Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Sutton Public Library

Sutton Library Is Open 😊

Our priority is to keep our patrons safe and healthy while providing necessary services. We are excited to be open and hope to see you at the library! You can still check out library materials with curbside service.

Our Resource Room is now available for public use at 50% capacity.

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Located in the rural community of Sutton, a drive to our facility is worth your time.  We are located in the beautiful Matanuska Valley, along the Matanuska River.  Breathtaking views of the mountains and river will be right out your car window!

The resource center is the place in our community where bright ideas begin.  Our facility excels at providing resources and programs that enhance your life and broaden your horizons on a daily basis.

Sutton Public Library
PO Box 266
Sutton Alaska 99674

 

WiFi access is available inside and outside the building.

 

Visit and like our Sutton Library Facebook Page 

to stay up to date on what's happening at the library.

 

Want to know what's going on in Sutton? 

          Visit the Sutton Community Calendar

Library Announcements & Programs

Mat-Su library patrons now have online access news

Mat-Su library patrons now have online access news. All you need is your library card to access

World News and Alaska Papers, including Anchorage Daily News and Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman,

plus access to the 5 Major U.S. Daily Newspapers.

ONLINE RESOURCES

The SLED database is free to Alaskans and has something for everyone.

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Free Audiobooks and Ebooks: on LIBBY (for adults) or SORA (for children)

Maintenance Manuals for Cars, Trucks, and Small Engine Vehicles on AUTOMATE

or the Small Engine Repair site

FREE TUTORING SERVICE on Homework Helper in almost every subject for all students from Elementary School to College!!!! 

 

Ever wish you could have a story read to you any time? YOU CAN!

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Call the Library’s Dial-A-Story phone line: 907-861-7630 each week to hear a new selection of stories and poetry.

This week's selections are:

"What Pet Should I Get" by Dr. seuss

A Haiku out of "Guyku A Year of Haiku For Boys" by Peter Reynolds

"All The World" by Liz Garton Scanlon

Summer Reading Program and Storytime

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 June and July 2021

 

Thursdays

We are pleased to offer in person programs for the summer. 

We will be outside, so dress for the weather.

Pre-School Storytime 11AM

Fun for Families 1PM-3PM

Lunch provided by Kids Kupboard

 

Fridays

Facebook Live Storytime 11AM

(online only event)

 You can watch Live Story Time on our Facebook Page.

The videos are saved, so you can watch them with your children at your convenience.

You can also view all of our saved videos on the library's YouTube Channel.

Youth Arts & Wellness

 Sutton Library Arts Wellness Teen Program

Please check with the library for details.

If you would like to be on the teen email and mailing list, send your info to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with "add me to the teen list" as your subject line.

STEAM

STEAM

Pick up a STEAM kit and a snack to-go at the Sutton Library and check out the instructional videos on our Facebook page, shared by our friends in Big Lake, for kit instructions. 

 

 

Book Club

Book Club meets the first Friday of the month from October through April.

We will have copies of our October book available in September.

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Common Threads

Common Threads is taking a break for the summer.  See you again this fall.

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Strong People

Strong Bodies

Strong People is currently meeting via telconference on Monday and Wednesday at 10AM. 

Call the library at (907) 861-7640 for details if you would like to join this group.

Public Meetings At The Library

Public meetings are available on Zoom and in person at the Sutton Library.

Contact the library or visit the community calendar for Zoom log-in information.

Current Meeting Schedule:

Friends of the Sutton Library meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6PM in person and on Zoom.  

Alpine Historical Society meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 5:30PM on Zoom only.

Jonesville Public Use Area Planning Committee meets every Tuesday at 6:30PM in person and on Zoom.

Sutton Community Council meets on the last Wednesday of the month at 7PM in person and on Zoom.

Support The Library

Please consider supporting the Sutton Public Library!

Here are three easy ways you can help support us:

When filing for the PFD, donations can be made to Friends of the Sutton Library as part of the Pick.Click.Give. program. 

Go to https://www.pickclickgive.org for more info.

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Shop at https://smile.amazon.com/ch/82-0153777 when purchasing from Amazon to choose Friends of the Sutton Library as your charity. 

A percentage of Amazon profits from you purchases will be donated to the Friends of the Sutton Library at no additional cost to you.

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Go to https://www.fredmeyer.com/topic/community-rewards-4 and link your Fred Meyer rewards card to Friends of the Sutton Library EC140. 

A percentage of the profits from you purchases will be donated to the Friends of the Sutton Library at no additional cost to you.

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Thank you for supporting your library programs!