Celebrating 100 Years of the Library in Anchorage

The first Anchorage public library was established in 1917 in the parish Hall of All Saints Episcopal Church on 3rd Avenue and K Street. 100 years later and the Anchorage Public Library is still going strong!

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Library Partners with Children’s Hospital

A new partnership with The Children’s Hospital at Providence provides parents of babies in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit easy access to books, songs, movies and television programs.

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Welcome to the new!

We hope you find it easier to find what you're looking for and discover new features. Please send us your feedback if you experience any problems. We'll use your input to improve the website.


Winter eBook Reads

Check Out an Ebook This Winter

Stock up on eBooks for your winter reading. APL has eBooks for all ages and interests that you can download directly to your device - no library visit necessary. Happy reading!

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Support the Library with Your Next PFD

Pick.Click.Give to the Anchorage Library Foundation or the hundreds of other Alaskan nonprofits working to build a stronger Alaska. You can make a difference for as low as $25.

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Cozy Up With a Good Book - Adult Reading Program

Sign up for "Cozy Up with a Good Book," APL's online reading program for patrons 18 and older. Write reviews, read and comment on other people's reviews - and of course, win fabulous prizes!

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Mountain View Provides Access to 3D Printing

The Mountain View Library is encouraging patrons to get creative and try new technology. Using our 3D printer, community members have come in with an idea and turned that idea into reality.

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