Programs & Services


Weekly Programs

Maker Monday,  Mondays, 11 am-Noon

Explore and learn with science and craft activities each week! Free, drop-in program.  


Lego My Library, Wednesdays, 3:30 pm-4:30 PM

Flex your creative muscles by completing weekly challenges or just building with your friends. Free, drop-in program.  


Family Storytime @ the Library, Thursdays @ 11:15 am

Join us for a free program featuring stories, rhymes, and early literacy activities for ages 0-6.  Drop-in program.  


Family Storytime @ the Treehouse Park, Fridays @ 11:15 am

Join us for storytime in the park (North Meyring parkstrip)!  Stories, rhymes, and early literacy activities for ages 0-6.  Free, drop-in program.   


Summer Reading is happening now!  Sign up @ the library!



Collection

The following items are available in the Valdez Library collection:

  • Alaskana
  • Audiovisual equipment
  • Books on CDs
  • Children’s section
  • Ebooks
  • Fiction section
  • Large print books
  • Magazines
  • McNaughton bestsellers
  • Music CDs
  • E-readers
  • Newspapers
  • Non-fiction section
  • Reference section
  • Young adult Section


Services

The following services are available at the Valdez Library:

  • Audiovisual room
  • AWE Early Literacy Station & Tablets
  • Book Exchange
  • Conference room
  • Internet Access Workstations
  • Library Catalog
  • Exam Proctoring
  • Interlibrary Loan
  • Alaska Digital Library
  • Laptops & iPads
  • Microfilm & Microfiche Reader
  • Music listening room
  • Photocopier
  • Reader for the visually impaired
  • Printing 
  • Tax forms
  • Typewriter
  • Video Conferencing via Zoom
  • Wireless Internet
  • Study Rooms
  • Projector


Programs

Join the library in one of the programs offered, and check the calendar for other programs throughout the year.

  • Book Basket Auction
  • STEM Programs
  • Story Times
  • Summer Reading Program