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 Ketchikan Public Library 2018-2022 Strategic Plan has been developed to focus our efforts to serve the Ketchikan community. Click here for detailed information about the development of the Strategic Plan, and here for updates on its implementation: January-March 2018 update ; April-June 2018 update
The Ketchikan Public Library is honored to have been a finalist for the Institute of Museum and Library Services 2018 National Medal.
The Ketchikan Public Library is the oldest continuously-operating library in the State of Alaska, in one of its newest facilities …
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We value our role in the community and the support we have been given over the years by the people of Ketchikan …
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Adult Services Librarian
Children’s Services Librarian