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Upcoming Events
  • 5:30pm DIY Infinity Scarf

    Date: 3 September 2015
    Details: Come learn how to make a simple and fantastic looking scarf! Class size is limited to 8 people, and children must have an adult helper. Materials fee of $10 to be paid at time of registration. For more information call Ryanna at 283-4378.
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  • 10:30am Imagine and Play

    Date: 4 September 2015
    Summary: For children ages 0-5. Enjoy a program full of stories, music, movement and free play. No registration required.
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  • 5:00pm-8:00pm First Friday Teen Club

    Date: 4 September 2015
    Details:

    We are kicking off a new monthly program for teens! Join us the First Friday of every month for some after hours fun and games! This month we will be watching the Pixar Shorts Collection, playing live action clue, and making a fun DIY craft. Pizza and drinks will also be served! Bring a friend and let’s party!

     

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  • CLOSED for Labor Day

    Date: 5 September 2015 00:00 to 23:59
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  • 10:30am Wee Read Story Time

    Date: 8 September 2015
    Summary: For children ages 0-3. Enjoy a program full of stories, songs, finger play and more! No registration required.
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  • 10:30am Pre-School Story Time

    Date: 9 September 2015
    Summary: For children ages 3-5. Enjoy a program full of stories, songs, movement and more! No registration required.
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  • 5:00pm Fireweed Honey Workshop

    Date: 10 September 2015
    Details: Come learn how to make delicious honey out of the beautiful fireweed that blooms on the peninsula! Class size is limited to 8 people, and children must have an adult helper. Materials fee of $3 to be paid at time of registration. For more information call Ryanna at 283-4378.
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  • 4:00pm American Girl Sewing Project

    Date: 11 September 2015
    Details:

    Come learn how to make a miniature bean bag chair for your doll! This program is suitable for children 8 and up. Class size is limited to 8 participants so sign up early at the front desk. No experience needed! Sewing pattern for American Girl or 18” dolls. There is a $3 materials fee to be paid at registration.

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  • 3:00pm Basket Weaving Class

    Date: 12 September 2015
    Details: Grass basket weaving is an inexpensive hobby that can produce sturdy, practical, and stunning all natural art pieces. Join us to learn a simple weaving technique and get started weaving your very own grass basket. This is a free event but class size is limited to 10 individuals.
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  • 5:30pm Community Book Club

    Date: 17 September 2015
    Details:

    This month the book club will be discussing Just Breathe Normally by Peggy Shumaker. The author will be joining us via Skype! Contact Ryanna at rthurman@kenai.city or 283-8208 if you have any questions.

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  • 3:00pm Round Peyote Earrings Beading Class

    Date: 19 September 2015
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  • THE LIBRARY WILL BE OPENING AT 10:30AM ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23rd.

    Date: 23 September 2015
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  • 5:00pm Stove Top Pizza Cooking Class

    Date: 24 September 2015
    Details: Learn how to make delicious stove top pizza in just minutes! Class limited to 8 participants. Materials fee of $5 must be pre-paid.
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  • 4:00pm Family Craft: School Picture Frames

    Date: 25 September 2015
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  • 3:00pm Batman Extravaganza

    Date: 26 September 2015
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Resources
FAQs
  • How can I get a library card?

    You will need to fill out a short application.

    Please bring photo identification and 2 pieces of recently cancelled mail as proof of address.

    Parents or legal guardians must sign the application for minors under the age of eighteen and must have a library card.

  • How can I check my own library account?

    You can access your account on a computer in the library, by calling the Library at 283-4378, or by signing into the Library Catalog at www.kenailibrary.org

    Use the 14 digit barcode on your card, as your user ID.

  • How long can I keep items? Can they be renewed?

    Most items are checked out for 21 days, DVDs check out for 7 days. Most library materials, may be renewed once if not reserved or on hold for another person.

    You can renew items from home by telephone, by email to kenailibrary@ci.kenai.ak.us, and via the catalog on the library website. Items cannot be renewed on-line if they are overdue.

  • Does the Library offer access to the internet? Is there a charge?

    Public access to the Internet, using Windows 7, at computer stations is available.A Library card or guest pass is needed. Mini-laptops are available for use in the library on the wireless network. Using wireless on your own laptop is available during Library hours. Access is free, however, a prepaid fee of $.25 is charged per page of printing.

  • How do I check to see if you have a book? What if the Library does not have what I need?

    Search in the library and from home by clicking the Catalog Search button. Basic and advanced search options are available. Bring up information on that item by clicking the Details button. If the Library does not own the book you need, you may request an Inter Library Loan. The Library also takes requests for purchase of materials.

  • Does the library use volunteers?

    Yes, Yes, Yes! The Library is always looking for volunteers. We always need shelvers and we sometimes have projects. If you are interested, please stop by the Library to complete a brief questionnaire.

For a full list of library events, please click here

Kenai Community Library Hours
Monday-Thursday: 9am-7pm
Friday: 9am-6pm
Saturday: 9am-5pm
Sunday: 1pm-4pm

(closed Sundays in summer)