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Calendar of Events 

Fridays, March 7-April 25 10:30 a.m. -10:50 a.m. - Toddler Story Time for Three Year Olds.

This Spring story time series is grounded in the concrete world of awareness, concepts, favorite authors/illustrators and vocabulary-building which all toddlers love.

April 3 to May 29 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.- Discover Stories Spring Session for 4 to 5 Year Olds

Discover Stories is a drop-in, half hour program introducing children, ages 4 to 5, to books and reading fun.

Mondays, April 21 to May 26 10:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. - Lapsit Story Time for Infants to 36 mo.

Infants enjoy simple, age-appropriate stories, songs, movement, finger plays and giggling.  This drop-in story time introduces children to developmentally appropriate books and language that stimulate thought and creativity.  The program is specifically designed for infants to 36 months of age and their adult caregiver.

Wednesday, April 23rd - 5:00 p.m. - World Book Night

World Book Night is an annual celebration dedicated to spreading the love of reading.  Each year on Shakespeare's birthday - April 23rd  tens of thousands of people in the U.S. go out into their communities and give a total of half a million free World Book Night paperbacks.  This year, Barbara Anthony of Kodiak will be giving away copies of the New York Times bestseller, Hotel of the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford. Set in Seattle's Japantown in 1986, the story resonates with  universal themes found in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Many Kodiak book clubs will enjoy discussing this book.

Friday, April 25th - 6:30 p.m. - Whale Fest 2014

Celebrate Whale Fest by attending Big Miracle based on the book by Tom Rose.  Drew Barrymore stars in the true story of the remarkable rescue of three grey whales trapped in the arctic ice near Barrow, Alaska.

Friday, May 2nd - 3:00 p.m. - First Friday Movie for Kids

Magical adventures await a cast of unforgettable characters on a quest to save their kingdom form the icy grip of an ever-lasting winter.  Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.  For more information please call the library at 486-8686.

Fri. May 23rd - Noon to 8:00 p.m.  &  Sat. May 24th – Noon to 5:00 p.m.   Crab Fest Book Sale

Don’t miss the Kodiak Public Library Association's annual book sale. Stock up for summer reading or buy a book for a friend.  Many great selections will be available for two days only at blow-out prices. Films and music cds will be available, too. As always, thanks for supporting KPLA.

Saturday, May 24th - 1:00 to 4:30 - Net Mending  

Whether you are an old salt with nets in storage or a green horn interested in crewing on a salmon boat, this free net mending workshop is for you. Learn awesome mending tips and tricks, have fun, and kick off the season with new skills.  Class size is limited. For more information contact Shelly at the Kodiak Public Library at 907-486-8686.