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
Branches: Saturday, Feb 18
Loussac: Monday, Feb 20
Branches: Saturday, Mar 25
Loussac: Monday, Mar 27
Branches: Saturday, May 27
Loussac: Monday, May 29
Fourth of July
All locations: Tuesday, July 4
Branches: Saturday, Sept 2
Loussac: Monday, Sept 4
All locations: Friday, Nov 10
All locations: Thursday/Friday,
Branches Closed: Saturday, Dec 23
through Monday, Dec 25.
Loussac Closed: Monday, Dec 25
New Year's Day 2018
Branches Closed: Saturday, Dec 30
through Monday, Jan 1.
Loussac Closed: Monday, Jan 1
*Hours are Subject to Change
Locations and Hours:
(2017 Holiday Closures, see box left column)
Z.J. Loussac Library
Café at the Loussac Library
|Scott and Wesley Gerrish Library
PO Box 169
250 Egloff Drive
Girdwood, AK 99587
Muldoon Town Center, Suite 158
1251 Muldoon Rd.
Anchorage, AK 99504
Tues and Wed 11am–7pm
Thurs and Fri 10am–6pm
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.
TDD Access: RELAYalaska 1+800+770+TYPE
Click here for other services for patrons with disabilities.
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
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.
Mary Jo Torgeson, Library Director
Sherri Douglas, Assistant Director for Public Services
Elizabeth Nicolai, Youth Services Coordinator
Vacant, Adult Services Coordinator
Laura Baldwin, Collection Management Services Coordinator
Vacant, Information Technology Manager
Annie Reeves, Community Relations Coordinator
Library Administration/System-Wide Staff
Bill Fowler, Facilities Manager
Rick Henderson, Room Reservations & Volunteers
Lina Kianipour, Interlibrary Loan Assistant
Samantha Blanquart, Early LIteracy Outreach Library
Audrey Jo Malone, Jr. Administrative Supervisor
APL Branch Contact Information
Nancy Clark, Branch Manager
Virginia McClure, Branch Manager
Jim Curran, Branch Manager
Scott & Wesley Gerrish (Girdwood)
Claire Agni, Branch Manager
Library Information Directory: 907-343-2975, telephone assistance available during open library hours.
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7 - Youth Services Desk
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9 - Volunteer Information
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