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Seward Community Library & Museum
Connecting Our Community, Sharing Our Stories
library and museum
Valarie Kingsland
Library Museum Director

Heather Bardarson
Program Coordinator

Madeline McGraw
Museum Curator

Physical: 239 6th Ave
Mailing: PO Box 2389
Seward, AK  99664

Ph: (907) 224-4082
Fx: (907) 224-3521

The Seward Community Library & Museum is a unique combined public library, museum, archives and community center serving Seward and the surrounding area providing opportunities for equal access to information, technology, lifelong learning, community enrichment, and the preservation of Seward’s heritage.

April is Amnesty Month!
Return overdue materials during the month of April and pay no late fees.  We miss you, so don’t let overdue, lost, or damaged items keep you away! 

National Library Week
April 8 - 14
Sponsored annually since 1958 by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries of all types across the US to celebrate the contributions of our nation's libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support.

National Library Worker's Day
April 10
Recognize the valuable contributions made by all library workers across the US. We strive to provide the best library service to our community. Let us know how we’re doing!

WiFi Schedule
Sun - Sat


Training/Work Day
Training/Work Days occur the first Thursday of each month, through May to provide staff time to acquire training and develop work skills, programs and services to better serve our community. Thank you for this opportunity to serve you better!  It's our last one till next October.

2017-18 Winters Hours
September 18 - May 12

Library Winter Hours
Mon:  11am - 6pm
Tues, Wed, Thurs:  11am - 8pm
Fri, Sat:  11am - 6pm
Closed Sunday

Museum Winter Hours
Tues-Thurs:  by advance appointment
Fri-Sat: 12pm - 5pm
Closed Sunday & Monday
Free winter admission!

2018 Summer Hours
May 14 - September 15

Library Summer Hours
Mon:  10am - 6pm
Tues, Wed, Thurs:  10am - 8pm
Fri, Sat:  10am - 6pm
Closed Sunday

Museum Summer Hours
Tues-Sat: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 1pm - 5pm (Thanks to RBHS volunteers!)
Closed Monday
Admission $4 for ages 13+

Daily at 2pm
May 14 - Sept 15

Did you know the Iditarod Trail starts in Seward?  Join us for a daily showing of the Iditarod National Historic Trail: A History, a 24 minute video by the Iditarod Historic Trail Alliance.  Donations appreciated.

Earthquake Movie
We no longer have permission to show the 1964 earthquake movie, Waves Over Seward, made possible by the Seward Community Library Association, Rasmussen Foundation, Alaska Humanities Forum and the City of Seward. Contact the Seward Community Library Association for more information.

Alaska Library Catalog
Regular library card holders have access to the Alaska Library Catalog (ALC), a consortium of 77 libraries serving over 65% of Alaska with 3.9+ million items.

AK Digital Library/OverDrive
Regular library card holders also have access to a consortium for eBooks and audiobooks (formerly known as ListenAlaska).

Visit our other pages for more information about us!

Stay Informed

View our calendar or connect with us on Facebook for updates and events.  See what we're up to on Instagram.

City of Seward • P.O. Box 167, 410 Adams Street City Hall Building • Seward, Alaska 99664 • (907) 224-3331
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