Tag Archives: Kodiak Public Library

Artist Turns Cardboard Into Fish

Cardboard art at library. Photo by Mark Webb-Barragan Kayla Desroches/KMXT A Kodiak local will display his cardboard-based art for First Friday this month. Cardboard is Mark Webb-Barragan’s primary medium, and he incorporates paints, pen, and other materials. Among his pieces are cut-outs of salmon, pollock, and halibut. Webb-Barragan uses pen to further define the fish he creates. He says he ... Read More »

Dog Eared Reads – Episode 23

In this episode of Dog Eared Reads, you’ll hear about some hot summer reads! Mat Freeman reviews Jack Reacher books, by Lee Childs; Laurie shares a profile of 1 of her favorite authors, Louise Erdrich; Jan gives a book review on Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William Finnegan, Katie tells about the upcoming puppet show at the Kodiak Public ... Read More »

Dog Eared Reads Episode 22

Beyond the Cover: Marion Owen joins us to discuss her decades of writing, including the Kodiak Daily Mirror’s ongoing column on gardening as well as the “Chicken Soup for the Gardeners’ Soul” book she coauthored in 1984.  She talks gardening and compost tips, as well as well as what originally inspired her to stay and make her life here in Kodiak ... Read More »

City Council has Nearly $1-Million Up for Votes Tonight

Kayla Desroches & Jay Barrett/KMXT The Kodiak City Council has before it at its regular meeting tonight (Dec. 8), a contract to demolish the old A. Holmes Johnson Public Library building downtown next to the post office. The city is considering the property as the site for a new fire station. While the current Kodiak Public Library is marking its ... Read More »

Kodiak Public Library Joins Project Geared Toward Middle Schoolers in Rural Communities

Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Kodiak Public Library was just accepted into a program geared toward youth in rural areas. The Future Ready with the Library project will help middle schoolers with college and career readiness and begin with 20 different librarians. The project’s organizing agencies are the Young Adult Library Services Association and the Association for Rural and Small Libraries, and ... Read More »

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