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:
Christmas - December 24 & 25
New Years Eve- December 31 close @ 5pm
New Years Day- January 1

Library Landscaping - Request for Proposals
The Petersburg Borough is seeking proposals for the completion of landscaping at the Petersburg Public Library.  This project is generally comprised of earthwork and hardscape improvements, small berms and other site improvements. Click for full RFP.

Holiday Literary
Saturday, December 20th at 1:00pm
Come share stories, poems & music. All ages are welcome & refreshments will be served.

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 Story Time
Every Thursday at 2:00 pm
Children from age 3 to 7 and their parents or caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs, movement and fun! Spend quality time with your young ones and continue to strengthen their literacy skills. An easy craft activity follows story time each week.

Painting Wolves! with Doris Olsen
Tuesday Dec 30, 1-3pm
grades 1-5 - FREE - registration required

Don't miss this fun holiday break class for kids! Dress in play clothes.

Friends of the Library Monthly Book & DVD Sale
Saturday Jan 3, 11am-3pm
The Friends hold their book sale on the first Saturday of every month in the library foyer. Donations are accepted daily by the library staff. Please, saleable items only. Sorry, no magazines or encyclopedias will be accepted.

the Zine
Tues Jan 13, 6:30-8pm
Open to teens 6th-12th grade
free - registration required

Do you like writing, photography, art, graphic design, and/or publishing? Then come to the library and help create our first quarterly "Zine" (self-published magazine) with instructor Mary Koppes. Made possible by the Petersburg Arts Education Endowment.

Petersburg Chess Club - Youth
2nd Monday of every month from 3:30-4:30
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.

Petersburg Chess Club – All ages
4th Monday of every month from 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. 

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