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Alaskan artist Dan DeRoux, right, works with Ron Reed of Dawson Construction, center, and Juneau Public Library Director Robert Barr to install one of two bronze sculptures last Tuesday at the new Mendenhall Valley Public Library. The sculptures of a raven and eagle were paid for by the Percent for Art in Public Places program. Today is the first day the library will open to the public.

Alaskan artist Dan DeRoux, right, works with Ron Reed of Dawson Construction, center, and Juneau Public Library Director Robert Barr to install one of two bronze sculptures last Tuesday at the new Mendenhall Valley Public Library. The sculptures of a raven and eagle were paid for by the Percent for Art in Public Places program. Today is the first day the library will open to the public.

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