Every Thursday at 2:00 pm
Stories and songs for children aged 3-7.
Every Tuesday at 11:15 am
A time for toddlers and their caregiver to engage in fun activities that encourage language development through song, dance, books, and movement. Siblings welcome.
Printmaking with Mette Hanson
Thursday December 5 6-9pm
Instructor: Mette Hanson
Fee: $50, open to adults 18+
Space is limited, call the library at 772-3349 to register
Join artist Mette Hanson, an artist and naturalist from Seattle, for this unique opportunity to learn about block printing. Block Printing is a wonderful technique for creating handmade holiday cards and more. In this class you'll learn to create a beautiful limited edition print of your own art. Mette Hanson has created woodcut and interpretive signage for a variety of organizations including the Woodland Park Zoo. She has designed the donor art for the library's capital campaign and will be installing it the first week in December.
Navigating Alaska's Health Insurance Options
Tuesday, December 10, 5-6pm - VIDEOCONFERENCE
Are you uninsured, underinsured, or just want to explore your options? Crystal Bourland, a Health Insurance Navigator with the United way, will discuss the Health Insurance Marketplace, financial assistance, enrollment deadlines and more.
Thursday Science Series
A Summary of Petersburg's Christmas Bird Count
Thursday, December 12 at 7pm
A talk by birding enthusiast Brad Hunter. Brad has been participating in the National Audobon Society's Christmas Bird Count in Petersburg for 20 years. He will provide an update on the numbers and species from last year, an orientation of this year's count, and an overview of birds we are likely to encounter on Mitkof Island at this time of year. Presented by the Marine Advisory Program and the Petersburg Marine Mammal Center.
Creative Writing Workshop
Four week session: Thursdays 6-8pm - Dec 12, 19 & Jan 2,9
Instructor: Mary Koppes
Fee: $40, 16 and up - registration required
Instructor Mary Koppes brings her love of writing and her experience with the Amherst Writers and Artists (AWA) method to the library for a 4-week creative writing workshop. Each session is filled with unique writing prompts to get your creative juices flowing. Participants write and share in a supportive environment where positive feedback is given. All skill levels are encouraged to attend as are those looking for a new creative outlet.
Zentangle® Inspired Art
Saturday, December 15, 1-3pm
Instructor: Andrea Weathers
Fee: $20, supplies are provided
Ages: 16 and up - registration required
A basic course in this easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images. It increases focus and creativity while reducing stress. Absolutely no art experience is necessary!
Zentangle® Inspired Art for Teens
Friday January 3, 2-4pm
Class is free, supplies are provided
Ages: 6th grade and up - registration required
Discover an incredible and whimsical art form - you will be amazed with the results! Learn this simple doodle-based technique and create your own unique tangle.
Petersburg newspapers are now available online!
Discover people, places and events in the early days of our town. Use the archive to gain a local perspective on historical news, to research your family history or to read about a person or event that interests you. Click here to start searching.....
Ebooks & Digital Audiobooks 101
call 772-3349 to book an appointment
Get help accessing the library's collection eBooks and digital audiobooks. We'll help you set up your account and download to your device or one of ours.
Click here to see what book clubs in Petersburg are reading