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1o Things: Juneau Public Libraries
Transcript of 1o Things: Juneau Public Libraries
library! Our resources and programs
are for you and books are only half the
You can do @ the
Juneau Public Libraries
These services and many more
are available to you through
We strive to match our
collection to the interests
of our unique community.
(1916 - 2012)
The Books you Can't Find at the Bookstore
If you can't find it here, we'll
find if for you. We often will
buy it for the collection!
Fun for the Whole Family
Access to Technology
City of Juneau founded 1897
1st city-run library in 1916,
first dedicated library building,
corner of Main and Calhoun
(now City Museum)
Moved to its present location (downtown).
Douglas Library @ Firehall becomes Douglas Branch when CBJ annexes Douglas.
Valley Library opens at Floyd Dryden
Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
Suggest a Purchase
334,000 annual visits
7,500 check outs/week
1,800 internet sessions/week
lifelong learning and exploration
Juneau Public Libraries
@ Douglas Library/Firehall, summer 2011
Combating the Digital Divide!
Free internet and wifi
30+ public computers
Access to live tutors (Homework Help)
Save a bundle!
Take a Tour
Get a Card!
Access to Gov Info
Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
the Library’s Free Forum
Each of our libraries sets aside open space for meeting rooms, perhaps the last town square in a free democracy.
Large and small, glass-walled, available to all.
perhaps the last town square in a free democracy.
Shared spaces, where we can meet for conversation and study, or a roomful of citizens convene and view a video conference, unlimited by distance, weather or economics.
An open resource, without consideration to a patron’s social standing or economic circumstance; they benefit young and old, homeless and housed alike.
...Filled with purpose and events: it is your space!
The Open Door to
“Libraries raised me. I don’t believe in colleges and universities. I believe in libraries because most students don’t have any money. When I graduated from high school, it was during the Depression and we had no money. I couldn’t go to college, so I went to the library three days a week for 10 years.” –
Perhaps no place in any community is so totally democratic as the town library. The only entrance requirement is interest.
Lady Bird Johnson
Animation workshop with Coraline Creators
@ Douglas Library meeting room
Great seat, view and book-
Free ebooks +audiobooks for PC, Mac, Kindle, Nook and other Devices.
Love to listen to books on CD?
Download them at home, anytime!
Don't have an eReader?
What do you do when the book you really want to read isn’t available in the Juneau libraries' collection?
a. buy it
b. read something else
c. submit a request for an Interlibrary Loan
and Holds are different—Holds are library materials located in Juneau, including items from the Alaska State Library or the UAS Egan Library. Interlibrary Loans are items borrowed from a library outside of Juneau.
The World's Libraries: Connected
Alaska State Library and UAS
•Shorter checkout period: two weeks for books, one week for movies or cds. The fines are higher too, $1.00 per day late per item.
•It also takes longer for an ILL to arrive in Juneau, four to six weeks is the expected delivery time.
•Requests can be made in person at the library, over the phone, or on the internet.
Borrow one of ours. See if it's for you?
Thursday March 15th
6:30 pm Downtown Library
Come ask library staff all your questions about eBooks and eReaders. We’ll introduce library ebook resources, allow hands on time with library eReaders (Nooks) and be available for one-on-one instruction. Bring your questions, laptops, eReaders.
Staff Assistance Available!
Don't know where to start?
Help Making Sense of Formats and Access
This is an ebook
click here, it's link and will take you to ListenAlaska where you can download the ebook!
What is ListenAlaska?
CBJ Department Websites
Video Conferencing (Coming Soon)
world wide web
Public Internet Access
might seem like a small service but...
Without it we are disadvantaged..
When all the paper forms
go online, where will the people
who aren't online go?
Follow the free internet
to the library.
Citizens' Academy: Library
1800 Internet sessions/week!
Catching up and reading
- Downtown Library
•Providing free access to shared resources and
programs that entertain, enlighten, and educate
•Promoting an informed community
One library in 3 locations
to enhance leisure time and support learning for all ages.
to help people find and use the materials and information they need.
that promote lifelong
learning and reading for pleasure.
where people can meet and exchange ideas or just sit quietly.
At a glance, just one more plastic card hidden between the others.
In reality: a passport to lifelong learning and worlds of exploration.
A private, personal key that opens a portal to the collective wisdom
of mankind, both real and imagined, written, painted, sung, or
recorded in binary code.
Stay curious !
So guard your passport and...
The journey of discovery is yours to make...
Who We Are
29 full and part-time Information Professionals
How We Are Funded
Library as portion of total CBJ Budget= 2%
Important time with Dad
@ Douglas Library
Circulation and Valley
2 Student pages
2 Student Pages
Brita Shaw, Sue Gill, Ginny Jacobs
Youth Services Tech-
Youth Services Tech-
Circulation and Public Service
Programs and Outreach
Materials Acquisition and Management
Collection Development Libraian-
Programs & Douglas Supervisor-
Electronic Services & Outreach Librarian-
Mail Services Assistant-
Interlibrary Loan Assistant-
CCL Systems Admin-
Assistant Library Technicians
Authors to Alaska
Made possible by the
Friends of the Juneau Public Libraries!
JPL Channel on
library programs on your time
Ever wonder exactly how much you save by using the library?
kids picture books
books delivered from another branch
All this and More
Apps for Android, iOS, WindowsPhone, Blackberry and more...Take ebooks and audiobooks on the go!
Free for Library Cardholders!
Our Virtual Library for eBooks/Audiobooks/Music
Our e-Resources are packed with premium content available to you for free through our website under the E-Research tab.
Learn a new language,
Fix your car,
Auto Repair Reference Center
Science Fair Projects,
Science Reference Center
Alaska News Archive, Alaska Newspaper Collection
Total Library Budget
Valley Library Rent $194,200
Books + Materials $134,000
Juneau School District
Juneau Lyric Opera
Other Alaskan Libraries
library visits per open hour!
Thanks for Coming!
Active library users likely use this quantity of materials on a monthly basis!