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Upcoming Events
  • 10:30am Pre-School Story Time

    Date: 1 July 2015
    Summary: Children ages 3-5. Stories, songs, movement & more.
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  • 10:00am Super Mathletes

    Date: 2 July 2015
    Summary: 10am-11am for beginners and 11am-12pm for advanced students
    Details:

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

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  • 10:30am Super Hero Training Camp

    Date: 2 July 2015
    Summary: Learn what it takes to be a superhero! Listen to superhero stories, sing songs, create amazing super hero crafts, and much more!
    Details:

    Children 6-12 welcome! This is a free program. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 283-8210.

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  • CLOSED for Independence Day

    Date: 3 July 2015 00:00 to 23:59
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  • 3:00pm Shark Week Movie Mayhem

    Date: 6 July 2015
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  • 4:00pm Summer Reading: LEGO Maker Mondays

    Date: 6 July 2015
    Summary: Join us to build LEGO creations based on superhero themes and inspired by children's books!
    Details: Ages 6-12; children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
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  • 10:30am Wee Read Story Time

    Date: 7 July 2015
    Summary: Children ages 0-3. Stories, songs, fingerplay & more.
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  • 3:00pm Shark Week Movie Mayhem for Kids

    Date: 7 July 2015
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  • 3:00pm Shark Week: Shark Necklace

    Date: 8 July 2015
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  • 10:30am Imagine and Play

    Date: 10 July 2015
    Summary: Children ages 0-5. Stories, music, movement and free play.
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  • 3:30pm American Girl Sewing Project

    Date: 10 July 2015
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  • 3:00pm Shark Week: Beach Pearl Bracelet Class

    Date: 11 July 2015
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  • 4:00pm LEGO Maker Mondays

    Date: 13 July 2015
    Summary: Join us to build LEGO creations based on superhero themes and inspired by children's books!
    Details: Ages 6-12; children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
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  • 1:00pm Summer Reading: Marine Mammal Rescue

    Date: 14 July 2015
    Details:

    Children ages 6-17 are invited to discover how Alaskan marine mammals survive in our frigid seas, and learn how the Alaska SeaLife Center’s superheroes in the Rescue and Rehabilitation Program help to protect marine mammals in the wild.  Children will have the chance to make their own clay harbor seal pup to take home! FREE. Children under 8 must be accompanied by and adult. No registration required.

     

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  • 5:30pm DIY Sun Screen Workshop

    Date: 15 July 2015
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  • 5:30pm Community Book Club

    Date: 16 July 2015
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  • 2:00pm Creat Your Own Graphic Novel

    Date: 18 July 2015
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  • 5:00pm Video Conference: Heck Yeah It's Time to Start My Own Business

    Date: 23 July 2015
    Details: This is a 2-hour interactive, informative, and never the same way twice, monthly tutorial, serves as a starting point for anyone who has ever thought about starting their own business. For more information contact Stacia at mcgourtysa@muni.org.
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  • 4:00pm Summer Reading: Superhero Science

    Date: 24 July 2015
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  • 3:00pm Dandelion Syrup Workshop

    Date: 25 July 2015
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  • 5:30pm DIY Throw Pillow Cover Workshop

    Date: 28 July 2015
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  • 12:00pm Anchorage Orchestra Noon Time Tunes

    Date: 31 July 2015
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  • 4:00pm Summer Reading Ice Cream Celebration

    Date: 1 August 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)