Libraries in Alaska

 

Libraries in Alaska are educational and fun for the whole family. We provide you with a quick and easy way to find all the Alaska library locations near you. Just choose a city from the list below or select a library on the map to see detailed listings that include the addresses, contact information, websites and more for libraries in your local area.

About 61.23% of people who live in Alaska use the libraries every year. About 9,732 Alaskans visit the library every day of whom 2,994 use the provided public internet access computers and 626 attend publicly funded programs for youth, young adult, and adults alike.


  • 90 Libraries
  • 175 Librarians
  • 710,231 Total Population
  • 434,850 Borrowers
  • 3,464,415 Visits
  • 10,594 Total Programs
  • $33,216,870 Cost To Run
  • 2,507,437 Books
  • 99,411 E-books
  • 125,616 Audio
  • 230,932 Videos
  • 3,250 Downloads
  • 646 Computers
  • 151,197 Hours Open
Information
YearLibraries
200385
200488
200589
200690
200787
200890
200989
201090
YearLibrarians
2003187
2004170
2005160
2006162
2007168
2008146
2009160
2010175
YearNumber of Books
20032,250,594
20042,235,697
20052,331,803
20062,386,779
20072,444,753
20082,491,152
20092,531,554
20102,507,437
YearRegistered Borrowers
2003-
2004-
2005-
2006350,437
2007379,206
2008387,016
2009410,349
2010434,850
YearComputers
2003598
2004558
2005562
2006582
2007510
2008546
2009618
2010646
YearComputer Users
2003-
2004-
2005-
20061,019,909
20071,049,608
20081,004,490
20091,063,959
20101,065,741
YearPrograms
2003-
20047,994
20059,042
20069,234
20079,220
20089,221
200910,710
201010,594
YearProgram Attendance
2003-
2004158,270
2005179,344
2006185,974
2007177,429
2008192,542
2009215,578
2010222,904
YearCost to Run
200324,877,381
200425,198,175
200524,843,343
200627,038,358
200729,280,702
200831,847,227
200933,862,273
201033,216,870
YearNumber of Ebooks
20039,242
20041,487
20052,818
20063,178
20075,694
200814,192
200924,491
201099,411
YearNumber of Audio Units
200392,439
2004103,923
2005114,496
2006117,405
2007119,326
2008122,629
2009123,926
2010125,616
YearNumber of Videos
2003123,280
2004136,915
2005154,779
2006168,682
2007180,380
2008199,086
2009214,815
2010230,932
YearHours Open
2003146,019
2004145,987
2005145,319
2006151,304
2007150,288
2008152,494
2009151,876
2010151,197
YearPopulation
2003648,818
2004655,435
2005663,661
2006670,053
2007676,987
2008679,708
2009692,308
2010710,231