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From Appalachia to Alaska: Coal Development & the Environmental Justice Movement

Statewide Teleconference; 9:00 AM – 10:00 am, Wednesday, May 11 In the coal-mining region of Central Appalachia, mountaintop-removal mining and coal-industry-related flooding, water contamination, and illness have led to the emergence of a grassroots, women-driven environmental justice movement. But the number of local activists is small relative to the affected […]

Joint Library Catalog and PIN Fix

Joint Library Catalog and PIN Fix

The Joint Library Catalog is Live!  The Seward Community Library & Museum joined the Joint Library Catalog (JLC), a consortium of 78 libraries across Alaska, on April 27, 2016.  This shared catalog serves over 65% of Alaska with over 3.5 million items.   Check out our new catalog at  www.cityofseward.us/libmuscatalog. The […]

SENIOR CRUISE SPECIAL

SENIOR CRUISE SPECIAL

GRAY WHALE-WATCHING CRUISE SPECIAL FOR SENIORS FRIDAY, MAY 6th, ON RESURRECTION BAY, 12:00pm-4:00pm, IN HONOR OF OLDER AMERICANS MONTH (MAY). Discounted tickets of $38 each are being offered to seniors age 60 and older to enjoy a gray whale-watching tour aboard a Major Marines vessel.  The discounted tickets are offered  to seniors of Seward, Moose Pass, and […]

Free Children’s Books at the Used Book Sale

Free Children’s Books at the Used Book Sale

The books are out! The Used Book Sale begins today in the community room of the Seward Community Library Museum, 11am – 6pm and 11am to final sale hour tomorrow and shut down by 6pm. Did you know that all children’s books through Young Adult are free? We have free […]

Reminder May 2nd Scholarship Applications Due

Reminder May 2nd Scholarship Applications Due

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 […]

Bear Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park. Steve Fink photo.

Bear Glacier Rescue a Success

By Mike Bissonette for Seward City News – When Jennifer Neyman and Christopher Hanna were flown out to Harding Icefield area of Kenai Fjords National Park on Friday looking for adventure, they found more of it than anticipated ending with their successful rescue from Bear Glacier on Tuesday. The two […]

Used Book Sale is Coming!

Used Book Sale is Coming!

We are still accepting book donations upstairs at the library, read our donation guide here before you donate. Volunteers are needed to man the book sale Friday and Saturday plus set up and take down. Sign up to help here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0A48AFAA2CA5F85-used2

Lost Lake Run Update

We are jut a few days away from registration day for the Lost Lake Run. The full registration opens for the Lost Lake Run at 6 am on April 1st, 2016. At 6 am AKDT, we will have a link available on the home page of the Lost Lake Run […]