Palmer Public Library

Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Palmer Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
 Limit by event type:
SRP Registration
Monday, Jun. 18, OPEN HOURS ALL WEEK
Stop in and register for our Summer Reading Program (SRP)! This year our theme is Libraries Rock!  We're bringing back the ever popular geocaching, and we've got a single streamlined activity sheet combined for all ages! Don't miss the great programs and activities coming your way! 
You may now register online by clicking HERE.
summer.pplak.org
Registration ends, and log sheets must be turne in by 2pm on Friday, July 20 to be in the grand prize drawings.
Sponsored by The Friends of the Palmer Public Library.
SRP Baby Lap Sit
Tuesday, Jun. 19, 10am
Ages 0 through 2 years old are welcome to join us for a wiggly giggly summer fun! Our goal is to create a warm, friendly atmosphere where kids can explore, interact, and learn.
Baby Lap Sit lasts about 45 minutes and includes stories, songs, & interactive learning. This is a great time to learn baby oriented social skills! 
pplak.org/storytime Sponsored by The Friends of the Palmer Public Library.
SRP Storytime!
Tuesday, Jun. 19, 11am
Ages 2 through 5 years old are welcome to join us for a rockin' story time adventure for summer!  Come make a mess with us! We aren't afraid to pull out the glue, paint, or yes, even glitter!  Our goal is to create a warm, friendly atmosphere where kids can explore, interact, and learn.
Story Times last about 45 minutes and include stories, songs, interactive learning, and a craft/activity. This is a great time for kids to develop preschool skills like sitting still, working in a group setting, taking turns, and using tools like scissors, glue, etc.
  pplak.org/storytime Sponsored by The Friends of the Palmer Public Library.
SRP Fun Run
Thursday, Jun. 21, 11am
It's time for our annual FREE Fun Run!
When: Thursday June 21st at 11am
Where: Palmer Public Library
Age level:  All ages welcome, but due to a limited number of bibs and medals, preference will be given to participants in the "child" and "tween" age groups. Parents and guardians are welcome to participate in the run with their children. 
 
Join us for our 3rd annual Fun Run!  This family friendly activity, sponsored by Healthy Futures, is free! Choose between a 1/3 mile run, or a 1 mile run.  Registration for this activity is required so we know how many to expect. Please register each child running. Adults don't need to register to run with your kids. There is a limit of 25 online registrations, and 25 in person registrations at the Palmer Library. Stop in, or call 745-4690. Registration opens June 4th.

PLEASE NOTE: You must be registered for Palmer Library's Summer Reading program to attend SRP activities. Registration is easy...stop in the library, fill out a slip of paper, pick up your activity sheet, and you're in the club!
Our activity sheet covers all ages from 0 to 101!
summer.pplak.org

  Sponsored by Healthy Futures.
SRP Registration
Monday, Jun. 25, OPEN HOURS ALL WEEK
Stop in and register for our Summer Reading Program (SRP)! This year our theme is Libraries Rock!  We're bringing back the ever popular geocaching, and we've got a single streamlined activity sheet combined for all ages! Don't miss the great programs and activities coming your way! 
You may now register online by clicking HERE.
summer.pplak.org
Registration ends, and log sheets must be turne in by 2pm on Friday, July 20 to be in the grand prize drawings.
Sponsored by The Friends of the Palmer Public Library.
Monday, Jun. 25, 6-8pm
Spiritual themes explored through artistic reflection. Prayer & devotions followed by an art project.

Please Note: Events scheduled on this calendar do not reflect meeting room availablility. For availability inquiries, please call the library at 907-745-4690. The meeting room application can be found here: pplak.org 
The Palmer Public Library, and the City of Palmer are not responsible for the content or conduct of meeting room groups or events. This calendar entry is provided for informational purposes only.
Sponsored by Palmer Baha’i Assembly.
SRP Baby Lap Sit
Tuesday, Jun. 26, 10am
Ages 0 through 2 years old are welcome to join us for a wiggly giggly summer fun! Our goal is to create a warm, friendly atmosphere where kids can explore, interact, and learn.
Baby Lap Sit lasts about 45 minutes and includes stories, songs, & interactive learning. This is a great time to learn baby oriented social skills! 
pplak.org/storytime Sponsored by The Friends of the Palmer Public Library.
SRP Storytime!
Tuesday, Jun. 26, 11am
Ages 2 through 5 years old are welcome to join us for a rockin' story time adventure for summer!  Come make a mess with us! We aren't afraid to pull out the glue, paint, or yes, even glitter!  Our goal is to create a warm, friendly atmosphere where kids can explore, interact, and learn.
Story Times last about 45 minutes and include stories, songs, interactive learning, and a craft/activity. This is a great time for kids to develop preschool skills like sitting still, working in a group setting, taking turns, and using tools like scissors, glue, etc.
  pplak.org/storytime Sponsored by The Friends of the Palmer Public Library.
Open Room Crafts
Wednesday, Jun. 27, 2-4 pm
Free!  Ages 15 to Adult.  Spend a quiet afternoon working on your scrapbook, cards, journaling, knitting, crochet, sewing, wood carving, crafting, etc projects at the Palmer Library.  Bring your own materials, and visit with old & new friends.  We have tables, chairs, and WiFi.  Food and drinks are allowed.

pplak.org/crafts

If you would like to join our reminder email list, please send an email to libchill@palmerak.org and simply type "Crafts" in the subject line. We don't share or sell your information.  If you wish to be removed from any reminder email list, send an email with the subject line: "Remove from Crafts".
SRP Emergency!
Thursday, Jun. 28, 11am
Emergency Responders!
When: Thursday June 28th at 11am
Where: Palmer Public Library
Age level:  Geared toward grades K-5, but everyone is welcome to attend.

Come by the Palmer Library to meet some of our amazing first responders. They'll share kid friendly safety and lifesaving skills, and plan to bring along an ambulance for participants to explore!

 
PLEASE NOTE: You must be registered for Palmer Library's Summer Reading program to attend SRP activities. Registration is easy...stop in the library, fill out a slip of paper, pick up your activity sheet, and you're in the club!
Our activity sheet covers all ages from 0 to 101!
summer.pplak.org

  Sponsored by The Friends of the Palmer Public Library.
Thursday, Jun. 28, 5:30pm (May 22, June 28, July 24, August 16, September 6)
This is an informational orientation for the Alaska Military Youth Academy. Open to the public. https://dmva.alaska.gov/AMYA/
Please Note: Events scheduled on this calendar do not reflect meeting room availablility. For availability inquiries, please call the library at 907-745-4690. The meeting room application can be found here: pplak.org The Palmer Public Library, and the City of Palmer are not responsible for the content or conduct of meeting room groups or events. This calendar entry is provided for informational purposes only. Sponsored by Alaska Military Youth Academy.
SRP BREAK WEEK
Monday, Jul. 2, NO Activities or Prizes (July 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)
There are no Summer Reading Program activities this week. Enjoy safe and happy Independence Day celebrations!
When: Tuesday & Thursday, July 3 & 5
summer.pplak.org
 
SRP BREAK WEEK
Tuesday, Jul. 3, NO Activities or Prizes (July 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)
There are no Summer Reading Program activities this week. Enjoy safe and happy Independence Day celebrations!
When: Tuesday & Thursday, July 3 & 5
summer.pplak.org
 
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 5pm
The Library will be closing at 5pm
Wednesday, Jul. 4, All Day
We're closed in observance of Independence Day.
SRP BREAK WEEK
Thursday, Jul. 5, NO Activities or Prizes (July 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)
There are no Summer Reading Program activities this week. Enjoy safe and happy Independence Day celebrations!
When: Tuesday & Thursday, July 3 & 5
summer.pplak.org
 
SRP BREAK WEEK
Friday, Jul. 6, NO Activities or Prizes (July 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)
There are no Summer Reading Program activities this week. Enjoy safe and happy Independence Day celebrations!
When: Tuesday & Thursday, July 3 & 5
summer.pplak.org
 
SRP BREAK WEEK
Saturday, Jul. 7, NO Activities or Prizes (July 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)
There are no Summer Reading Program activities this week. Enjoy safe and happy Independence Day celebrations!
When: Tuesday & Thursday, July 3 & 5
summer.pplak.org
 
SRP Registration
Monday, Jul. 9, OPEN HOURS ALL WEEK
Stop in and register for our Summer Reading Program (SRP)! This year our theme is Libraries Rock!  We're bringing back the ever popular geocaching, and we've got a single streamlined activity sheet combined for all ages! Don't miss the great programs and activities coming your way! 
You may now register online by clicking HERE.
summer.pplak.org
Registration ends, and log sheets must be turne in by 2pm on Friday, July 20 to be in the grand prize drawings.
Sponsored by The Friends of the Palmer Public Library.
SRP Baby Lap Sit
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 10am
Ages 0 through 2 years old are welcome to join us for a wiggly giggly summer fun! Our goal is to create a warm, friendly atmosphere where kids can explore, interact, and learn.
Baby Lap Sit lasts about 45 minutes and includes stories, songs, & interactive learning. This is a great time to learn baby oriented social skills! 
pplak.org/storytime Sponsored by The Friends of the Palmer Public Library.
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