Alaska’s First Lady Sandy Parnell and Dolly Parton

First Lady Sandy Parnell with a future reader in the foreground.

JPL’s Programs Coordinator Beth Weigel, Sandy Parnell, and some story-time appreciators.

Mrs. Parnell reading from Lauren Long’s “Otis”.

Attentive attendees.

Neighborhood Kids’ Rosanne Schmitz and one of her participants.

It’s never too early to read to our children.

Reading is important for family and community.

Wednesday morning’s group.

Alaska’s First Lady, Sandy Parnell, reading at Juneau’s downtown public library on October 30th, 2013.


What do Dolly Parton, the Juneau Public Library, and Alaska’s First Lady Sandy Parnell have in common? Children’s Books, and lots of them. On Wednesday morning, library programs coordinator Beth Weigel and Mrs. Parnell read to an attentive group of kids at the downtown Library.