Chugiak-Eagle River Branch Earthquake Update

What You Need to Know

The Chugiak-Eagle River library has re-opened! Please note the modified hours for December 21st-22nd.


Friday, December 21: OPEN 2 pm-6 pm

Saturday, December 22: OPEN 2 pm-6 pm

Sunday-Tuesday, December 23-25: CLOSED

Wednesday, December 26: OPEN REGULAR HOURS


  • Many holds are still in transit and being processed.
  • Please wait until 12/26/18 to pick up current hold items.
  • We hope to have systems restored by 12/26/18 for new holds to be placed.


  • Bring us your stuff!
  • Fines will be waived for Chugiak-Eagle River Library patrons for items due between 11/30 and 12/31.
  • Items must be returned before a fee can be waived.
  • Items due 12/26 and later should be returned or renewed as normal.
  • You must contact us via phone, e-mail or in person to request your account be updated. Call 907-343-2975, e-mail or visit an APL location.


  • All library sponsored programs remain canceled through the end of the year.
  • Storytimes will be taking their regularly scheduled winter break through January 6th.

What You Need to Do

  • Follow the Chugiak-Eagle River Library on Facebook for location specific updates.
  • Sign up for APL Info text alerts via Nixle by texting APLIBRARY to 888777
  • Follow APL on Facebook , Twitter , Instagram and LinkedIn for future updates.
  • E-mail with account concerns or questions.
  • Learn more about APL’s response to the quake and find resources for emergency preparedness on our original update page.