Seldovia Public Library

A Volunteer Library serving the Seldovia, Alaska community since 1935

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    Sunday 2–4 pm
    Monday 3-5 pm
    Tuesday 2-4:30 pm & 7-9 pm
    Wednesday 12-2 pm
    Thursday 2-5:30 pm & 6:30-8:30 pm
    Saturday 3-7 pm

    Closed on the following holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, 4th of July, and Easter


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11/23: New at the library this week

Posted by Tracie Merrill, Library Board member on November 23, 2014


Prenatal Workout
The Journey
Kavik The Wolf Dog – VHS
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Charlotte’s Web
House of Cards: Season 2
Sons of Anarchy: Season 6
A Family of Spies
The Way Way Back
The Counselor
Closed Circuit
Side Effects
The Big Wedding
Captain Phillips
Dallas Buyers Club


The Periodic Table / Adrian Dingle
Blizzard Of Glass : The Halifax Explosion Of 1917 / Sally M Walker
Sylvia & Aki / Winifred Conkling
Explorer : The Mystery Boxes New York : Amulet Books
Age Of Ambition : Chasing Fortune, Truth, And Faith In The New China / Evan Osnos
Lives In Ruins : Archaeologists And The Seductive Lure Of Human Rubble / Marilyn Johnson
The Innovators : How A Group Of Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses, And Geeks Created The Digital Revolution / Walter. Isaacson
You’d Be Surprised / Peter Cheyney
The Forgers / Bradford Morrow
Harbor Island / Carla Neggers
Windigo Island : A Novel / William Kent. Krueger
Us : A Novel / David Nicholls
Gray Mountain / John Grisham
The Glass Sentence / S. E. Grove
Young Sherlock Holmes 7 : Stone Cold / Andrew Lane
The Sorcerer Heir / Cinda Williams. Chima
Mortal Heart / Robin. LaFevers.
Dark Triumph : His Fair Assassins, Book II / Robin LaFevers
A New Baby Is Coming! : A Guide For A Big Brother Or Sister / Emily. Menendez-Aponte
Folks In The Valley : A Pennsylvania Dutch ABC / Jim Aylesworth
Apple Pie ABC / Alison Murray
Babies Don’t Eat Pizza : The Big Kids’ Book About Baby Brothers And Baby Sisters / Dianne. Danzig
Snowflake Bentley / Jacqueline Briggs. Martin

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Movie night at the library this Saturday (11/29)

Posted by Tracie Merrill, Library Board member on November 23, 2014

All are welcome to join us as at the library this Saturday (11/29) at 5:00 pm to watch the family friendly Disney documentary, Bears (rated G). This movie was filmed in Alaska so even more reason to come on out and watch it with us!





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Broadband Workshops for Entrepreneurs (Part 2) are back at the Library!

Posted by Tracie Merrill, Library Board member on November 16, 2014


UPDATE!!!!- Nasa education coordinator to visit town with broadband specialists

For those of you who attended these workshops last time, Mr. Whicker and friends are hoping to meet with you to follow up on your progress and to continue to provide support and coordination.  If you didn’t attend last time and have a dream or thought of developing an on-line presence for your business, your crafts, your writing, or anything else, these people can get you pointed in the right direction.  It’s the goal of their grant to develop commerce and collaboration within small communities in Alaska and THEY WANT TO HELP YOU!!

Mr. Whicker is bringing the education coordinator from NASA to Seldovia so we can explore the idea of community collaboration with the school to develop some kind of really amazing project or partnership with NASA.  Other small Alaskan schools have been able to work on beta testing for NASA software, arial mapping with drones, and testing and measuring of earthquakes with new technology.  If you have a science side to you, please consider coming to meet this fellow.  You may be just the person we are looking for!

Digital workshops from 7 – 9 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, November 17 & 18th, at the Seldovia Public Library!

Whether you participated in the previous workshops or it’s your first time, you are invited to participate in a series of hands-on workshops to learn about producing digital materials and media as well as online (web) content. These workshops have something for everyone!

The previous workshop topics included:

  • making interactive e-books that include text, photos, audio and video
  • taking professional-looking photos of your creations
  • setting up an online shop, and taking mobile credit card payments

Whether you are a crafter, artist, author, entrepreneur, or just want to preserve family history or documents, these workshops are for you!

Sponsored by Connect Alaska and the Association of Alaska School Boards’ Consortium for Digital Learning.

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11/16: New at the library this week

Posted by Tracie Merrill, Library Board member on November 16, 2014


Angelic Voices : The Best of the Vienna Boys’ Choir / Vienna Boys’ Choir
A Decade of Steely Dan / Steely Dan
Troubadour’s Odyssey [United States?] : Chamber
Rites of Summer / Spiro Gyra
The Original Four Seasons / Vanessa-Mae
Songs / Luther. Vandross
Snowfall On The Sahara / Natalie Cole
Sweet Thing / Boney James
Southern Star / Alabama
The Best of Ray Charles / Ray Charles
Dionne Warwick Sings of Cole Porter / Dione Warwick
Venus Isle / Eric Johnson
A Long Story / Elaine Elia
The Hard Way / Steve Earl
My Favorite Things / John Coltrane
Rattle and Hum / U2
Wrangler Cowboy Christmas / various
Dam Yankees / Warner Brother


One Tree Hill : Seasons 5-9
Disney Planes
Monuments Men
Darby O’Gill and the Little People
The Watch
X-Men First Class
Ender’s Game
The Vow
The Wolf, A Howling in America’s National Parks
Amazing Planet, Lava Blast
Creatures of the Sea
Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, Nat. Geographic Video
Hot Tub Time Machine
Blue Jasmine
How to train your dragon 2


Vespers Rising / Rick. Riordan
The Viper’s Nest / Peter Lerangi
Into The Gauntlet / Margaret Peterson. Haddix
Storm Warning / Linda Sue. Park
The Emperor’s Code / Gordon. Korman
The Usborne Book of Science : Ubsorne Book of Biology, Physics and Chemistry / Sue Still
Leaving Time : A Novel / Jodi Picoull
Big Nate: Crowd goes wild! / Lincoln. Peirce
Raven Cycle #3 : Blue Lily, Lily Blue / Maggie. Stiefvater
Talon / Julie Kagawa
Timmy Failure : We Meet Again / Stephan. Pastis
Diary Of A Wimpy Kid : The Long Haul  / Jeff. Kinney
The Slow Regard Of Silent Things / Patrick Rothfus
Skippyjon Jones: Snow What / Judith Byron. Schachne
Saving Ceecee Honeycutt : A Novel / Beth Hoffman
Benny & Shrimp / Katarina. Mazetti
The Reading Promise : My Father And The Books We Shared / Alice Ozma
Fortune’s Deadly Descent / Audrey. Braun
The Confidant : [A Novel : Secrets Can Be Keep Forever] / Hélène. Grémillon. ; Alison. Anderson
The Seven Sisters / Margaret Drabble
Summer Of The Dead / Julia. Keller
Blackout / Connie. Willis
The Kachina Doll Mystery : Nancy Drew / Caroline Kennedy
The Baby-Sitter Burglaries : Nancy Drew 129 / Carolyn Keene
The Crime Lab Case : Nancy Drew 165 / Carolyn Keene
Fish School : Finding Nemo / Seymour MacKerel
My First Little Mother Goose / Golden Books.
Clifford The Small Red Puppy / David B. Biebel

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Movie night at the library this Saturday (11/15)

Posted by Tracie Merrill, Library Board member on November 9, 2014

Everyone is welcome to come join us at the library to watch Winter’s Tale (rated PG 13) this Saturday (11/15) at 5:00 pm. During these cold days, this movie should warm you right up!




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New Tuesday and Sunday Library hours starting next week

Posted by Tracie Merrill, Library Board member on November 8, 2014

Hi, folks.

Starting Sunday, November 16th, the library will have slightly different Sunday and Tuesday hours. The library be open from 2-4 pm  instead of 1-3 pm on Sundays and from 7-9 pm on Tuesday evenings instead of 6:30-8:30 pm. The library’s full schedule of hours will be:

Sunday 2:00-4:00 pm

Monday 3:00 – 5:00 pm

Tuesday 2-4:30 & 7:00-9:00 pm

Wednesday 12-2 pm

Thursday 2-5:30 & 6:30-8:30 pm

Saturday 3:00 pm-7:00 pm

Thanks for your understanding as our hours are dependent on volunteer availability!

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Movie night at the library next Saturday (11/1)

Posted by Tracie Merrill, Library Board member on October 25, 2014

Okay – it’s that time of year so let’s bring on the monsters and mayhem! Come join us at the library next Saturday (11/1) at 5:00 pm to watch the movie, Godzilla (2014) – rated PG 13. Good thing this monster is on our side!!!


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10/19: New at the library this week

Posted by Tracie Merrill, Library Board member on October 19, 2014


The Princess and the Goblin
Alex Cross
Wolf Children


Bryant & May On The Loose : A Peculiar Crimes Unit Mystery = Bryant and May on the loose / Christopher. Fowler
Santa Fe Edge / Stuart. Woods
Unintended Consequences / Stuart. Woods
Severe Clear : A Stone Barrington Novel / Stuart. Woods
Bungalow Kitchens / Jane Powell
Flea Market Decorating: Better homes and gardens / Vicki L. Ingham
French Country / Barbara Ballinger. Buchholz
The Decorated Home / Country Home & Garden
English Country / Julie. Fowler
Heirloom Miniatures / Tina M. Gravatt
Antique Style : Thirty-Five Step-By-Step Period Decorating Ideas / Rubena Grigg
Shabby Chic / Rachel. Ashwell. ; Glynis. Costin
Cottage Style: Furniture, fabrics, colors. / Denise L. Caringe
American Patchwork & Quilting / Better Homes and Gardens Books (Firm)
The Silkworm / Robert. Galbraith
Killing Patton : The Strange Death Of World War II’s Most Audacious General / Bill. O’Reilly
Updike / Adam. Begley
Hand For A Hand (DCI Andy Gilchrist Investigations) / T. Frank Muir
The List : A Novel / Martin Fletcher
White Like Me : Reflections On Race From A Privileged Son / Tim J. Wise
Eden In Winter : A Novel / Richard North Patterson
I Would Tuck You In / Sarah Asper-Smith
Northern Lights A To Z / Mindy Dwyer
A Sudden Light : A Novel / Garth. Stein
The Blood Of Olympus / Rick. Riordan
Attack On Titan. / Hajime Isayama
Fairy Tail 1 / Hiro Mashima
Twelfth Night / Richard. Appignanes
The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel : Volume 2 / Neil Gaiman
Princess Labelmaker To The Rescue! : An Origami Yoda Book / Tom Angleberger
Captain Underpants And The Tyrannical Retaliation Of The Turbo Toilet 2000 : The Eleventh Epic Novel / Dav Pilkey
Star Wars : Jedi Academy 2 / Jeffrey. Brown
Emperor Pickletine Rides The Bus : An Origami Yoda Book / Tom Angleberger
Vader’s Little Princess / Jeffrey Brown
Goodnight Darth Vader / Jeffrey Brown

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Movie Night this Saturday (10/18)

Posted by Tracie Merrill, Library Board member on October 12, 2014

pumpkinIn celebration of Halloween, all are welcome to join us this Saturday (10/18) at 5:00 pm for some spooky fun at the library as we watch the movie, I Frankenstein (rated PG-13). The fun doesn’t have to stop there, though. We have a great selection of terrifyingly good books and movies (on display) for a halloween treat of ghosts, goblins, vampires, zombies, witches, and other monsters. Come check it out!


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10/5: New at the library this week

Posted by Tracie Merrill, Library Board member on October 5, 2014


The Whale
From Up On Poppy Hill
Into The Wild
The Last Unicorn
Frozen Ground


Edge Of Eternity / Ken. Follett.
The Magician’s Land : A Novel / Lev. Grossman.
Personal : A Jack Reacher Novel / Lee. Child
Painted Horses / Malcolm. Brooks
The Bone Clocks : A Novel / David (David Stephen) Mitchel
Lucky Us : A Novel / Amy Bloom
Theodore Boone : The Activist / John. Grisham
Loss Of Innocence / Richard North Patterson
Moon Spinners / Sally Goldenbaum
Lost / S. J. Bolton. ; Sharon Bolton
Now You See Me / S. J. Bolton. ; Sharon Bolton
Funny Birds / Philippe. Ug. ; Cynthia. Hal
Nighttime Ninja / Barbara. DaCosta
Toot / Leslie Patricell
My Teacher Is A Monster! (No, I Am Not) / Peter Brown
My Strange And Terrible Malady / Catherine. Bristow
The Goodenoughs Get In Sync : 5 Family Members Overcome Their Special Sensory Issues / Carol Stock. Kranowitz
Alaska Wild Berry Guide And Cookbook / Alaska Northwest Books
The Invisible Bridge : The Fall Of Nixon And The Rise Of Reagan / Rick Perlstein

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