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A library is so much more than books

...message. "If I buy a title, I'm buying the book, the audiobook, the DVD or the e-book and the e-audio," said Mary Jo Joiner, Library Director at Kenai's library. "We're talking about buying the same title four, maybe five different...
Opinion is some of this stuff doesn't actually cost that much except that shipping costs a fortune to get here," said Mary Jo Joiner, director of the Kenai Community Library. The Rasmuson Foundation is a foundation that supports individuals and non-profit...
Kenai library racks up five-figure fines in lost materials

Kenai Community Library Director Mary Jo Joiner is so frustrated every time it happens she can explain her anger best in a medieval curse: "For him that stealeth a book from...
Around the Peninsula

...ceremony for the City of Kenai Library Expansion Project at 10 a.m. today at the library. For more information, call Mary Jo Joiner at 283- 4400. Nonprofits to meet The May Nonprofit Organization Executive director group will meet Friday at noon...
Business Briefs 262-9814. * The Kenai Chamber of Commerce meets Wednesday at noon at the Merit Inn. Scheduled speakers are Mary Jo Joiner, director for the Kenai Community Library, to discuss the library expansion project, and Dorothy Grey with a presentation...
Close call prompts library policy

...director. "This summer a 3-year-old (girl) ran out into the parking lot and almost got hit by a car," said Mary Jo Joiner. "Twice, people said they found the (same) kid in the parking lot." On Wednesday, the Kenai City Council gave...
Kenai library earns award

...library serving a population of 10,000 or less that demonstrates excellence of service to its community. According to Mary Jo Joiner, library director, the Kenai library was recognized for its work in addressing consumer health, mental health and the...
All-America City again?: City of Kenai preps for entry in 2011 award contest

...assistant to the City of Kenai's manager. "It's sort of the American Idol of cities." This year Cunningham and Mary Jo Joiner, the City of Kenai's library director, traveled to Kansas City, Mo., to check out the 2010 All-America City...
Cold events warmed up by volunteers? help

...over at the Ice Bowling board member Penny Furnish and Karen Craig synchronized our great volunteers: Sarah Priggee, Mary Jo Joiner, Cheryl Bridge, Josselyn Burke, Susan Jordan and her nephew Grey Bacarella. Thank you. Janie Odgers, Executive...
Library staff grateful for votes We look forward to your continued support as we work toward an expanded and enhanced Kenai Community Library. Mary Jo Joiner Julie Niederhauser Janina Efta Cynthia Gibson Susan Wesley Mary Lucia White Joy Ann Jalo Morgan Library staff


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