Author Archives: Syrilyn Tong

Kittens and puppies and kids, oh my!

Thanks to a grant from the Golden Heart Community Foundation, JTEL hosted the first of many reading programs for kids, beginning yesterday with a reading of “Dewey the Library Cat” and “Marley goes to School”.  4 kids, 1 kitten and … Continue reading

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Kids Reading Program starts up December 30

Mark this date on your calendar!  Saturday December 30 from 1-2 in the afternoon, we will be hosting our first official children’s reading program, with two stories about a library kitten and a dog that goes to school.  We will … Continue reading

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Newest edition Throwdown Cookbook available for the holidays!

The newest edition of our famous Pie Throwdown cookbook is now available, featuring the 2017 recipies!  Copies sell for $30 each, or if you have been a previous owner and only need annual recipe packs, the 4 annual packs (2013-2014, … Continue reading

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Clausen Cabin to open Saturday afternoons!

Beginning Saturday, December 2, 2017, the Clausen Cabin will officially open for library patrons, from 2-5PM most Saturdays (we may be closed for some holidays, but we’ll keep you posted!). Please come in and browse, purchase a Pie Throwdown cookbook … Continue reading

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Thanks for the PFD donations!

JTEL was the recipient of $1075 worth of donations through Alaska’s Pick, Click, Give program, and we would like to thank the 16 donors for their generosity! Thanks to (in alphabetical order): Blythe and Rianne Campbell, James Cheydleur, Carrie Correia, … Continue reading

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Annual Membership Meeting recap

It was a grand celebration of sorts at the Clausen Cabin this past Sunday – a year long journey that brought about the opening of the Clausen Cabin to the 21 members gathered for the Annual Membership Meeting. After lemonade … Continue reading

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11th Annual LiBerry a Success!!

With a ton of new changes in the works, the 11th annual LiBerry Pie Throwdown and Music Festival took place last Saturday, September 23 at the Golden Eagle Saloon.  In actuality, the pie contest started at 2, at the Clausen … Continue reading

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Annual Membership Meeting Sunday October 8

Please mark Sunday October 8, from 2-4 on your calendar for the annual membership meeting.  Items on the agenda are: a recap of the past year, what’s in store for next year, some minor changes to the bylaws, and voting … Continue reading

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LiBerry Pie Throwdown this Saturday!

If you haven’t already heard, the annual LiBerry Pie Throwdown and Music Festival is this Saturday!  Featuring 2 great bands, UnSupervised and The Mighty Untouchables, the day kicks off with berry pie entries for the pie contest between 2-4 PM, … Continue reading

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Gazebo windows installed!

After being vandalized a few years ago, new stained glass windows were procured and the Ida Lane Gazebo is now sporting those new windows and protective plexiglass shields.  There was one casualty – one of the windows was broken and … Continue reading

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