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Last Updated: Nov 7, 2017 URL: Print Guide
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2017 Holiday Closures


New Year’s Day 2017
All locations: Jan 1-2, 2017

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Branches: Saturday, Jan 14
Loussac: Monday, Jan 16

Presidents’ Day
Branches: Saturday, Feb 18
Loussac: Monday, Feb 20

Seward’s Day
Branches: Saturday, Mar 25
Loussac: Monday, Mar 27

Memorial Day
Branches: Saturday, May  27
Loussac: Monday, May  29

Fourth of July
All locations: Tuesday, July 4

Loussac Closure for Construction
Wed., July 5 - Tues., July 18

Girdwood Forest Fair
Gerrrish Branch Closure
Fri., July 7 & Sat., July 8

Labor Day
Branches: Saturday, Sept 2
Loussac: Monday, Sept 4

Veterans Day
All locations: Saturday, Nov 11

All locations: Thursday/Friday,
Nov 23-24

Branches Closed:
Saturday, Dec 23
through Monday, Dec 25
Loussac Closed: Sunday, Dec 24,
and Monday, Dec 25

New Year's Day 2018
Branches Closed:
Saturday, Dec 30
through Monday, Jan 1, 2018

Loussac Closed: Sunday, Dec 31,
and Monday, Jan 1, 2018

*Hours are Subject to Change


    Contact Us

    Library Overview

    Phone: (907) 343-2975

    E-Mail: Ask a Librarian


    Contact Us

    Locations and Hours:

    (2017 Holiday Closures, see box/flyer left column)

    Z.J. Loussac Library
    3600 Denali St
    Anchorage, AK 99503
    (907) 343-2975

    Café at the Library
    Loussac 1st Floor Atrium
    Mon - Thur 10am - 9pm
    Fri - Sat 10am - 6pm
    Sun 1pm - 5pm

    Regular Hours
    MonThurs 10am9pm
    Fri and Sat 10am6pm
    Sunday 1pm5pm 

    Alaska Collection Hours
    MonSat: 10am – 6pm
    Sun: 1pm – 5pm

    Chugiak-Eagle River Library
    12001 Business Blvd. #176
    Eagle River Town Center
    Eagle River, AK 99577
    (907) 343-1530

    Tues 12pm7pm
    Wed  11am7pm
    Thurs through Sat 10am6pm
    Sun and Mon Closed

    Scott and Wesley Gerrish Library
    PO Box 169
    250 Egloff Drive
    Girdwood, AK 99587
    (907) 343-4024

    Tues 10am6pm
    Wed 1pm8pm
    Thurs through Sat 10am6pm
    Sun and Mon Closed

     Mountain View Library
    120 Bragaw St.
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    (907) 343-2818

    Tues and Wed 11am7pm
    Thurs 11am6pm
    Fri and Sat 10am6pm
    Sun and Mon Closed

    Muldoon Library
    Muldoon Town Center, Suite 158
    1251 Muldoon Rd.
    Anchorage, AK 99504
    (907) 343-4223
    Tues  and Wed 11am7pm
    Thurs and Fri 10am6pm
    Sat 11am6pm
    Sun and Mon Closed

    [Updated: APL Increased Hours as of 9/6/16]


    Telephone Reference: (907) 343-2975
    Available during Loussac Library open hours.

    Ask a Librarian
    Librarians will respond to your email question(s) usually within 24-72hours.

    Interlibrary Loan Department:
     (907) 343-2826.  Leave a voice message anytime for the ILL staff.

    Suggest a Purchase - Patron may suggest purchases for the library.

    Meeting Room Recorded Information: (907) 343-2806 or email Room Rentals

    Meeting Room Bookings, Volunteer Coordinator for The Friends of the Library:

    Rick Henderson (907) 343-2906 

    Media Inquiries: Annie Reeves, Public Relations Coordinator: (907) 343-2974

    Anchorage Library Foundation - Director Mary Jo Torgeson: (907) 343-2892

    Library Leadership

    Mary Jo Torgeson, Library Director
    (907) 343-2892

    Virginia McClure, Assistant Director for Public Services
    (907) 343-2972 

    Elizabeth Nicolai, Youth Services Coordinator
    (907) 343-2840

    Stacia McGourty, Adult Services Coordinator
    (907) 343-2856

    Laura Baldwin, Collection Management Services Coordinator
    (907) 343-2980

    Jacob Cole, Technology Coordinator
    (907) 343-2909

    Vacant, Community Relations Coordinator
    (907) 343-2974

    Deb Fitzgerald, Patron Services Supervisor
    (907) 343-2910

    Jana Gwynn, Patron Services Supervisor
    (907) 343-2825

    Library Administration/System-Wide Staff

    Bill Fowler, Facilities Manager
    (907) 343-2859

    Rick Henderson, Room Reservations & Volunteers
    (907) 343-2906 

    Lina Kianipour, Interlibrary Loan Assistant
    (907) 343-2826

    Samantha Blanquart, Early LIteracy Outreach Library
    (907) 343-2970

    Audrey Jo Malone, Jr. Administrative Supervisor
    (907) 343-2965

    Branch Contact Information

    Chugiak-Eagle River

    Nancy Clark, Branch Manager
    (907) 343-1533

    Mountain View

    David Adkins-Brown, Branch Manager
    (907) 343-2907


    Jim Curran, Branch Manager
    (907) 343-4030

    Scott & Wesley Gerrish (Girdwood)

    Claire Agni, Branch Manager
    (907) 343-4074

    Look up other Municipal Employees

    Library Information Directory: 907-343-2975, telephone assistance available during open library hours.
    Select your menu option below.

    1 - Schedule Library System Closures

    2 - Loussac Library Hours

    3 - Branch Library Hours

    4 - Automated Renewal System, have your card and pin numbers ready

    5 - Renewal of library materials, questions about your acccount or fines

    6 - Telephone Reference Questions

    7 - Youth Services Desk

    8 - Room Rentals & Displays

    9 - Volunteer Information

    # - To Repeat the Options above

    If you do not select an option, you will be connected to:  6 - Telephone Reference.


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