Every Thursday at 2:00 pm
Stories and songs for children aged 3-7.
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.
Thursday Science Series
A Summary of Petersburg's Christmas Bird Count
Thursday, December 12 at 7pm
A talk by birding enthusiast Brad Hunter. Brad has been participating in the National Audobon Society's Christmas Bird Count in Petersburg for 20 years. He will provide an update on the numbers and species from last year, an orientation of this year's count, and an overview of birds we are likely to encounter on Mitkof Island at this time of year. Presented by the Marine Advisory Program and the Petersburg Marine Mammal Center.
Creative Writing Workshop
Four week session: Thursdays 6-8pm - Dec 12, 19 & Jan 2,9
Instructor: Mary Koppes
Fee: $40, 16 and up - 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.
Understanding the Affordable Care Act
Friday, December 13, 12:30 pm - VIDEOCONFERENCE
Join Bret Kolb, Director of the Alaska Division of
Insurance, for an informative session on what you need to know about the Affordable Care Act. Learn about the insurance exchanges in Alaska, cut through the confusion, and get your questions answered.
Zentangle® Inspired Art
Saturday, December 14, 1-3pm
Instructor: Andrea Weathers
Fee: $20, supplies are provided
Ages: 16 and up - registration required
A basic course in this easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images. It increases focus and creativity while reducing stress. Absolutely no art experience is necessary!
Zentangle® Inspired Art for Teens
Friday January 3, 2-4pm
Class is free, supplies are provided
Ages: 6th grade and up - registration required
Discover an incredible and whimsical art form - you will be amazed with the results! Learn this simple doodle-based technique and create your own unique tangle.
KFSK Wearable Art Workshops
Saturday January 18 & 25, 1-3pm - drop in
Local artist and KFSK volunteer Susan Christensen will be on hand to consult and offer advice on how to bring wearable art ideas to life. Participants will need to bring their own materials and equipment. Recycling and re-purposing is strongly encouraged! All ages are welcome to attend, however children under 12 will be asked to be accompanied by an adult. Class donations are welcome!
Petersburg newspapers are now available online!
Discover people, places and events in the early days of our town. Use the archive to gain a local perspective on historical news, to research your family history or to read about a person or event that interests you. Click here to start searching.....
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.
Click here to see what book clubs in Petersburg are reading