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Upcoming Events
  • 10:30am Wee Read Story Time

    Date: 26 July 2016
    Summary: Tuesdays at 10:30am Children ages 0-3. Stories, songs, finger play & more.
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  • 10:30am Pre-School Story Time

    Date: 27 July 2016
    Summary: Wednesdays at 10:30am Children ages 3-5. Stories, songs, movement & more.
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  • 3:00pm Summer Reading: Get in the Game- Bowling

    Date: 28 July 2016

    Join us for a game of Human Bowling! Learn about the game of bowling, play fun games, color a sports visor, and so much more. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

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  • 5:30pm Fireweed Jelly Workshop

    Date: 28 July 2016

    Come learn how to make delicious jelly out of the beautiful fireweed that blooms on the peninsula! Class size is limited to 8 people,  and children must have an adult helper.  Must pre-register at the front desk. $3 materials fee.

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  • 4:30pm Harry Potter Birthday Bash

    Date: 29 July 2016
    Summary: Celebrate Harry Potter's Birthday with us! Prizes, trivia, games, snacks, and more! Suitable for ages 8 and up.
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  • 11:00am Super Mathletes

    Date: 30 July 2016

    Fun, interesting, and challenging math topics for advanced currently 5th, 6th and 7th-grade students. Led by David Thomas, local engineer and Mathcounts coach, we will explore number theory, probability,  logic, game-theory, and more!

    This program is FREE and open to students from any school or homeschool.

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  • 3:00pm Basket Weaving Class

    Date: 30 July 2016

    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! Class size limited to 10 individuals, sign up at the front desk.

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  • 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)