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Grand Opening Celebration!

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New library grand opening celebration this Saturday!

New Library Grand Opening Celebration!
Saturday Sept 28 @ 2pm 
Celebrate this momentous occasion – it takes a community to build a library and we did it!  Join us for a short program honoring the many people who helped make it happen, a performance by Kake’s renowned Keex’ Kwaan Dancers, and refreshments provided by the Friends of Petersburg’s Libraries.The celebration will continue after the ceremony with a potluck at 5pm at the ANB/ANS Hall. Enjoy mouth-watering dishes brought by neighbors and friends while experiencing Tlingit dancing and singing by both Petersburg and the Kake Keex’ Kwaan Dancers.
PARKING:  In preparation for the event, the library parking lot will be closed Thurs-Monday. On Saturday, both the Forest Service or Presbyterian Church parking lot will be available for event attendees.
LIBRARY OPEN HOURS: The library will be open regular hours through Friday Sept 27.  On Saturday Sept 28 the facility will open to the public after the ceremony at 2pm.

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Kake’s Keex’ Kwaan Dancers will be in Petersburg this weekend to celebrate the grand opening of our new community library! After the ceremony, the celebration will continue with a potluck at the ANB/ANS Hall at 5pm—everyone is welcome – enjoy mouth- watering dishes brought by neighbors and friends while experiencing Tlingit dancing and singing by both Petersburg and the Kake Keex’ Kwaan Dancers. We are looking for people to help make food for the dancers and help with the potluck. If you are interested, contact Jessica at the library (772-3349).

kake dancers

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The joy of self check out

One of the great features of the new library is our self checkout kiosk. You can check out your own books and DVDs, renew your material, and look at your account. It’s fast and easy to use, we love it!

 

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New Library Grand Opening Celebration!
Saturday Sept 28 @ 2pm
Celebrate this momentous occasion – it takes a community to build a library and we did it! The renowned Keex’ Kwaan Dancers from Kake will perform. The library will be opening late that day, when the ribbon is cut. (Photo created by Dan LaForce, our amazing Construction Manager – thanks Dan!)

 

the new library is here

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Library set to reopen September 16

The public library will reopen on Monday September 16 at 11am. We’ll be thanking everyone for their patience during the delay with a ‘fine free’ month Sept 16-October 16. If you come in to the library any time during that month, all overdue fines on returned material will be forgiven!

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The new library is in the final stages of construction.  In the upcoming weeks the furniture and bookshelves will be delivered and installed.

The library closes on Friday July 26 at 4pm for our move into the new facility.  Help us say goodbye to the old library at 3pm with Root Beer floats and a performance by Kids Rock!

Foyer

Foyer and check out desk

Foyer

Foyer, looking towards the children’s room

Teen Room

Teen Room

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Teen Room

Main collection area

Main collection area

Fireplace

Fireplace

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Main collection area, awaiting book shelves

Children's Room

Children’s Room

Walking into the library

Walking into the library

Check out desk

Check out desk

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