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Upcoming Events
  • 4:00pm DIY Essential Oils Body Spray

    Date: 27 April 2015
    Summary: Learn how to make your own natural body mist! You get to mix your own scent!
    Details:

    There is a $10 materials fee that must be paid in cash when you register. Class size is limited to 12 people, so sign up early.  To register, see the front desk.

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  • 10:30am Wee Read Story Time

    Date: 28 April 2015
    Summary: Children ages 0-3 Stories, songs, fingerplay & more
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  • 5:30-6:30pm Mighty Girls: Exploring the Library

    Date: 28 April 2015
    Details:

    All girls ages 7 and up are invited to  explore the library and all it has to offer! Participate in a  scavenger hunt, learn how to use Scratch, and make your own book! Space is limited, please sign up at the front desk or call 283-4378. Co-sponsored by the Girl Scouts of Alaska!

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  • 10:30am Pre-School Story Time

    Date: 29 April 2015
    Summary: Children ages 3-5. Stories, songs, movement & more
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  • 4:00pm Book to Art

    Date: 29 April 2015
    Summary: Chasing Vermeer, by Blue Balliett Ages 8-12. Pre-registration at the front desk.
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  • 6:00pm Knitting Club

    Date: 30 April 2015
    Summary: Meet by the fireplace for an evening of chatting and knitting! Just bring your own needles and yarn. Beginners welcome!
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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)