Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Sutton Public Library

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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

 

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Closure

The Sutton Public Library will be closed to the public until April 1st for all activities and services, this includes all use, reservations, and rental of the resource room.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. 

THIS FACILITY IS CLOSED

Easter Basket Auction

Bid early, bid often and win your favorite basket.

Easter Basket Auction

 

 

Preschool Story Hour

Story Hour is offered at the Sutton Public Library 

for children ages 3-5 on Thursdays at 11AM

Story Hour

March - May 2020

March 5 – Listen to the Wind

March 12 – Irish Eyes Are Smiling

March 19 – We’re Hungry Caterpillars

March 26 – Shake Your Sillies Out - Earthquake

April 2 – Bunny Hop Hop Hop

April 9 – Easter Eggs

April 16 – Elephant Parade

April 23 – Earth Day

April 30 – We Love Rain

May 7 – Mother’s Day

May 14 – Birds Return

May 21 - Ride a Bike

May 28 - Butterflies

Our story hour program focuses on the fun of sharing books with others in a group.  Good listening skills are recommended - parents (and siblings) are welcome and encouraged to participate. 

In addition to stories, there are finger plays and/or songs along with a group craft activity.

We encourage you to check out books to take home and share with your children.  Reading with your preschooler is a fun way to encourage them to become an enthusiastic reader, book lover and library user!

 

 

First Saturdays Family Story Time

Saturday Story Time is offered at the Sutton Public Library on the first Saturday of each month at 1PM for all family members.

 

Saturday Story

January - May 2020

January 4 – New Year

February 1 – National Take Your Child to the Library Day

March 7 – Irish Tales

April 4 – Start Some Seeds

Special Family Event

April 11 – Easter Egg Hunt in the Park

May 2 – May Day May Pole Dance

Our story hour program focuses on the fun of sharing books with others in a group. Good listening skills are recommended - parents are welcome and encouraged to participate. In addition to stories, there are finger plays and/or songs along with a group craft activity. We encourage you to check out books to take home and share with your children. Reading with your children is a fun way to encourage them to become an enthusiastic reader, book lover and library user!

 

 

After School Program and Art Club

Sutton Public Library offers an Afterschool Program and Art Club

for grades K-5 each Thursday @4PM during the school year.

After School and Art Club

 March 5th - Game Day

March 12th - SPRING BREAK - No Program

March 19th - Healthy Habits

March 26th -  Exlore Native Culture

 

 

Youth Arts and Wellness

Sutton Public Library offers a teen Youth Arts & Wellness Program 

for kids 11-16 on Fridays at 5PM, alternating between games and other activities.

Teen advisory January 2016

This program encourages community, healthy living and fun in learning. 

 

 

Book Club

Book Club meets at 2PM on the first Friday of the month.

 

                 April

                        The Unpassing by Chia-Chia Lin

                           for April 3rd discussion

 

 

Common Threads

Common Threads meets every other Friday from 12-2PM. 

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Do you knit, spin, do needlework, beadwork, sew or do a fiber art of some kind?  Join this group for an informal gathering.  Work on your current project or get inspired to try something new. Meeting in March on 13th and 27th.

 

 

Strong People

Our Strong People Group meets on Monday and Wednesday at 9AM. 

Strong Bodies

  

 

Support the Library

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 http://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!