Super Reader Alert! This summer you can follow in the footsteps of legendary reader Jon Ness. Kids K-12 who read 2,940 minutes between June 4 - July 19 in summer stream will be entered into the Jon Ness Memorial Super Reader Prize Raffle. Two $250 prizes will be awarded - one to a boy and one to a girl
Read, explore and create this summer at the library! summer stream is open to kids 0-20 - follow the link below to register!
Since opening the doors of the new library in 2013 we've been dreaming of a totem pole in the front of the building made by master Tlingit carver Tommy Joseph. Our dream is taking shape and installation of our 20 foot red cedar 'Storytellers pole' is planned for Thursday May 17 at 4pm.
The Storytellers Pole is an original, innovative artwork developed and created for the Petersburg Public Library by master Tlingit carver Tommy Joseph. It was inspired by the familiar children’s stories, rhymes and tales most of us grow up with and that connect generations. Libraries are an important community venue for keeping these stories and their creators alive.
The project is made possible with funding from the Rasmuson Foundation, Petersburg Community Foundation, Friends of Petersburg's Libraries and scores of individual donors. Thank you!
Ray Duguqua sits down with Molly Taiber to talk about growing up in the village of Kake in the 1930s. He tells about going to Fish Camp in Saginaw Bay with his grandparents, about Kake Day, and what it was like to leave the village to attend school in Sitka. This is a rare glimpse into a world that now only exists in memory.
In the excerpt Ray tells about going to Fish Camp with his grandparents.