Seldovia Public Library

A Volunteer Library serving the Seldovia, Alaska community since 1935

  • Hours

    Sunday : Closed
    Monday : 2-4 pm
    Tuesday : 2-6 pm
    Wednesday : 12-2 pm
    Thursday : 2-6 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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    Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 at 7 pm
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Movie @ the Library!

Posted by Laura Haskins - Library Director on November 23, 2015

The Seldovia Public Library will be showing The Adventures of Mickey Matson and the Copperhead Treasure (rated PG) this weekend: Saturday, November 28th at 3pm

mickey matson poster

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New Items @ the Library – October 2015

Posted by Laura Haskins - Library Director on November 9, 2015


Everyday Survival: Why Smart People Do Stupid Things / Laurence Gonzales

The Horse Boy: A Father’s Quest To Heal His Son / Rupert. Isaacson

Girl In Translation: Jean. Kwok



Once Upon A Time:  Season 4

The Goodwife:  Season 6

House of Cards:  Season 3

Outlander:  Season 1, Vol. 1

Grimm:  Season 4

Bringing Down the House


Rush Hour 2



Silence / Thomas Perry

Dollbaby: A Novel /  Laura Lane. McNeal

The Girl In The Spider’s Web / David. Lagercrantz

Circling The Sun: A Novel / Paula. McLain

The Martian: A Novel / Andy Weir

Best Boy: A Novel / Eli Gottlieb

The English Spy / Daniel Silva

Pugs Of The Frozen North / Philip Reeve

Ricky Ricotta’s mighty robot versus the mecha-monkeys from Mars / Dav Pilkey

Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot / Dav Pilkey

Heroes On The Side / Cyndi Marko

Toe-up-two-at-a-time socks / Melissa. Morgan-Oakes

Let us get cracking / Cyndi Marko

Bok! Bok! Boom! / Cyndi Marko

Super Fly Guy / Tedd. Arnold

Can I play too? / Mo. Willems.

A big guy took my ball! / Mo. Willems.

I will surprise my friend / Mo. Willems.

Should I share my ice cream? / Mo. Willems.

Don’t let the pigeon drive the bus! / Mo. Willems.

Who Eats What? : Food Chains And Food Webs / Patricia Lauben

The Road To Character / David Brooks

Sunny Sweet Is So Not Sorry / Jennifer Ann. Mann

The Little Riders / Margaretha. Shemin

The Forgotten Door / Alexander Key

Here Comes McBroom / Paul Fleischman

The Adventures Of Spider : West African Folk Tales / Joyce Cooper. Arkhurs

Amazing Otters / National Geographic Society (U.S.)

A Firefly Named Torchy / Bernard Waber

Thunder Cake / Patricia Polacco

If Anything Ever Goes Wrong At The Zoo / Mary Jean Hendrick

One Fine Day / Nonny Hogrogian.

This Is The Way We Go To School: A Book About Children Around The World / Edith Baer

Chrysanthemum / Kevin. Henkes

Martha Blah Blah / Susan Meddaugh

Cow Who Wouldn’t Come Down / Brett Johnson Paul

My Crayons Talk / Patricia Hubbard

Andrew’s Loose Tooth / Robert Munsch

Where Does The Garbage Go?  (Let’s Read-And-Find-Out Science) / Paul Showers

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site / Sherri Duskey. Rinker

Under The Wide And Starry Sky: A Novel / Nancy. Horan

The Harvest Man: A Novel Of Scotland Yard’s Murder Squad / Alex. Grecian

Jade Dragon Mountain / Elsa. Hart

X / Sue Grafton

Girl Waits With Gun / Amy. Stewart

Cow Woman Of Akutan: An Extraordinary, Compelling Story Of A Unique Alaska Adventure / Joan Brown. Dodd

The Things We Cherished / Pam. Jenoff

To Kill A Mockingbird / Harper Lee

The Edge Of The Shadows / Elizabeth George

Atlin Blue And Miss Scarlet / Emily Grace Willis

Joey Goes To Sea / Alan Villiers.

The Fall : A Novel / John T. Lescroart

Nemesis : An FBI Thriller / Catherine Coulter,

To Dwell In Darkness / Deborah Crombie

A Cold Day For Murder / Dana. Stabenow

Dead In The Water : A Kate Shugak Mystery / Dana. Stabenow

The Life-Changing Magic Of Tidying Up : The Japanese Art Of Decluttering And Organizing / Marie Kondo, author. ; Cathy Hirano

A Full Life : Reflections At Ninety / Jimmy Carter

Just Mercy : A Story Of Justice And Redemption / Bryan Stevenson

Night Break / Andrew Lane

Make Me : A Jack Reacher Novel / Lee. Child

Keeper’s Reach / Carla Neggers

The End Game : A Brit In The FBI / Catherine Coulter

Radiant Angel / Nelson. DeMille

Prince Fly Guy / Tedd Arnold

Hi! Fly Guy / Tedd. Arnold

Shoo, Fly Guy! / Tedd. Arnold

Stick Dog Dreams Of Ice Cream / Tom Watson

You Are (Not) Small / Anna Kang

The Bite Of The Gold Bug: A Story Of The Alaskan Gold Rush / Barthe DeClements

Some Good News / Cynthia. Rylant

Pippi Goes On Board / Astrid Lindgren

Pippi In The South Seas / Astrid Lindgren

Henry Huggins / Beverly. Cleary

Emmy And The Incredible Shrinking Rat / Lynne Jonell

Dog / Juliet

Rough Water / Clint Willis

Robert B. Parker’s The Devil Wins: A Jesse Stone Novel / Reed Farrel Coleman

The Small Backs Of Children: A Novel / Lidia Yuknavitch

The Fairy-Tale Detectives / Michael Buckley

Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle’s Farm / Betty (Bard) MacDonald

Mrs. Piggle-Wigle’s Magic / Betty (Bard) MacDonald

Hello, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle / Betty (Bard) MacDonald

Mrs. PIggle -Wiggle / Betty (Bard) MacDonald

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again / Frank Cottrell Boyce


This Is How You Lose Her / Junot Dí

Aquarium / David Vann

Ruby: A Novel / Cynthia Bond

Transatlantic : A Novel / Colum McCann

Traveling With Pomegranates: A Mother-Daughter Story /Sue Monk. Kidd; Ann Kidd Taylor

Zack’s Alligator / Shirley Mozelle

The Golly Sisters Go West / Betsy Cromer. Byars

Clifford’s ABC / Norman. Bridwell

Clifford’s Riddles / Norman. Bridwell

Who Was Walt Disney? / Whitney Stewart

Eyewitness Books: Bird / David. Burnie

Rock Garden Plants. — 1st American ed. —  New York : DK Publishing

Sailing The Pacific: A Voyage Across The Longest Stretch Of Water On Earth, And A Journey Into Its Past / Miles Hordern

Quick & Easy Container Water Gardens / Philip. Swindells

Spirit Basket : Over 200 Years Of Adventures In Alaska / Marie Osburn. Reid

Women of the Klondike / Frances Backhouse

Klondike Women: True Tales of the Gold Rush / Melanie J. Mayer

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Movie @ the Library

Posted by Laura Haskins - Library Director on November 2, 2015

The Seldovia Public Library will be showing Cinderella this weekend: Saturday, Nov 7th from 3-5pm

cinderella movie poster

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Library Board Meeting Agenda – 10/13/2015

Posted by Laura Haskins - Library Director on October 7, 2015

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Movie @ the Library

Posted by Laura Haskins - Library Director on October 5, 2015

The Seldovia Public Library will be showing SpongeBob’s new movie “Sponge Out of Water” this weekend: Saturday, Oct 10th from 3-5pm.


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Movie @ the Library!

Posted by Laura Haskins - Library Director on September 22, 2015

The Seldovia Public Library will be showing the Dream Works movie Home this weekend:

Saturday, September 26th from 3-5 pm.

home movie poster

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New Items at the Library – September 2015

Posted by Laura Haskins - Library Director on September 19, 2015



Jack the giant slayer

Surviving Everest

Soccer dog: The movie

Homeward bound II: lost in San Francisco

8 seconds

And justice for all

Memphis Belle

Quest for fire

Out of Africa

To Be or Not To Be – Jack Benny &  Carol Lombard – Criterion Collection

Wyatt Earp

A River Runs Through It

Basic Instinct



Cinderella Man

Strange Days

Cast Away


Marley & Me

M:I:III : Mission Impossible 3

Bear Action III: Witness a hunt of a lifetime for black bear


Money train

Monte Walsh


Lord of war

A history of violence

Shall we dance?

The Bourne Ultimatum

Shadow dancer

Blue Crush

The Lion in Winter

The Net

Honey I Shrunk the Kids

Pay It Forward

The Princess Diaries

The Pacifier

The English Patient

Mr. Brooks

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The Gospel

The Pelican Brief


The Firm

Runaway Jury

Secret Window

Support Your Local Sheriff

To Catch A Thief


City Hall

Shining Through

A Civil Action

The Pledge

Donnie Brasco

Patriot Games

The Basket

A Bronx Tale

Grand Canyon


The Chamber

First Do No Harm

Monster House

The Unit:  Season 4

JAG:  Season 10 Final

The Sound of Music

Once Upon A Time:  Season 3

Orphan Black: Season 3



 The Shadow Throne / Jennifer A. Nielsen

The Haunted Library / Dori Hillestad Butler

Dress Me! / Sarah Frances Hardy

Murder in Hindsight / Anne Cleeland

Craft Camp: Over 40 Fun Projects For Kids / Lark Crafts.  : Lark Crafts

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy / John Le Carre

Go Set A Watchman / Harper. Lee

Picture Perfect Weight Loss / Dr. Howard Sharpiro

City of Thieves / David Benioff

All Thumbs Guide to Home Wiring / Robert W. Wood

Do – It- Yourself Plumbing / Max Alth

New Complete Do-It-Yourself Manual Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader’s Digest Association

Obama: A Promise Of Change = Promise of change / Sarah L. Thomson

The Last Apprentice: Rage Of The Fallen / Joseph Delaney

The Last Apprentice: Slither / Joseph Delaney

The Last Apprentice: Rise Of The Huntress / Joseph Delaney

The Last Apprentice: Clash Of The Demons / Joseph Delaney

The Last Apprentice: Lure Of The Dead / Joseph Delaney

The Last Apprentice: Grimalkin The Witch Assassin / Joseph Delaney

The Last Apprentice: Seventh Son: Book 1 And Book 2 / Joseph Delaney

Wrath Of The Bloodeye / Joseph Delaney

Attack Of The Fiend / Joseph Delaney

Night Of The Soul Stealer / Joseph Delaney

The Accidental Family / Rowan Coleman

Like Water Like chocolate / Laura Esquirel

Ten Little Fingers And Ten Little Toes Padded Board Book / Mem Fox. ; Helen Oxenbury

The Astonishing Secret Of Awesome Man / Michael. Chabon

Africa / Yvonne. Ayo

Eyewitness: Technology / Roger Bridgman

Eyewitness: Shipwreck / Richard Platt

Prehistoric Life / William. Lindsay

Whale / Vassili. Papastavrou

Fish / Steve Parker

Skeleton / Steve Parker

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NEW WINTER HOURS at the Seldovia Public Library

Posted by Laura Haskins - Library Director on September 8, 2015

The long days of summer have gone and we’ve changed the hours at the library.  This change will begin Sunday, September 13th.

And please consider volunteering with us!  You can stop by or call the library during regular hours (234-7662) or Call Laura Haskins, Library Director (399-4808).

new hours 2015

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9/12: Library Board Workgroup Meeting

Posted by Tracie Merrill, Library Board member on September 6, 2015

Library Board Workgroup Meeting 9/12/15

Meeting scheduled: September 12, 2015 at 2 pm

Roll call

Call to order

Agenda approval

Old business:

  1. Update mission statement for Seldovia Public Library

New business:

  1. Next Regular Board Meeting: October 13, 2015

Public comment

Board member closing comments  

This meeting will be held in the library.

Members of the public are invited to attend the meeting and address the board, but public participation in discussion of agenda items is at the discretion of the chair.

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Labor Day Weekend Book Sale

Posted by Laura Haskins - Library Director on August 29, 2015

The Seldovia Public Library will be having a Book Sale Saturday, Sept. 5th from 10 am until 4 pm.  Please stop by and check it out!  There are many new and used books available and all proceeds will benefit your community Library!

labor day book sale

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