01 Jun

Friends Voice Opposition to Library Cuts

Thanks to everyone who contacted the Assembly to voice your opposition to potential cuts to the library’s Youth & Outreach Programs.   We were excited to hear that the Finance Committee meeting scheduled to discuss these cuts was cancelled due to lack of a quorum.  I personally received favorable responses from Assembly members, many of whom expressed that these proposed cuts did not have strong support among the membership.

I plan to attend the Assembly meeting on Monday June 5th at 7pm just in case approval of the annual budget is pulled from the consent agenda for discussion rather than approved without discussion.

The story received some press attention this week, check out the stories by KTOO and the Juneau Empire.

–Jonas Lamb, President

20 Sep

2019 Annual Membership Meeting and Board Meeting Dates Set

The 2019 Annual Membership Meeting will be held Saturday, November 16th from 3-5pm at the Valley Library in the Conference Room.  All members are invited.  The meeting will include an annual budget report, a year in review report from the director of the Juneau Public Libraries, discussion of goals and objectives for the coming year and election of board members.  Refreshments will be provided.  A slate of board candidates will follow shortly.   Any member interested in serving on the board is invited to send their name and a brief bio to juneauplfriends@gmail.com by November 1st.  

In 2019, the board will have meetings at the Valley Library at 5 pm on the following dates:
  • May 16
  • August 15
  • November 21