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Upcoming Events at the Seward Community Library and Museum

Story Time on Fridays at 11am in the Children’s Room.  This month we are celebrating Friendships and things that go together like peanut butter and jelly, pajama parties, and our final story time will feature DINOSAURS!!!  Our final Story Time is April 27th!  Come enjoy the last month of Story Time before summer hits!

Seward Community Library & Museum will be CLOSED on April 5th for Staff Training.

An Alaskan Adventure: Tales of a Musher with Bill Laughing-Bear.  Saturday, April 7th at 2pm-4pm in the Community Room.  Laughing-Bear an Alaskan Author and mushing enthusiast will do a brief presentation about life off the grid and mushing “old school” style.  When the presentation is over attendees will be able to meet one of the author’s prized sled dogs.  This event is open for all ages and is family friendly.

Museum Story Time will be Friday, April 13th at 11am in the Museum.  This Museum Story Time is the last one of the season where Museum Explorers will learn how mail was delivered on the Iditarod Trail by dog sled and see the historical correspondences within the Museum Collection.

Play Time is every Saturday in the Children’s Room from 12pm-4pm.  Come enjoy the Children’s area with assorted games, puzzles, themed books, & coloring.  This event is parent led and offers new books and toys to play with every week!  Come enjoy our space.

Second Saturday at the Library & Museum is April 14th at 12am-5pm.  The Library will have a bookmark craft available and the Museum will have FREE admission from 12pm-5pm.

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Movie Night at the Library & Museum featuring Leap will be April 11th at 6pm in the Community Room. 11-year-old orphan, Félicie (Elle Fanning) has one dream – to go to Paris and become a dancer. Her best friend Victor (Nat Wolff), an imaginative but exhausting boy with a passion for creating, has a dream of his own – to become a famous inventor. In a leap of faith, Victor and Félicie leave their orphanage in pursuit of their passions. Rated PG.

Seward Community Book Club is April 21st at 11am in the Upstairs Meeting Room.  April’s final Book of the Month is The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood.  Patrons can pick up a copy at the Library Front Desk or can access the book through the Alaska Digital Libraryhttps://adl.overdrive.com/ where patrons can download the book or audiobook FREE.  All they need is their library card number and they can get instant access!

Museum Drop In Craft Friday & Saturday April 20-21 from 12pm-5pm.  Come to the Museum’s Kitchen Table, make a paper rain cloud mobile, and enjoy FREE museum admission!

Local Literature with Doug Capra Saturday, April 28th from 3-5pm in the Community Room.  The Alaskan by Robert Lund, is currently available for check out at the Library Front Desk.  Read this intriguing book that was written here in Seward and hear the story behind the story with local Author and historian Doug Capra.

Lunch Bunch is on Wednesday, April 25th in the Community Room and Young Adult Room.  April is poetry month and we will be trying our hand at writing up our own personal haikus (a short Japanese style poem).  This program is for all Seward area homeschoolers and will be ending in April for students to enjoy summer break.  Come have your children bring the current book they are reading and a sack lunch to the library for our last Lunch Bunch of the school year.

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