Seward History

Seward’s Dan Seavey: Mushing past and future

Seward’s Dan Seavey: Mushing past and future

By Russell Stigall for Seward City News – The history of Alaska’s Iditarod Race is now safe. Local Iditarod Race pioneer and patriarch Dan Seavey wrote his new book, “The First Great Race,” to preserve foundational story of Alaska’s Last Great Race. He and fellow mushers of the Aurora Dog […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Last days for Book Sponsors

Last days for Book Sponsors

Sewardites, you are known for being last minute responders, here are the last two days to sponsor a new book for the children, youth and young adult readers in the library! The Wish Tree is up until Thursday January 7th, and the library is open until 8pm. If you have […]

Wish Tree Super Hero

Wish Tree Super Hero

Every sponsor of a book from our Wish Tree is a super hero! You are helping every child in our community learn to love reading. Your support will help kids in Seward become strong readers! You are the person you are today partly because someone around you– a teacher, a […]