City of Soldotna, Alaska on the Kenai Peninsula

In the very heart of the beautiful Kenai Peninsula!


Summer 2014 Events at the Library!

Events for Children:
  Fizz, Boom, Read! Summer Reading Club. June 2-July 26, 2014. Read, win cool prizes, and explore all things science with our summer reading club. Sign up at the Soldotna Public Library front desk. For Pre-readers- Grade 6.
  Super Science @ the Library. Every Tuesday from June 2-July 22 at 2 PM. In the Community Room. Kids come on down to the Soldotna Public Library and enjoy crafts, games, and more with Super Science @ the Library. Topics range from space, fire safety, sea life, wilderness ecology,  and more! Kids under 10 please bring an adult.
  Toddler Story Time (18 Months-PreK) Tuesdays  10:30 AM, June 1-July 29, In the Children’s Area. Get up and get moving at the Library with stories, songs, and silly fun that encourages your toddler's language skills!
  Bouncing Babies Story Time (Birth-18 Months) Wednesdays 10:30 AM, June 1-July 30, 2014, In the Community Room. Come share songs, stories, and snuggle time with Bouncing Babies.

Family Story Time (PreK and Up) 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the Month, 6-7 PM June 1-July 17, 2014, In the Children’s Area. Bring the whole family out to listen to stories, sing songs, and have a blast at your Library.

  Movies @ the Library. Every Wednesday June 4-July 23, 2014 at 2:30 PM. In the Community Room. Come watch movies with the whole family. Big screen experience, refreshments provided. All films are rated G or PG. Children under 10 please bring an adult.
  Summer Food Service Program. Every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, 4-5 PM, June 3-July 26, 2014. In the Community Room. All children and teens eat FREE! Free meals for all children 18 years and under, pregnant women, and special needs adults.
Events for Teens:
  Spark a Reaction! Summer Reading Program. June 2-July 26, 2014. Fill out reading reviews for a chance to win weekly prizes such as gift cards as well as a grand prize of an ereader. Attend fun events such as Teens @ the Library or Movies @ the Library. For Grade 7-12.
  Teens @ the Library! Every Friday 4-5 PM. In the Community Room. Come make crafts, play games, or just relax. See our calendar for special events throughout the summer.
  Teen Movie @ the Library. Friday June 20, 2014 3:30 PM. In the Community Room. Enjoy a FREE movie on the big screen. Refreshments are provided (Rated PG-13 or Under).
  Survive the Zombie Uprising: Fun With the Undead! Friday June 27, 3:30-5:00 PM. In the Community Room. Learn Zombie Survival Skills With The Kenai Peninsula Office of Emergency Management. Munch on Zombie Snacks.
  One Step Beyond: Life in Space! Friday July 11, 3:30-5:00 PM. In the Community Room. Kenai Challenger Center Presentation on Living in Space. Games to Test Your Space Skills! Are Aliens Real?
  Teen Movie @ the Library. Friday July 18, 3:00 PM. In the Community Room. Enjoy a FREE movie on the big screen. Refreshments are provided (Rated PG-13 or Under).
  Fab Food: Final Party! Friday July 25, 3:30-5:00 PM. In the Community Room. Fun Food Games. Cake Decorating Demonstration. Grand Prize Drawing for a Kindle eReader!
Events for Adults:
  Literary Elements Summer Reading Program. June 2-July 26, 2014. Read and fill out a Reading BINGO log to earn a ticket to our end of the summer gala. Attend other fun events all summer long. For ages 18 and up.
  Stress Relief Qigong Practice: With Duane Gibson. Tuesday, June 3, July 1, August 5,1 PM—2 PM. In Conference Room B. Enjoy meditation to restore balance to the entire body. Easy and fun exercises. No previous experience or level of physical ability necessary.
  Getting Started with Your Family Tree: With the Kenai Totem Tracers Genealogical  Society. Saturday June 21, 2014 1-3 PM. Learn how to use pedigree charts and family group sheets. Work online with and the Find a Grave website.

Wildlife Viewing on the Kenai: With Ken Tarbox. Tuesday July 15, 2014. 6 PM. Discover tips and tricks for viewing the amazing wildlife of the Kenai Peninsula. 


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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