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The Egan Library’s lower level is used for public and private events and regularly features Evening at Egan Lectures, concerts (Juneau Symphony, Juneau Jazz and Classics) and conferences. There is seating in place for 140 and room for ~60 more chairs. The space can be configured with tables for more formal seating at additional cost. Those interested in using the space should see our Facility Use Policy page.
Newbery Medal and Honor award winning storyteller, DiCaillo is the author of the "Bink & Gollie" series,"Because of Win Dixie", "The Tale of Despereaux" and many more. In 2014 she was named National Ambassador for Young People's Literature by the Library of Congress. “When we read together—when a grandfather reads to a granddaughter, when a teacher reads to a classroom, when a parent reads to a child, when a sister reads to a brother, when everyone in a town reads the same book silently, together—we are taken out of our aloneness. Together, we see the world. Together, we see one another. We connect. And when we connect, we are changed.”