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Kenai library nominated for national award

...extraordinary and innovative approaches to public service, exceeding levels of community outreach. Kenai Library Director Mary Jo Joiner said being nominated for such a prestigious award is an honor. "I am thrilled Sen. Murkowski included us among...
Homer softball team ready for state

...426 with 20 hits this year."We've just been doing a lot of defensive practice days," Bell said about the week. "Mary Jo Cambridge has been working with us with pitching, and I think it's done a lot of good."Cambridge holds pitching experience...
Sports 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...
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...
Mr. J. F. Whiteside

...Johanna "Jody" Whiteside; father, John F. Whiteside; mother, Jodie May Whiteside; and sisters, Gwendolyn Wallis and Mary Jo Dickerson. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey and Randi Whiteside; daughter, Robin Whiteside...
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...
Around the Peninsula

...will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at River City Books in Soldotna. It is open to the public. For more information, call Mary Jo Spotts at 262-5447. After-grad committee seeks volunteers Skyview?s after graduation committee will meet at 7...
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

...information, call 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...
Close call prompts library policy

...library 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...


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