Thursday, August 19, 2010

5th Annual LiBerry Music Festival in Ester!

The John Trigg Ester Library is holding its fifth annual music festival and pie contest on Saturday, August 21, in the village of Ester, near Fairbanks. Music starts at 2 pm and performances continue on into the wee hours of the morning. The Ester library has been raising funds for construction of a new library for the past six years; groundbreaking begins this year.

For more information, contact Monique Musick or Bob Huebert, organizers and library board members.

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Latest issue of Newspoke

The latest issue of Newspoke is now available. You can get the PDF here. The July-September 2010 issue (v. 23 n. 3) includes these stories:
• A Legacy to Kenai's First Lady of Reading, Emily DeForest
• Letter from the President
• "A Native Lad": Turning Words into Pictures
• Library Advocacy Day
• Catalogers' Corner
• AkLA Chapter News
• Scholarship Awards for American Indians and Alaska Natives
• When Does A Library Cease to Be A Library?
• Newspoke Guidelines
• AkLA Officers/Calendar

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