Juneau libraries hosting March events

Posted: Sunday, March 06, 2011

March events at Juneau’s public libraries include presentations, instructional events and workshops.

An introduction to fundraising planning will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Downtown Library. Participants will learn a basic planning process for diversifying their organization’s base of support. Attendees are asked to register at www.juneau.org/library or by calling 586-0442.

Illustrators Chris Appelhans and John Klassen will host two events at two different libraries. Appehlans is an illustrator, writer and production designer who has worked on films such as “Coraline,” “The Fantastic Mr. Fox” and “Monster House.” Klassen recently won the Canada Council for the Arts Award for illustration and also worked on “Coraline,” other film projects and book illustrations. An illustration presentation by Appelhans and Klassen will be held at 7 p.m. on March 12 at the Downtown Library. An illustration workshop will be held at 10 a.m. at the Douglas Library. Space is limited. For more information or to register, call 586-3440. Appelhans’ and Klassen’s visit is sponsored by Friends of the Juneau Public Libraries and the Juneau Underground Motion Picture Society.

A family movie afternoon will be held at 3 p.m. on March 13 at the Douglas Library. Snacks will be provided.

Author Lynn Schooler will visit the Downtown Library at 7 p.m. on March 18. Schooler’s books will be for sale and he will be available for signing.

The last Pastries and Page-turners will be held at 3 p.m. on March 20 at the Downtown Library. Bring your favorite book to share and see what others are reading.

The Downtown and Douglas libraries will be closed on March 28 in observation of Seward’s Day. The Mendenhall Mall location will be open from noon to 5 p.m.

For more information about library events, visit www.juneau.org/library.

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