About the Alaska State Library

Hours of Operation

Service Hours
Reference 10 AM - 4 PM, Tue - Fri Closed on State holidays.

Alaska State Holidays

New Year's Day January 1
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 3rd Monday of January
President's Day 3rd Monday of Feb.
Seward's Day Last Monday in March
Memorial Day Last Monday in May
Independence Day July 4
Labor Day 1st Monday of Sept.
Alaska Day October 18
Veterans Day November 11
Thanksgiving Day 4th Thursday of Nov.
Christmas Day December 25
Historical Collections
Talking Book Center 8 AM - 4:30 PM, Mon - Fri
Phone/Email only
Email us anytime

Address & Location


Andrew P. Kashevaroff Building, 2nd floor
395 Whittier St.
Juneau, AK 99801


PO Box 110571
Juneau, AK 99811-0571

Telephone & Fax

Service Number
Reference 907.465.2920
Historical Collections 907.465.2925
Administration 907.465.2910
Alaska Newspaper Project 800.440.2919
Interlibrary Loan & Document Delivery 907.465.2988
Circulation/Periodicals 907.465.2920
Government Publications 907.465.1300
Talking Book Center 888.820.4525
Fax 907.465.2151

Email Addresses

Staff email addresses can be found in the Staff Directory


All Alaska State Library collections can be found on the Alaska Library Catalog.

Visit our online catalog →

Mission Statement

The Alaska State Library:

  • promotes and coordinates library services to the community of Alaskan libraries,
  • serves as the primary research library for state government, and
  • collects, preserves, and makes accessible Alaska-related materials.

Approved October 2, 1995

Page last updated 12/15/2017

Division of Libraries, Archives & Museums
Department of Education & Early Development

Alaska State Library
& Historical Collections

Information Services:
907.465.2920 | asl@alaska.gov

Historical Collections:
907.465.2925 | asl.historical@alaska.gov

Alaska State Library
& Talking Book Center

Phone: 1.888.820.4525

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