Alaska Book Week
October 1-7

Book Signing with David Ramseur
Thursday, October 5 at 6pm
Join Alaska journalist and Russia expert David Ramseur for a book signing in celebration of Alaska Book Week! Former Borough Mayor John Williams will be giving Mr. Ramseur a special introduction. 

TBI Peer Support Group
Tuesday, October10 at 6pm
The Traumatic and Acquired Brain Injury Peer Support Group meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 6pm at the library to share stories, learn about resources, and provide support.

Travelogue: A Photographic Journey through Tibet, Bhutan and Nepal
Thursday, October 12 at 6pm
Join us for an exciting presentation by local resident Sammy Crawford. She recently returned from a trip through Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet.  Light refreshments will be served. This event is co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Central Kenai Peninsula. 

Book Club
Tuesday, October 17 at 1pm
This month we will be discussing “Flight Behavior” by Barbara Kingsolver. For more information about the book club and a full reading list, contact Reilly at

3D Printing Demo
Thursday October 19 at 4:00pm
See our new 3D printer in action! Join us and learn about how you can use this new service. 

Pushing the Limits of Change
Tuesday, October 24 at 6pm
Explore ideas about building resiliency and developing adaptation strategies in the face of extreme weather events and a changing climate in a three part series at the library this fall. We will discuss “Flight Behavior” by Barbara Kingsolver and watch a short documentary titled “Pushing the Limits: Change.” Free paperback copies of the book are available at the library and you don’t need a library card to borrow one. We will be joined by Alaska NOAA Scientists Kris Holderied and Marilyn Sigman. Pushing the Limits: PLACE is a library hosted reading, viewing and discussion program for adults in underserved and rural communities, made possible by grants from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Science Foundation. Light refreshments will be provided by the Soldotna Library Friends.
Coming next in the Pushing the Limits Series
Pushing the Limits of Strategy: November 14 at 6pm

Look Up to the Stars
in partnership with Kenai Community Library
Wednesday, October 25 at 6:00pm
Join us for an educational and entertaining exploration of the universe, the stars and other celestial wonders. View the amazing rings of Saturn, craters of the moon and other jewels of the night sky through a powerful telescope, weather permitting. The program is presented by guest astronomer Kevin Manning as part of a nation-wide tour. This event is made possible with Library Services and Technology Act funding provided by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Alaska State Library. The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s 123,000 libraries and 17,500 museums. IMLS helps communities and individuals thrive through broad public access to knowledge, cultural heritage, and lifelong learning.

Soldotna Library Friends Book Sale
Thursday, October 26 from 2pm-7pm
Join us for great reading bargains!

International Games Week Celebration
Saturday, October 28 from 10am-6pm
Gather your friends and family for a day of all things gaming.  Cards, puzzles, strategy games, video games, or even dominoes. Bring your own games or borrow some of ours!  Games owned by the library include: Catan®, Pandemic®, Tsuro®, Dutch Blitz®, Sorry®, and many more. See for our complete list of games.





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