On Thursday, July 28, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., Dr. Jessica Rykken will be giving a talk at the Seward Community Library about bees, flower flies, and other invertebrate pollinators in Denali National Park. Dr. Rykken, who will also be leading the Kenai Fjords bug bioblitz on Friday, is a Harvard-trained entomologist […]
The next Junior Book Club will meet Thursday, July 28th at 3:00PM to talk about The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart. You don’t have to finish the book to join and we have snacks! For more information, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (907) 224-4082.
Don’t miss Family Movie Night at the Seward Community Library & Museum on Thursday, July 21st, at 5:00 PM. We’ll watch the Disney Pixar film Inside Out and eat popcorn! For more information, contact us at (907)224-4082 or email@example.com.
Join us on Saturday, July 23, at 2:30 PM in the Community Room of the Seward Community Library & Museum for a presentation by historian, Doug Capra. He will sign books, answer questions and share stories from his book “The Spaces Between: Stories from the Kenai Mountains to the Kenai Fjords”, as […]
The Garden Fairies & the Friends of the Seward Library are joining up again to do an Art Walk in the Garden! Fiber Art pieces from a quilting group that use fiber scraps to create beautiful art work pieces that are table runners and mats to lap quilts and wall […]
Join us Wednesday, July 6th, at 6:00 PM for 1981: The Year I Became a Liar! Independent Film Night is the first Wednesday the month through September, so don’t miss it! We’ll feature a different movie from the Independent Film Movement each month. Light refreshments provided. This program is for […]
Join us Thursday, July 7th, at 5:00 PM for Family Movie Night, featuring SPACE JAM, as part of our Summer Reading Program. This movie is rated PG. Popcorn and soda provided. For more information, please contact us at (907) 224-4082, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The showing of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” presented by Stevens Puppets on Thursday, June 30th, at 6:00PM has been CANCELLED due to a medical emergency. Thank you for your understanding. Please contact us at email@example.com or (907) 224-4082 with any questions.
Join us Thursday, June 30th, at 6:00 PM at the Seward Community Library & Museum for a puppet show by Stevens Puppets! In this silly and non-scary version of Washington Irving’s classic Masterpiece, children of all ages will follow the lanky schoolmaster, Ichabod Crane, as he sings, dances, and falls […]
Join us this summer for the Junior Book Club at the Seward Community Library & Museum! June 23rd: The Lighting Thief by Rick Riordan July 14th: The Last Treasure by Janet S. Anderson July 28th: The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart August 11th: The […]
Family Movie Night We love movies and popcorn! Join us at the Seward Community Library & Museum for Family Movie Night as part of the Summer Reading Program. Family Movie Nights will begin at 5:00 PMin the Community Room. Thursday, June 16th: The Lego Movie (PG) Thursday, July 7th: Space […]
Kick Off the Summer Reading Program Saturday, June 4th, from noon to 2:00 PM at the Seward Community Library & Museum. Register for the Summer Reading Program: On Your Mark, Get Set, READ, and join us for food and fun activities! Registration will be open at the Library Front Desk throughout […]
By Spencer Burgin for SCN – “Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.” – Maya Angelou. Seward Community Librarians, Valarie Kingsland, and Michelle Quinn took the time to answer questions about […]
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 […]
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 […]
Thanks to the many generous donations left by the community this spring, as we cleaned out our bookshelves and closets! The Friends of the Library and their volunteers will organize the donated materials into a richly diverse Used Book Sale this month. The sale will be held April 29 and […]
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 […]
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
Know a Seward student looking for some financial help with university, college or technical community college? The Swetmann Scholarship is now open to all persons between age 16 to 21. More information and the application can be found on our website: www.friendsofsclm.org under the scholarship page. Or email us at […]
“To me there’s nothing half so fine, As baked or roasted porcupine, Give fools their silk and knaves their wine, But give me lots of porcupine.” – Arthur “Long Shorty” McConahay This tongue-in-cheek praise published in the 1897 volume of the Sunrise Literary and Dramatic Club Journal would be […]