City of Soldotna, Alaska on the Kenai Peninsula

In the very heart of the beautiful Kenai Peninsula!


Events at the Library!

Events for Children:
  Bouncing Babies Story Time (Birth-18 Months) Wednesdays 10:30 AM, August, 2014, In the Community Room. Come share songs, stories, and snuggle time with Bouncing Babies.
  Movies @ the Library. August 13, 2014 at 2:30 PM. We can’t tell you the name of the movie, but here is a hint: A perfectly ordinary guy (who happens to be a construction toy) is recruited to save the universe from an evil tyrant. But does he have what it takes? Rated PG. Refreshments will be served.
Events for Teens:
  Teen Movie @ the Library. Friday August 15, 2014 3:00 PM. In the Community Room. A young girl lives in a world where people are divided into factions based on human virtues. She finds out that she will never fit into any one of those factions. Based on the bestselling novel Divergent by Veronica Roth. Rated PG-13. Refreshments will be served.
Events for Adults:
  Stress Relief Qigong Practice: Every Tuesday in August,1 PM—2:30 PM. In the Community Room. Enjoy meditation to restore balance to the entire body. Easy and fun exercises. No previous experience or level of physical ability necessary. As always, all events are FREE!

Organic Gardening Basics: August 12, 2014, from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm, in the Community Room. Learn about basic organic garden techniques. For beginners who simply want to grow healthy vigorous plants without resorting to chemicals. With Judy Fisher.


End-of-the-Summer Gala: Thursday, August 14, 2014, from 5:30 pm to 7 pm, in the Community Room. Summer Reading Club Participants: Bring in your completed BINGO sheet and receive a ticket to our End-of-the-Summer Gala. Join us for a fun evening at the Soldotna Public Library of music, food, and good company. The Kenai Peninsula Orchestra’s Quintet will provide the music and we’ll provide the food. Stop by for a quick visit or stay the whole time.


Cooking Gluten Free and Local Foods Tuesday, August 26, 2014, from 6:30 to 7:30 pm, in the Community Room. Learn how to incorporate a variety of local foods in your diet for yourself and your family members and friends, especially those who have gluten intolerance or celiac disease. Topics will include common symptoms and preparation of healthy and satisfying meals that include local greens, vegetables, berries, fish, and game. Recipes and tasty gluten-free samples will be provided; please bring your own recipes and advice to share as well! With Susan Nabholz.


Soldotna Public Library Fantasy Football League Draft Day (all Ages) Saturday, August 30th, 2014, 10:30 AM Join us for our first ever Fantasy Football League. Pick your players and take your team all the way to the Super Bowl. Beginning and expert team owners welcome. We’ll teach you the rules, how to trade players, and more. All ages welcome (children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult). Refreshments are provided. If you have a laptop we encourage you to bring it, if not one will be provided.


Library Mission Statement


The mission of the Joyce K. Carver Soldotna Public Library is to bring the power of information, imagination, and inspiration, through books, music, DVDs, and other materials to meet the intellectual, recreational, and cultural needs of all the people of our community and to promote a life-long love of learning.

The Soldotna Public library offers a large assortment of books and magazines in several media formats.  We also offer six (Windows based) computers with internet access for public use on a first come, first serve basis and free broadband wireless internet access to those who bring in wireless enabled devices.  The library has electronic card catalog stations to help patrons find library resources. To assist patrons in finding health information, laws, and news, the City has created a list of reference and search resources on the internet.  To use this, click on "Public Information Portal" located in the link list to the right.You can now search for items in our collection by using our online catalog .


Rachel Nash - Librarian

Katja Wolfe - Assistant Librarian
Linda McMilin - Library Clerk
Rachel Coley - Library Clerk
Joe Nicks - Library Clerk

City of Soldotna, Alaska



Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat:
10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.


Tue, Thur:

10:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m.

Closed on Sundays

Soldotna Public Library
235 N. Binkley
Soldotna AK 99669

Phone: 907-262-4227
Fax: 907-262-6856

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