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Library Services Offered During Closure at the Recreation Center (Teen Center)

Please note that some of these services will end before the closure ends, so the staff can help prepare the library for re-opening.

Preschool Story Time
Fridays at 11:15 am, February 16-April 27.

Preschool Story Time is free and wraps up around noon. 

Book Drop
Monday-Sunday, 3 pm-9 pm, Starting February 19

Library items can be returned any time during the closure in a book drop at the Recreation Center.  You can renew items on your account by logging in with your library card number and PIN in the online library catalog.  Please note that the book drop is for library items only, we will not be accepting any book donations during the library closure.

Laptop and Internet Access
Monday-Friday, 2 pm-5 pm, February 19-May 4

Wireless Internet will be available at the Recreation Center during this time.  Bring in your own device, or utilize a laptop.  Laptops can be used for 30 minute sessions.  We will not be offering printing services, but we will have information on where you can have documents printed.

Tax Forms
Paper Tax forms and Instruction Booklets are available at the City of Valdez Front Office at 212 Chenega Ave.
Forms and instructions booklets available include 1040EZ and 1040A. 

If you have any questions about these services, please email


The following items are available in the Valdez Library collection:
  • Alaskana
  • Audiovisual equipment
  • Books on CDs                                
  • Children's section
  • Ebooks 
  • Fiction section
  • Genealogy Section
  • Large print books
  • Magazines
  • McNaughton bestsellers
  • Music CDs
  • E-readers
  • Newspapers
  • Non-fiction section
  • Reference section                          
  • Young adult Section 

The following services are available at the Valdez Library:
  • Audiovisual room
  • AWE Early Literacy Station & Tablets
  • Book Exchange
  • Conference room
  • Internet Access Workstations
  • Library Catalog 
  • Interlibrary  Loan
  • Listen Alaska
  • Laptops & iPads
  • Microfilm & Microfiche Reader
  • Music listening room
  • Photocopier
  • Reader for the visually impaired

Join the library in one of the programs offered, and check the calendar for other programs throughout the year.
  • Book Basket Auction
  • Lego My Library   
  • Preschool Story Time   
  • Summer Reading Program