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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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.

 

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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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Summer Reading Event – Orienteering with Tania Spurkland

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

Ahoy thar, Mateys!  Come join in the fun at the Harbor Pavilion on Wednesday, July 6th from 2-4:30pm.  We are going to be reading pirate stories and learning to read maps. Then Tania is going to send us on a scavenger hunt (called a Score-O) around town where you’ll race against the clock to find the Controls and stamp your score card. We’ll meet Inside Beach for prizes, a bonfire, smores, and of course, dig for buried treasure!

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Summer Reading Program Special Event!

Posted by Laura Haskins - Library Director on June 22, 2016

Stretch your mind and body at the Library!  Come join Amy as we do some kid yoga, story time and crafts Wednesday, June 29th @ 2pm.

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Movie @ the Library!

Posted by Laura Haskins - Library Director on June 20, 2016

The Seldovia Public Library will be showing the movie “Norm of the North”, Saturday June 25th at 3pm.

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Library Board Vacancy

Posted by Laura Haskins - Library Director on June 14, 2016

Board of Directors: Seeking New Board Member

The board of directors of the Seldovia Public Library currently has 2 vacant seats and is soliciting statements of interest for appointments to the board. Year-round residents of Seldovia are eligible.

Board members are responsible for guiding the policies and overall direction of the library as well as management of the library corporation. They are expected to gain familiarity with current library policies and concerns, to attend and participate in quarterly meetings, to read materials provided by the Library Director in preparation for those meetings, and to respond by email poll to time-sensitive issues that come up between meetings. This is a volunteer position.

Current members of the library board are:

Shirley Giles, President

Jan Wyland, Secretary

Tracie Merrill, Treasurer

Karen Latimer

Laura Haskins, Director

Please submit a statement of interest (a brief paragraph about what you hope to bring to the library and your qualifications) via email to seldovia.library@gmail.com or by mail to PO Drawer H, Seldovia or by written statement handed to any library volunteer when the library is open.

Deadline for application is July 9th, 2016. From the date of the deadline, please allow for at least 2 weeks to receive notification of the board’s decision. The newly-appointed board members will be expected to attend the next quarterly board meeting on August 16th, 2016.

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Summer Hours @ the Library!

Posted by Laura Haskins - Library Director on June 13, 2016

We’ve added some new hours to the library schedule for the summer!  Check it out:

library hours summer 2016

If the library is closed during the above hours,it is because our volunteer staff is limited. We are sorry for any inconvenience!  Please consider volunteering with us! Your library needs you!

Stop by or call the library during normal hours: 234-7662 or Call Laura Haskins, Library Director: 399-4808

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