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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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Collections and inventory – April 2017

With the 24 titles added in April, the total of catalogued books and movies in the JTEL collections comes to 7,711. Many volumes in the Alaska Geographic series (donated by Merritt Helfferich) were added this month, as were a couple … Continue reading

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Collections and inventory – March 2017

While March was minimal for new books entered into the online catalog (only 5 titles, bringing the total to 7,687), a great deal was done with regard to the collections. First, the trim work and office space at the Clausen … Continue reading

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Books at the Clausen Cabin!!

Finally, the day has arrived that renovations are mostly done and books have been officially moved into the Clausen Cabin.  As of last weekend, a great work crew moved in two huge bookshelves and began moving books from Frank’s Place … Continue reading

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Collections and inventory – February 2017

This month 80 titles were added to the library’s inventory, bringing our catalog total to 7,682 items. Most of these were oversize, how-to-draw books from the Walter T. Foster art series or books on Alaska, including many volumes from the … Continue reading

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Looking for a desk/table

Do you have a used, but working small desk that you no longer want? We are looking for a small desk/table for our new office. It should be about 3 feet long by about 2 feet wide (deep), preferably with a … Continue reading

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Clausen Cabin Update

Work on the Clausen Cabin is moving forward to a point where JTEL is starting to plan for moving in shelving units and filling them with books. New vinyl plank flooring is down in the main area, new interior doors … Continue reading

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