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KPLA Adds Four More Little Free Libraries

We've added more Little Free Libraries! Little Free Libraries are a way to spread books to the whole community--free of charge! Take a book or leave a book, or do an exchange--the libraries are there for you to use. Check out the map here. The new library locations...

First Brewery Book Sale Since COVID a Huge Success

The Kodiak Public Library Association hosted a small pop-up book sale at the Kodiak Island Brewery & Still on Sunday, Oct 15, 2023. KPLA would like to thank everyone who attended–we raised over $600 for the Kodiak Public Library through book sales! The community...

Indigenous Library Program Through Little Free Libraries

Little Free Library has launched a grant program to place LFL book-sharing boxes and books in indigenous communities! Those selected will receive a LFL kit (which takes about an hour to assemble and includes the charter) and a starter pack of 50 books. The application...

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KPLA on KMXT Talk of the Rock

Brian Himelbloom of KPLA hangs with library staff Laurie Madsen, Baylee Berry, and Kate Hill from the Kodiak Public Library on KMXT’s Talk of the Rock with Jared Griffin to discuss summer library programs and favorite summer reads. 

Calling All Authors!

KPLA provides financial assistance to authors who wish to travel for book signings, readings, and other events at the Kodiak Public Library. Are you an interested writer? Please fill out our online application.