Seldovia Public Library

A Volunteer Library serving the Seldovia, Alaska community since 1935

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    Sunday : Closed
    Monday : 12-4 pm
    Tuesday : 2-8 pm
    Wednesday : 12-2 pm
    Thursday : 2-8 pm
    Friday : Closed
    Saturday : 2-6 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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Library Board Meeting

Posted by Laura Haskins - Library Director on August 16, 2016

The Seldovia Public Library Board will meet Tuesday, August 23rd @6:30 pm for it’s quarterly meeting.  The public is welcome.  The meeting agenda is as follows:

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Movie Event @ the Library

Posted by Laura Haskins - Library Director on August 10, 2016

The Seldovia Public Library will be showing the classic Disney movie “The Love Bug”, Saturday August 13th at 3pm.

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New Items for Summer 2016

Posted by Laura Haskins - Library Director on August 8, 2016

NEW ITEMS IN THE LIBRARY (click for PDF version)

AUDIOBOOKS

Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets (Unabridged) / J. K. Rowling.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Unabridged) / J. K. Rowling.

Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban (Unabridged) / J. K. Rowling.

BEFORE THE FALL (CD) / Noah Hawley

15Th Affair = Fifteenth affair / James Patterson

H Is For Hawk (Unabridged) / Helen Macdonald

Culture Warrior(Unabridged) / Bill O’Reilly

Bill O’Reilly’s legends and lies.Patriots (Unabridged) / David Fisher

Don’t Judge A Girl By Her Cover / Ally Carter. ; Renée Raudman. — Unabridged.

 

MOVIES

And So It Goes

5 Flights Up

Life As We Know It

Pure Country, Pure Country 2, The Gift

Soldier Love Story

Despicable Me

Ghostbusters

Lost in the Barrens

The Pacifier

Moulin Rouge

Sherlock: The Abdominable Bride

Wild Hawaii: National Geographic

Hell On Wheels:  Season 2 and 3

Billy the Kid National Geographic

Baraka:  Poetic Tour of the Globe

Matrix

Earth: Planet Earth Series

The Other Guys

Muppets From Space

Everyone’s Hero

The Great Dinosaur Rescue

 

BOOKS

Rachel’s day in the garden / Giselle Shardlow

Stella : Star of the sea / Marie-Louise Gay

Good sports / Jack Prelutsky

Shells And Shellfish Of The Pacific Northwest / Rick M. Harbo

Field Guide To Common Marine Fishes & Invertebrates Of Alaska/Susan C. Byersdorfer

Look inside a tide pool / Louise Spilsbury.

Where Do I Live? / Neil. Chesanow

Mac’s Field Guide To Northwest Coastal Invertebrates

Goodbye To The Dead / Brian. Freeman

Pirate Pete’s Talk Like A Pirate = Talk like a pirate / Kim. Kennedy.

League Of Dragons / Naomi Novik

How I Became A Pirate / Melinda. Long

G Is For Gold Medal : An Olympic Alphabet / Brad. Herzog

S Is For Sea Glass : A Beach Alphabet / Richard. Michelso

How Does My Garden Grow? / Gerda Muller

Up In The Garden And Down In The Dirt / Kate Messner

The Frog Olympics / Brian Moses. ; Amy Husband

The Invisible Library / Genevieve Cogman

What Comes Next And How To Like It : A Memoir / Abigail Thomas.

Under The Harrow / Flynn Berry

At The Water’s Edge : A Novel / Sara. Gruen

The First Fifteen Lives Of Harry August / Claire North

The Butter Battle Book / Dr. Seuss

If You Ever Want To Bring A Piano To The Beach, Don’t! / Elise Parsley

Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns About Sportsmanship : Winning Isn’t Everything / Howard Binkow

There’s A Map On My Lap! : All About Maps / Tish. Rabe.

Me On The Map / Joan Sweeney

Henry Hikes To Fitchburg / D.B. Johnson

Froggy Plays Soccer / Jonathan London.

Fred And Ted Go Camping / Peter Eastman

What Do You Find In A Tide Pool? / Megan Kopp

Make Way For Ducklings / Robert McCloskey

Library Of Souls / Ransom. Riggs

The Considerate Killer / Lene Kaaberb²l. ; Agnete Friis.

The Complete Book Of Sea Kayaking, 4Th / Derek C. Hutchinson

Sea Kayaking : A Manual For Long-Distance Touring / John Dowd.

Adventure Kayaking : Trips In Glacier Bay / Don. Skillman

My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She’s Sorry : A Novel / Fredrik Backman

Fool Me Once / Harlan Coben

The Obsession / Nora Roberts

The Murder Of Mary Russell : A Novel Of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell And Sherlock Holmes / Laurie R. King,

What Are The Summer Olympics? / Gail. Herman.

Richard Scarry’s What Do People Do All Day? / Richard. Scarry

Julia’s House For Lost Creatures / Ben. Hatke.

Our great big back yard / Laura Welch Bush

If You Plant A Seed / Kadir Nelson

Busy, busy town / Richard. Scarry

The Last Apprentice : Fury Of The Seventh Son / Joseph Delaney

How To Be A Good Wife/Emma Chapman

The Weekenders / Mary Kay Andrews

Fly Away / Kristin. Hannah

A Week At The Lake / Wendy. Wax.

Happy, Happy, Happy : My Life And Legacy As The Duck Commander / Phil Robertson

SAS Survival Handbook : How To Survive In The Wild, In Any Climate, On Land Or At Sea = Special Air Service survival handbook / John Wiseman

Vampire Knight. : Shojo Beat Manga From The Heart / Matsuri Hino V.10

Vampire Knight. / Matsuri Hino. V.3

Vampire Knight. / Matsuri Hino V.2

Vampire Knight. / Matsuri Hino V.9

Vampire Knight. / Matsuri Hino V.8

Vampire Knight. / Matsuri Hino V.6

Vampire Knight. / Matsuri Hino V.7

Fullmetal Alchemist. = Fullmetal alchemist: volumes 1-2-3 / Hiromu Arakawa,

Fullmetal Alchemist. = Fullmetal alchemist : V.4-5-6/ Hiromu Arakawa

Fullmetal Alchemist. = Fullmetal alchemist : V.7-8-9/ Hiromu Arakawa

Starry River Of The Sky / Grace Lin.

Unsinkable / Gordon. Korman

An Elephant In The Garden / Michael Morpurgo.

A To Z Mysteries : The School Skeleton / Ron Roy

A To Z Mysteries : The Jaguar’s Jewel/Ron Roy

Heroes Don’t Run : A Novel Of The Pacific War / Harry Mazer.

A Boy No More / Harry Mazer

The Devil’s Arithmetic / Jane. Yolen.

Champ / Marcia Thornton. Jones

Pretties / Scott. Westerfeld

Tide Pools / Marcia S. Gresko

Corduroy’s Christmas Surprise/ Don Freeman

Alaska’s Seashore Creatures : A Guide To Selected Marine Invertebrates/Carmen M. Field ; Conrad J. Field

Confessions : The Paris Mysteries = Paris mysteries / James Patterson,

Close Your Eyes / Michael Robotham

Seashell Season / Holly Chamberlin

Hostile Witness : A Kate Ford Mystery / Leigh. Adams

Dead Water : A Shetland Mystery / Ann Cleeves

The Sound Of Gravel : A Memoir / Ruth. Wariner

The Last Apprentice : I Am Alice / Joseph Delaney

Dear John / Nicholas Sparks.

Firewall / Henning Mankel

The Murder House / James Patterson

The Hundred Secret Senses / Amy Tan

A Natural History Of Dragons : A Memoir By Lady Trent / Marie. Brennan

Good Time Girls Of The Alaska-Yukon Gold Rush / Lael Morgan

Cooking Light Annual Recipes 2007 : EVERY RECIPE…A Year’s Worth Of Cooking Light Magazine / Cooking Light Magazine.

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Summer Reading Finale Party!

Posted by Laura Haskins - Library Director on August 5, 2016

Kids 0- 6th grade: Get ready for the Summer Olympics and celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program at the Seldovia Public Library, August 10th from 2-3pm. Whether you signed up with us or  not, we would love for you to join in the fun. And if you have completed your Reading Log (12 hours of reading), bring it in for an Amazon Gift Card!!  We will have story time, crafts and games of OLYMPIC proportions!

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Library Closed

Posted by Laura Haskins - Library Director on August 4, 2016

closedThe Seldovia Public Library will be closed SATURDAY, August 6th, due to a limited volunteer staff.

We are sorry for the inconvenience!

PLEASE CONSIDER VOLUNTEERING WITH US! We are currently looking for one or two folks who can cover our Saturday shifts. If you are interested, please call (234-7662) or stop by the library during regular hours or call Laura Haskins, Library Director @ 399-4808.

 

“A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life.” – Henry Ward Beecher

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Summer Reading Program Cancelled this week

Posted by Laura Haskins - Library Director on July 19, 2016

The summer reading program scheduled for tomorrow (July 2oth) has been cancelled. Next event: THE OLYMPIC PARTY on August 10th!!

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Movie Event @ the Library

Posted by Laura Haskins - Library Director on July 18, 2016

The Seldovia Public Library will be showing the new Disney movie “Zootopia”, Saturday July 23rd at 3pm.

 

zootopia

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Summer Reading Program

Posted by Laura Haskins - Library Director on July 8, 2016

Picture2It’s not to late to join the Library Summer Reading Program!!

Hey kids! Are you reading this summer? You could be earning prizes and a $10 Amazon gift card!

Anyone under the age of 12 years old can participate! Whether you are an independent reader, or have someone read to you, come by the library and pick up a reading log. For every 3 hours you read this summer, you will earn a prize from the library. Plus, bring your completed Reading Log (12 hours!) to the Olympic Finale at the library on August 10th and you’ll get a $10 Amazon Gift card!

Sign up at the library today and get reading! And if you’ve already signed up, don’t forget to stop by the library for your prize – every 3 hours read earns you a pick from the prize box!

And don’t miss out on the finale party:

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Movie @ the Library

Posted by Laura Haskins - Library Director on July 5, 2016

The Seldovia Public Library will be showing the movie “Concussion”, starring Will Smith,  Saturday July 9th at 3pm.

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“When Dr. Bennet Omalu’s autopsy studies lead him to conclude that multiple concussions could be the underlying cause of the brain disorders suffered by many U.S. football players, he encounters harsh resistance from the NFL establishment.” —from netflix

 

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Annual 4th of July Library Book Sale

Posted by Laura Haskins - Library Director on July 1, 2016

The library will be holding it’s annual book sale this weekend: Saturday July 2nd and Monday July 4th from 10am-3pm.  This is our only fundraiser of the year so come on out and support your community library!!

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