Seward Community Library

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LibraryConnecting Our Community

Stop by the public library, located near downtown Seward at Sixth Avenue and Adams Street, to enjoy an amazing view of the Resurrection Bay and access our collections, internet, public access computers, WiFi and many other services.

2019-20 Winter Library Hours

(September 17 - May 16)

  • Monday: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday - Thursday: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Friday - Saturday: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday: CLOSED

Projected Summer 2020 Library Hours

(May 18* - September 16*)

*Dates subject to change

  • Monday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday - Thursday: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Friday - Saturday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday: CLOSED


Explore our local collection of books, recorded books, games, magazines, music, newspapers, videos and more by selecting "Seward Community" in the drop down menu when searching the Alaska Library Catalog.

Regular library card holders have access to available material from our partner libraries in the Alaska Library Catalog Consortium. Sign in with your library card number and PIN to place holds, pay fines, make lists and manage your account. Temporary library card holders are limited to access to our local collection.

Alaska Library Catalog

Regular library card holders may visit the Alaska Digital Library to check out digital eBooks and audiobooks using their library card number and PIN to borrow digital content, place holds on digital material and manage your digital library account.

Alaska Digital Library

Holds & Interlibrary Loans

Regular library card holders may log in to the Alaska Library Catalog to place holds on available material. Interlibrary Loan service is still available to regular library card holders (in good standing) seeking material not available through the Alaska Library Catalog. Contact us for more information.


A library card is not necessary to access our public services. Public access WiFi, computers, copier, printers and scanners are available for public use.

The library also offers color copies (up to 11x17), fax, notary at the library front desk.  Passport acceptance services available by appointment. Visit our Library Services page, Passport page, or contact us for more information.

Our meeting rooms are equipped with audio/visual and teleconferencing equipment. Visit our Meeting Spaces page or contact us for more information or to reserve a space.