Library Services starting Monday, June 7, 2021


Library hours

Monday - Saturday, 10am - 6pm

Sunday, 1-5pm

  • Browse and check out items (bring your own bag)

  • Use of a public computer once a day for up to an hour


  • Free wifi for your device


  • Tables and chairs available for individual study


  • Magazines and newspapers on display

  • Study rooms available for individuals (no groups) first-come, first-serve for up to 2 hours a day.


  • Curbside service available; call the Library for details.

For now

  • Meeting rooms remain closed.

  • No in-person programs or meetings (online and KRBD programs continue).

  • Laptops, headphones, games and toys are not yet available.

  • No group seating is available.

Staying safe

What we are doing to keep our patrons safe:​

  • All Library staff wear face coverings, and gloves when working with patrons or materials.

  • Library staff maintain a social distance of at least 6 feet between ourselves and others.

  • Staff wash their hands frequently for at least 20 seconds.

  • When we are not feeling well, no matter how minor the symptoms, we stay home.

What you can do to keep others safe:

  • Wear a face covering.

  • Maintain a social distance of at least 6 feet between yourself and anyone who is not a member of your household.

  • Wash your hands frequently for at least 20 seconds with soap and water, especially after blowing your nose, coughing, sneezing or using the restroom. 

  • If you are not feeling well, no matter how minor the symptoms, please stay home.

Find out more

  • Ketchikan Public Library updates will be made via email, Facebook and Instagram. If you would like to be added to our email list, please email us at

  • The library has many offerings via its online collection, including tons of databases, SLED (more than 15,000 e-books to support kids K-8) Freegal (free music), Mango (learn a free language) BrainPop (kids), Cypress Resume (create or polish!) and MUCH more, including a newly beefed-up Alaska Digital Library.