Our Mission

The purpose of the Ketchikan Public Library is to provide informational, educational, and recreational materials and services for the people of the City of Ketchikan and the Ketchikan Gateway Borough. This is accomplished through development, maintenance, and promotion of materials, physical spaces, and programs responsive to the diverse interests and needs of our community.

The Past

The Ketchikan Public Library is the oldest continually-operating library in the State of Alaska…
Learn more about our history.

The Present

We value our role in the community and the support we have been given over the years by the people of Ketchikan…
Ketchikan Public Library Today

The Future

With a new building have come new opportunities for local partnerships, multi-age programming, expanded collections and a new identity as a community gathering place.
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Contact Us


Library Director


Adult Services Librarian


Children’s Services Librarian


Outreach Librarian


Circulation staff


907-228-2311


907-228-2304


907-228-2306


907-228-2303


907-225-3331