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4th Annual Library & Museum Open House

Seward Community Library & Museum

4th Annual Open House

Saturday, November 4

1:00 – 4:00 PM

We’ve held an annual Open House since 2014 to remind ourselves and our community that the Seward Community Library & Museum is here for you after a long and busy tourist season!  Stop by and enjoy this special event with fun and engaging activities:

  • Free Museum Admission
    • All winter through mid-May, Fri-Sat, noon-5pm
  • New Museum Temporary Exhibit:  Commercial Fishing in Res. Bay with Interactive Fishing Stories
    • Fishing is a big deal in Seward…share your fishing story!
  • Welcome and Meet the Team:  1:15 in Community Room
    • We work hard to do our best for you…meet who gets the work done and find out what’s new
    • We’ll take a moment to honor our dear friend and colleague, Presence Bissonette
  • Random & Grand Prize Drawings
    • Everyone attending may enter a raffle ticket for the drawings at the entrance
    • Grand prizes for Kindle Fire and $100 Amazon Gift Card will be drawn at 2:30 and 3:30 (respectively) with no need to be present to win
    • Random drawings are…well, random…and you do need to be present to win
  • Can Your Fines:  Library Front Desk
    • Donate dry, boxed or canned foods to the Holiday Canned Food Drive for our local food bank, He Who Will Provide, and…
      • We will forgive your overdue fines
      • Offer you one bonus raffle ticket for the drawings
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  • Hot Chocolate Bar & Cookies:  Community Room
    • Make a special cup of hot chocolate and enjoy some cookies made special for this event
  • Paint a Rock Activity:  Starts at 1:30 in the Community Room
    • Get creative and paint a rock for fun
    • You can take it home with you or leave it for us to share in our garden
    • Don’t forget to wear your painting clothes for this activity!
  • Interactive Gratitude Stories:  Atrium
    • Practice gratitude and share what you appreciate most
  • Lego Play Time:  Meeting Room for 20 children at a time
    • Get a pass at the library front desk for a chance to play with our amazing Lego collection
    • Duplos will be available to play with in Children’s Room
    • Both activities require adult supervision
  • Live Music with Luke:  1:30-2:30 in Library Reading Area
    • Don’t miss the live acoustic music with Luke Rosier and his guitar
  • Winter Scene Photo Booth:  Young Adult Room
    • We don’t have snow…yet, but don’t miss this chance to take silly wintery selfies to share with friends, family and the Library Museum

All events start at 1pm and continue to 4pm, unless specified.  Click here to download the flyer.

We are grateful for the generation donations of sweet treats for this event from the Breeze Inn, Cookery, Resurrection Bay Historical Society Board and Members, Smoke Shack, Stallings Family, Thorns, and Zudy’s.

We also extend our appreciation to the volunteers who are helping to make this special event a success, including Aleta M., Casie W., Creanna W., Jackie C., Katerina J., Laura H., Michelle Q., Nan T., Phyllis S., and Rachel O.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Call 907-224-4082 or email libmus@cityofseward.net with any questions.

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