 3 p.m. at the Douglas Library.

Call 364-2378 for information on upcoming films.

• Storytimes with Crafts are held each week at all three libraries. See the schedule online or call 586-5267.

• Toddler Time is back for the little ones and their grownups on Mondays at the Downtown and Valley Libraries.

• Readers can submit reviews of books they have read this summer to qualify for prizes donated by local businesses. Prizes will be awarded each week at each public library. Listen to winning entries on KTOO’s “We Like Kids” or read them in the newspaper. Complete a reading game available at the three public libraries and choose a book to keep.

For updated information, visit juneau.org/library.

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