Author Archives: Syrilyn Tong

Tape and Tarp Wrap-up

I’ve been waiting on an image of our 3 winners in the costume contest, but sadly, I still don’t have one, so I’m going to get this out anyways.  If anyone does have an image of the three contestants, please … Continue reading

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Tape and Tarp Ball tomorrow!

We’re gearing up for the annual Tape and Tarp Ball tomorrow night at the historic Malemute Saloon, 7-11 PM.  Don’t forget – cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in the duct tape and tarp costume contest, a silent … Continue reading

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Tape and Tarp Ball – July 15th!

Get your costumes ready! The annual Tape and Tarp Ball is almost upon us! Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 7 PM until 11 PM at the Malemute Saloon. Silent auction (goodies such as Turtle Club and Big Daddy’s gift certificates, … Continue reading

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Tape and Tarp Ball coming soon!

The first of our 2 fund raisers is coming up in a couple of weeks, so mark your calendars!  The annual Tape and Tarp ball will be held Saturday, July 15, 2017 at the Malemute Saloon, from 7PM-11PM.  Cotton Ginny, … Continue reading

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Garden clearing and books n’ things

There weren’t many helping hands last Sunday, but we hauled off 3 truckloads of pallets, rotten flowerbed rails and junk, thereby cleaning up the yards and grounds of the Clausen Cabin.  In the meantime, books are being cataloged and shelved … Continue reading

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Garden Party/Yard Clean-up

We could use your help to spruce up the grounds of the John Trigg Ester Library! When: Sunday, June 25, noon-4PM Where: Clausen Cabin Who: Anyone who would like to help weed, take out trash and in general, spruce up … Continue reading

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Soft Opening Success!

About 2 dozen people munched on cookies and soup while visiting the Clausen Cabin this past Saturday for our soft opening.  We queried people as to what hours/days the cabin should be open, what categories of books should go in, … Continue reading

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Clausen soft opening, Sneak Peek this Saturday

The time has finally arrived – we are ready to bust down the doors and invite all members, donors, volunteers and all others interested in the library to our Sneak Peek into the Clausen Cabin library, this Saturday, May 20, … Continue reading

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Come walk and graze in the Fairbanks Visitor Industry Walk for Charity

Do you like to take short walks? While grazing on great food? And helping JTEL raise money? Then the 15th annual Fairbanks Visitor Industry Walk for Charity is right up your alley! Friday May 12 from 6:00 PM -8:00 PM … Continue reading

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HB197 public comments postponed (again)

As of this writing, there is no further scheduled public comment on the bill.  HOWEVER, according to the Legislative Information Office, they encourage the public to write up their comments and send it to the sponsors of the bill.  Thus, … Continue reading

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