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Library Museum Atruim
We value our volunteers and welcome help for:
  • Program assistance
  • Shelving books and material
  • Dusting and straightening shelves
  • Checking that material is properly shelved
  • Helping with special projects
  • Summer gardening
  • Have an idea?  Stop by and share it!

Ask at the front desk, call us at (907) 224-4082, or email us at if you are interested in volunteering or completing community service hours.

Books, videos and other material may be donated to the library.  The Director will consider adding donated material to the collection.  Material not added to the collection will be given to the Seward Community Library Association to be sold to support library programs, events and collections.  Download our Donation Policy

Planned Giving
Contact the Director or visit the Seward Community Foundation Fund website to learn how to make a monetary contribution to the Seward Community Library Association endowment fund through the Alaska Community Foundation.

Seward Community Library Association
The Seward Community Library Association is our main supporter for our library programs and sells our donated and discarded books and material.  Become a member today!

Resurrection Bay Historical Society

We partner with the Resurrection Bay Historical Society, the owner of the majority of the objects on display in the Museum and in our secured storage.  Their Collections Committee, Exhibit Committee and general membership work together with us to support our mutual efforts.  Become a member today!

Library Museum Building Project

The idea to combine the Seward Community Library and Seward Museum began long before 2008 when the project took shape.  The Seward Community Library & Museum was built in 2012 and the library opened January 12, 2013 and the museum opened May 11, 2013 with much celebration. 

The support of our community and community leaders made this extraordinary project possible along with the generosity of the Rasmussen Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and many, many other businesses and private supporters.  Our gratitude cannot be expressed enough.  You may thank them by visiting and making it your library, museum and community center! 

External Metallic Tiles
The remarkable multi-hued stainless steel tiles on our building reflect the beauty of our surroundings. Find more information online at

National Endowment for the Humanities
Visit the NEH For All website to learn more about the Seward Community Library & Museum building project!

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