Author: SCLMBC

Mt Marathon Runner to NCAA Division I Steeplechase Crown

As reported in an ADN article, by Doyle Woody, Alaskan athlete, Allie Ostrander, age 20, has just won the NCAA Division I Steeplechase Crown. Allie is a college freshman from Soldotna, Alaska, attending Boise State. The 3,000-meter Steeplechase title was captured at an event held in Eugene, Oregon, this Saturday […]

Looking For Community Members Who Worked on the Tustumena

Looking For Community Members Who Worked on the Tustumena

Seeking interested parties who have worked on or have personal stories about the M/V Tustumena ferry during it’s home port days in Seward, Alaska. The Tusty Story Project is affiliated with the UAF Oral History Collection and the Alaska Marine Highway, and was established to collect and record stories in […]

Ever seen a 32-foot-tall puffin?

Ever seen a 32-foot-tall puffin?

Seward’s newest murals, by master artist Liza McElroy, will be unveiled at Harbor 360 Hotel, 1412 4th Avenue, on Saturday, May 20. On hand for the excitement will be Seward-born author Jackie Pels, with her book Framed by Sea & Sky: Community art in Seward, mural capital of Alaska. Come […]

Education Scholarships Available-Deadline May 1, 2017

Education Scholarships Available-Deadline May 1, 2017

The Friends of the Seward Library Museum is currently accepting applications for the annual Swetmann Scholarship. This scholarship opportunity is available to Seward-area students, between the ages of 16-21, who have been schooled in the Seward area for at least two years and carry a current library card. Applicants are […]

The Nightingale Author Event Saturday @ 4 p.m.

The Nightingale Author Event Saturday @ 4 p.m.

Are you ready? Read the book? Books are still available at the front desk of the library. Come join in on the discussion of The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. A prolific writer, Ms. Hannah has authored over 20 books. The Nightingale is her first historical novel and has been on […]

The Nightingale, Community Book Read, March 4th

The Nightingale, Community Book Read, March 4th

Do you have your book in hand yet? Read the book already? We are getting ready for the Community Book Read event with author Kristin Hannah calling in to discuss her best seller, The Nightingale. Limited books are available at the library front desk, or on the library catalog. “Named […]

Community Book Read With Author

Community Book Read With Author

Kristin Hannah will be calling in to discuss her book, The Nightingale! Join us at the Seward Community Library on Saturday, March 4th, 2017. Get your book and start reading today! Available through the Joint Library Catalog and some copies are available for free from the Friends of the Seward […]

Contest for Alaska writers

Contest for Alaska writers

From ADN: 35th Annual Statewide Creative Writing Contest Over $800 in Cash Prizes! The University of Alaska Anchorage and the Alaska Dispatch News will partner with the Alaska Center for the Book to once again present Alaska writers the opportunity to compete in this annual event. Winning entries will be […]

Frozen Strawberries Recall – HEP A

Frozen Strawberries Recall – HEP A

The CDC has issued warnings about a national outbreak of HEP A, tracing the outbreak to frozen strawberries distributed to some wholesalers and restaurants etc. The products recalled are also showing up in Alaska, so please be aware. Attached is a copy of the CDC report or go online to […]

Family Story Time and Chili Feed, 4pm, today Oct 8th

Family Story Time and Chili Feed, 4pm, today Oct 8th

Join us at 4pm today at the Seward Community Library Museum for a family story time. Featuring Roger Fuson, a member of the Anchorage Storytellers’ Guild. Public is invited to attend, all children must have a parent/adult with them. Following family story time will be a chili feed and baked […]

Books to the Bush

Books to the Bush

This September, The Friends of the Seward Library mailed out 257 pounds of used children’s books to five remote villages. Two years ago, after the used book sale, the Friends put out the call for a need for children’s books. We received a message from Marci Treadwell, a Seward small […]

September is Library Card Sign Up Month

September is Library Card Sign Up Month

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the American Library Association and libraries nationwide join together to remind parents, caregivers and students that signing up for a library card is the first step towards academic achievement and lifelong learning. A public library card is a ticket to free […]

Art Walk in the Garden 6-8pm Today

Art Walk in the Garden 6-8pm Today

The Garden Fairies and the Friends of the Library will be setting up in the community room today in case of rain. Come join us for viewing fiber art pieces and the salmon ‘Dip’ contest. Art pieces are available to purchase with funds going to maintain the public garden located […]