About The Library

320 Harbor Drive
Sitka, AK 99835
(907) 747-4020


The mission of Sitka Public Library is to provide a collection of informational, cultural, recreational, educational, and local historical resources to meet the evolving library needs of its patrons and to promote reading as an essential element of an informed citizenry in a democracy. 


Sitka Public Library endeavors to enrich and enhance the quality of life of each member of our community by assisting in the acquisition of knowledge, promoting the love of reading and encouraging lifelong learning.  We strive to provide services and resources that inform, enrich and empower each person we serve through free, equal and reliable access to informational, educational, cultural, and recreational resources.  We endeavor to acquire and utilize appropriate communications technologies that extend, expand and enhance service in an inviting, healthy environment in which individuals are encouraged to safely access, explore and discover the world.