Soldotna Library Friends

Upcoming events

What we do:

The Soldotna Library Friends is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing funding for library programs and enhancements at the Soldotna Public Library.

We encourage participation and support in the planning, development and growth of this unique and valuable community resource.

Join us today.

Useful Links:

Website for Soldotna Public Library -

Calendar of Library Events -

    • Programs for children, tweens, teens, and adults

Meeting Rooms -

    • Schedule use of conference rooms and the community room

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Progress Days Bake Sale:

Our annual bake sale held during the Progress Days Parade was a huge success. Thank you to all of the people who donated homemade baked goods. Thank you to Starbucks for donating coffee and iced tea and to Fred Meyers for donating their super soft yummy cookies. 

And thank you to our volunteers - we couldn't have done this without you. All money raised helps fund programs at our library.

Recent programs funded:

  • The Seed Library has been relocated to The Goods, our local general store that focuses on creativity, conservation, and community. It will be maintained by volunteers with the Kenai Local Food Connection (KLFC).
  • THANK YOU to PickClickGive donors - 40 donors gave over $3,000
  • The Friends donated $3,800 to the library in 2023 for:
    • Story Walk® maintenance - $200
    • "Sew Fun at the Library" supplies - $300
    • Seed Library - $400
    • Banned Books Club - $500
    • One Thousand Books Before Kindergarten - $1,000
    • Summer Reading Programs 2023 and 2024 - $1,400
  • Summer Reading Program theme for 2023 was "All Together Now" - promoting kindness, friendship, and unity. The reading program is for children AND adults. There were reading challenges, STEM activities, community participation events, and more.
  • Sew Fun at the Library - We have 6 new sewing machines for classes and 1 for checkout. Monthly classes are being held at the library.

Soldotna Library Friends

(Friends of the Joyce K. Carver Memorial Library)

501(c)3 organization Tax ID No. 30-0347148

PO Box 4134

Soldotna, AK  99669               

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