petersburg public library
           we connect you to the world of ideas

Monday-Thursday    11-8 pm
Friday & Saturday     11-6 pm
Sundays & Holidays   Closed

Petersburg Public Library
14 S. Second Street
PO Box 549
Petersburg, AK 99833

Petersburg Borough


Upcoming Facility Closures:
Veteran’s Day- Tuesday, November 11
Thanksgiving - Thursday, November 27


Toddler Time
Every Tuesday at 11:15 am
A time for toddlers and their caregiver to engage in fun activities that encourage language development through song, dance, books, and movement.  Siblings welcome.

Children’s Storytime
Every Thursday at 2:00 pm
Stories and songs for children aged 3-7.

Wreath Making with Janet Holten
Saturday, November 1 -  11am to 2pm
Class fee: $40, registration required

Learn how to make wreaths for every occasion & season!

Northwest Coast Formline Workshop
with Robert Davis Hoffman

Saturday Nov 8, 10-3pm
Fee: $20/registration required/ages 16 through adult

Explore formline design--the primary design element of Tlingit art. You'll learn the design rules, practice drawing and combining basic elements, then make linocut print cards of your design. This class is for anyone who loves to draw and for those who want to learn about formline design.  Robert Davis Hoffmann is a Tlingit poet, artist and carver from Southeast Alaska. This event is made possible with the support of the Petersburg Library Arts Endowment.

Petersburg Chess Club - Youth
Monday, November 10,  3:30 - 4:30pm
Open to kids grades 1 - 8
Instructors: Jeigh Stanton-Gregor & Kyle Clayton
Bring your own board if you have one. A limited number of chess boards will be available. This drop in youth Chess Club will meet the 2nd Monday of every month.

Creative Writing Workshop
4 Thursdays - November 13 & 20, Dec 11 &18
ages 16 and up  - FREE - registration required

Instructor Mary Koppes brings her love of writing and her experience with the Amherst Writers and Artists (AWA) method to the library for a 4-week creative writing workshop. Each session is filled with unique writing prompts to get your creative juices flowing. Participants write and share in a supportive environment where positive feedback is given. All skill levels are encouraged to attend as are those looking for a new creative outlet.

Library Board
Wednesday, November 19,  6:30 pm
Assembly Chambers

Petersburg Chess Club – All ages
Monday, November 24,  6:30 - 8:00pm
Instructors: Jeigh Stanton-Gregor & Kyle Clayton
Bring your own board if you have one. A limited number of chess boards will be available.  This drop-in all ages Chess Club will meet the 4th  Monday of every month.

Blue Bag Pickup available at the library
Pick up your recycling bags from the Library! For any questions or more information, please contact Public Works at 772-4430 ext. 36.

Call for Artists: Library Art Display Program
The Library has a limited amount of wall display space available for original art pieces created by a local artist on a temporary basis. Petersburg Borough area residents, from amateur to professional, are invited to apply. Share A Vision Art Display Program Registration Form

Ebooks & Digital Audiobooks 101
call 772-3349 to book an appointment
Get help accessing the library's collection eBooks and digital audiobooks. We'll help you set up your account and download to your device or one of ours.



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  petersburg public library
           we connect you to the world of ideas