The Juneau Public Library will celebrate National Children's Book Week on Nov. 17-23, with its annual Bookmark Contest Awards Ceremony. Come to the downtown library at 6 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 23, and meet the artists. Contest winners will receive gift certificates from the Friends of Juneau Public Libraries Amazing Bookstore and Hearthside Books, as well as laminated copies of their bookmarks. The winning designs will be printed by the Friends of Juneau Public Libraries.
The Juneau Public Library received 1,562 entries for this year's Bookmark Contest. A panel of five judges reviewed each entry and chose one winner and two honorable mentions for each grade level.
Reuben MacNaughton, Juneau Co-op, preschool; Izzy Christenson, Gastineau, kindergarten; Douglas Harris, Riverbend, first grade; BJ Sautao, Glacier Valley, second grade; Harry Hartle, Charter School, third grade; Heston Allred, Glacier Valley, fourth grade; Maddie Poshard, Harborview, fifth grade; Miguel Rohrbacher, Charter School, sixth grade; Kelly Fernandez, Dzantik'i Heeni, seventh grade; Clairen Stone, Montessori, eighth grade.
Zoe Novoa, Harborview, preschool; Carraig New, home school, preschool; Roal Yadao, Riverbend, kindergarten; Ashley Wittwer, Harborview, kind-ergarten; Adrienne Sypeck, Riverbend, first grade; Kyra Lesher, Riverbend, first grade; Alex Kirchhoff, Harborview, second grade; Zane Henricksen, home school, second grade; Jordan Flory, Glacier Valley, third grade; Rochelle Smallwood, Auke Bay, third grade; Alexander Cao (2), Glacier Valley, fourth grade; Ben Gelotte, Harborview, fifth grade; Kayla Brown, MRCS, fifth grade; Austin Tagaban, Charter School, sixth grade; Iris Neary, Dzantik'i Heeni, sixth grade; David Deats, I.D.E.A., seventh grade; Kelly Fernandez, Dzantik'i Heeni, seventh grade; Isabel Bush, Dzantik'i Heeni, eighth grade; Natalie Shier, Raven Correspondence, eighth grade.
For more information, contact Cindy Boesser at 596-0451, or e-mail her at cindyb@ juneau.lib.ak.us.