For Librarians

The Alaska State Library is now accepting internship applications!

Looking for experience to go with your MLIS?

Apply now for the Alaska State Library Internship Project.

Developing strong, vibrant libraries in Alaska!

Library Development provides leadership, assistance and expertise to Alaska’s libraries, in support of a cooperative network of strong and vibrant libraries that serve Alaskans’ educational and cultural needs. (Revised November 2013)

About the State Library

For Alaska Librarians

Alaska State Publications & Statistics


Grants for Libraries and schools

Library Associations Serving Alaska

Library Guides

Library Quick Topics & White Papers

Library Science Professional Collection

Do you need to check out practical books about managing computers in libraries, supervising staff or volunteers, developing your library collection, doing storytime for children or booktalks for adults, fundraising to enhance your budget, or serving special populations of patrons? To access the library science collection for books like these and more:

  1. Search the Alaska Library Catalog.
  2. If the books you need are in Anchorage, call 800.776.6566 to place your request.
  3. If the books you need are in Juneau, call 907.465.2920 to place your request.
  4. Staff in Anchorage or Juneau will search the circulation system to see if you have already been issued a Capital City Library card.
  5. If you do not have a card, they will create one for you over the phone.
  6. The library science books will be mailed to you if you live outside of Anchorage or Juneau.
  7. The loan period is three weeks.
  8. You can always call to renew your books.
  9. You are responsible for mailing the books back to the State Library in Anchorage or Juneau.
  10. If you prefer, you can also request these titles through interlibrary loan.

Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA)

Reference and Reader's Advisory Services

School Libraries

Page last updated 02/07/2018

Alaska State Library
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