Read 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten!

Open to babies through preschool.

how to participate:

1. Sign up and Start a Reading Log

Decide how you want to track your reading. Here are some ideas:

2. Track Your Reading

Each time you read a book with your child, record the title in your reading log. 

3. Show us Your Reading Log at Milestones

  • At each 100 books milestone, visit the library during Toddler Time or Open Play for a sticker & photo.

  • At 500 books receive a new book to take home - and keep!

  • At 1,000 books receive a $25 Gift Certificate for Sing Lee Alley Books.

Free eBooks and digital audiobooks

Headed out of town? Whether you're headed out fishing or out of state, the Alaska Digital Library makes it possible to read your favorite books and try a few new ones while you're on the road or on the water.

If you need help figuring out how to load and listen to books on your device, you can book one on one time with a library tech to get you started. Contact us >

LISTENING PROJECT: The Legacy of Amy Hallingstad

In this Listening Project conversation Jonas Hallingstad, Skip Hallingstad, Colyn Lyons and Brenda Louise discuss the legacy of Amy Hallingstad

To learn more about Amy Hallingstad, click here to listen to the commentary that Skip Hallingstad submitted to KFSK Public Radio  honoring his grandmother’s efforts in the civil rights movement. To read the article about Amy Hallingstad that he refers to in his commentary, visit the Seaalaska Heritage Institute website.