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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 […]

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

Scholarship Applicants Wanted

Scholarship Applicants Wanted

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 […]

Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans – Sat. March 26

Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans – Sat. March 26

The Department of Military & Veteran Affairs (DMVA) is proud to continue its partnership in the Vietnam War Commemorative Partners Program and partner with the Alaska U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (USDVA). This collaboration is organized to help a grateful nation thank and honor America’s Vietnam veterans and their families for service, […]

Necklace of gold marketed by Sable Elegance and Ann Ellis. Photo by R. Smeriglio.

Startup Ore Mill Seeks Investors

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN — Optimism and a grubstake sustained early gold miners in the Kenai Mountains during the 1890s and into the 20th century. The nature of grubstakes has changed, but optimism remains essential. At an open house in Moose Pass last Saturday, Ed and Ann Ellis of […]

Guest Author Chuck Sassara-Saturday 2 p.m. in the Library

Guest Author Chuck Sassara-Saturday 2 p.m. in the Library

Save the date! Chuck Sassara is coming to town. Resurrection Bay Historical Society (RBHS) and the Seward Community Library Association (SCLA), a.k.a. Friends of the Seward Library, are co-hosting guest author Chuck Sassara. Chuck came to Alaska via the Alcan highway in the mid 50’s and never looked back. Hear […]

School field trip grants and others from KMTA

School field trip grants and others from KMTA

The Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area is soliciting grants for 2016-2017. Some of the most popular grants this time of year are the school field trip grants that provide transportation costs for classrooms visiting sites within the KMTA National Heritage Area. This year, kindergartners and middle school students from […]

Seward City Flag Contest

Seward City Flag Contest

Submitted by Linda Lasota. Did you know that the City of Seward has an official logo, but does not currently have an official city flag? On February 22, 2016, the Seward City Council passed a resolution in support of a public youth art contest, the winner of which will have […]