History

Largest mural in Seward goes up

Largest mural in Seward goes up

Nichole Feemsters’ mural is going up on the South side of the Library Museum building.  The install is being conducted by Harmon Construction.  The vibrant colors of the mural match the colors that change with the light on the siding of the building. Nichole’s design is centered on the idea […]

Mural panels get top coat

Mural panels get top coat

The mural panels painted during the paint weekend got their last top coating this Saturday.  The ‘Top Coat Gang’ has now placed a top coating three different times to get all of the panels ready for their install.  Nichole Feemster would like to thank all the volunteers that have come […]

Mural almost finished!

Mural almost finished!

                    Nichole Feemster thanks the wonderful community folks that signed up and stopped in to help with the panels this last weekend.  18 panels, size 4×8, were given their first, second and sometimes third coats of paint during the paint weekend […]

Saturday, January 12th, Library Museum dedication

Embracing History, Growing by Volumes becomes reality Organizers say everyone in Seward is invited to celebrate the dedication of the new Seward Community Library Museum next Saturday afternoon, January 12, but that preschoolers and school children and their parents are especially welcome. Besides an opening dedication ceremony with singing by […]

Moving the museum

Moving the museum

Here are a few pictures of the museum move that show the work that went fast and smooth. News from the Library; according to Patty Linville, Director of the library museum, the goal set Friday was for the books to all be unpacked by the end of the day. Rachel […]

Seward Community Library Museum Update

Seward Community Library Museum Update

Construction of the Seward Community Library Museum is nearing completion, and plans are underway for a community grand opening celebration on January 12th. Regular library services will begin in the new building on January 14th. Seward Community Library will be closed from December 9, 2012 – January 11, 2013. After […]

Hard Hat Tour of the Library Museum, Wed Oct 3rd

Hard Hat Tour of the Library Museum, Wed Oct 3rd

While the ‘Northern Lights’ siding is going up on the outside of the Library Museum, the inside progress is at a point that will allow guided tours. If you would like to do a walk through ‘Hard Hat Tour’ of the Library Museum, we have eight spaces available for this […]

Road to Exit Glacier Flood Damage Update

Road to Exit Glacier Flood Damage Update

The road to Exit Glacier between mile 7 and 8.6 within Kenai Fjords National Park remains closed due to flood damage. The road is no longer safe for two-way traffic due to undercutting of the asphalt road surface. Visitors can access the Exit Glacier area on foot or bicycle by […]

Harding Icefield excursion, circa 1982. Photo by Keith Knighten

Exit Glacier Area Local History Project

Are you interested in finding out how the Exit Glacier area was used prior to it becoming part of Kenai Fjords National Park? Join Kenai Fjords National Park staff on Friday, October 5 at 6:30pm in the Seward Community Library for an update on an oral history project that recorded the uses of the […]

Seward Senior Center honors Alaska Nellie

Seward Senior Center honors Alaska Nellie

Seward honored one our most famous pioneer women ‘Alaska Nellie’ at a Strawberry Shortcake birthday party, July 23, at the Seward Senior Center. Alaska Nellie was famous for many things but amongst them all was her homegrown strawberries. She always invited everyone for a Strawberry feast at her annual birthday […]