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2nd Seedy Saturday update

Our second 2017 Seedy Saturday was just as successful as the first, with a new library member, more catalogs, and (again) more seeds! The Cooperative Extension Service brought updated lists of recommended varieties for the Interior, a whole box full … 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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Seedy Saturdays highlight critical seed biodiversity and sustainable gardening techniques for interior Alaska

The public is invited to join the John Trigg Ester Library for Seedy Saturdays – public seed exchanges and garden lectures – on February 25 and March 4, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Hartung Hall in Ester. Lectures … Continue reading

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Community Seed Resources

As part of our Seedy Saturdays this year, we are making use of a great program from Seed Savers Exchange and Seed Matters, who have created a Community Seed Resource Program (CSRP) designed to help communities create or strengthen their seed libraries, … Continue reading

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Collections and inventory – January 2017

This month catalog additions were down, but not because we didn’t have a lot of inventory! Your amateur librarian ran out of card pockets, so the new donations couldn’t be added to the collections. The board ordered 500 new ones … Continue reading

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Collections and inventory – December 2016

This month 119 books were entered to the catalog, most of them having been on our shelves since 2003 and later. Many art and reference books, particularly woodworking and other crafts, were among them. The complete 24-volume Family Creative Workshop … Continue reading

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Collections and inventory November 2016

This month, we received two donations of books on Alaska, dramatically increasing the size of our Alaskana collection because most of the titles were new to us. From Robert Barr, we received a box of books on Southcentral and Southeast … Continue reading

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GivingTuesday: Check Out A Book

This #GivingTuesday, come to the library! Browse our shelves and find something you like, sign up to be a member if you aren’t one already, and check out a book! There are card pockets with cards in each item, and a jar … Continue reading

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Used books, just in time for the holidays!

JTEL was the only non-borough library represented at the annual Noel Wein Library Used Book Consortium held Saturday, November 26, 2016.  Although there were thousands of used library books on all manner of subjects, we had the very first table … Continue reading

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GivingTuesday: The People We Love

Today is Thanksgiving, and while I thought I wasn’t going to write a post for #GivingTuesday, I’ve changed my mind. Today we cook for the people we love and sit down together and eat with them. We remember our favorite … Continue reading

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