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Pushing the Limits: Informational Meeting
Tuesday, August 29 at 6pm
Explore ideas about building resiliency and developing adaptation strategies in the face of extreme weather events and a changing climate in a three part series at the library this fall. Join us to learn more about the program series and pick up your free copy of the three books we will be discussing in September, October and November. Alaska NOAA Scientists Kris Holderied and Marilyn Sigman and library staff will be on hand to answer questions. Pushing the Limits: PLACE is a library hosted reading, viewing and discussion program for adults in underserved and rural communities, made possible by grants from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Science Foundation.

Pushing the Limits of Community
Tuesday, September 26 at 6pm
Explore ideas about building resiliency and developing adaptation strategies in the face of extreme weather events and a changing climate in a three part series at the library this fall. We will discuss “Zeitoun” by Dave Eggers and watch a short documentary titled “Pushing the Limits: Community.” We will be joined by Alaska NOAA Scientists Kris Holderied and Marilyn Sigman. Pushing the Limits: PLACE is a library hosted reading, viewing and discussion program for adults in underserved and rural communities, made possible by grants from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Science Foundation. Light refreshments will be provided by the Soldotna Library Friends.
Coming next in the Pushing the Limits Series
Pushing the Limits of Change: October 24 at 6pm
Pushing the Limits of Strategy: November 14 at 6pm 

Gardening 101: Preparing for Winter
Saturday, September 2 at 3pm
Join us to learn the basics of composting and how to prepare your garden for the winter. 

TBI Peer Support Group
Tuesday, September 12 at 6pm
The Traumatic and Acquired Brain Injury Peer Support Group meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 6pm at the library to share stories, learn about resources, and provide support.

Talk Like a Pirate Day!
Tuesday, September 19
All around the world, people celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day every September 19. ITLAPD encourages people to babble like buccaneers for the sheer fun of it! Mango Languages even offers a free course in Pirate! Visit our website to learn more about Mango Languages. 

Community Focus Groups
Tuesday, September 19, 12pm or 6pm
Our library is creating a Strategic Plan to help us better serve our community. Please attend if you’re interested in talking about what makes our community great, what needs are not being met, and how we can improve our community. Light refreshments will be served. 

Book Club
Tuesday, September 19 at 1pm
This month we will be discussing “Zeitoun” by Dave Eggers.
For more information about the book club and a full reading list, contact Reilly at rselmser@soldotna.org.

Escape the Room
Thursday, September 21 from 6 pm to 7pm
You have ONE HOUR to go back to the future and save the clock tower. You have only your wits and the tools hidden in the room! Pizza and beverages will be served. Registration required. Please call the front desk at 907-262-4227 to reserve your spot.  This program is designed for older teens and adults.

Hobbit Day!
Friday, September 22 at 4:00pm
Join us for Frodo and Bilbo Baggins’ birthday! We will be celebrating with some fun hobbit activities! 

Lunch and Learn: US Commercial Service Video Conference
Thursday, September 28 at 12pm
Each year, U.S. companies export well over 2 trillion dollars of goods and services. If you want your business to get in on the action, it’s important to figure out the best way to expand to new markets beyond the lower 48. The U.S. Commercial Service is here to assist businesses be better equipped to enter the exciting exporting world. Bring your lunch and join us for a videoconference with Debbie Franklin, Director for U.S. Commercial Service Alaska. 

Soldotna Library Friends Book Sale
Thursday, September 28 from 2pm-7pm
Join us for great reading bargains!


 

 

 

 

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