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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Community Concert Series

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Preschool Story Hour

Story Hour

Preschool Story Hour is Thursdays @ 11AM

May - August 2019 

May 9 - Mom’s Day

May 16 - Bug’s that Bug Me

May 23 - Crabby Crabs

May 30 - Let’s have a picnic

June 6 – Wild Rumpus!

June 13 – Father’s Day

June 20 – I like my bike

June 27 – It's Nature out there...

July 4   CLOSED for Independence Day

July 11 – Mini Golf

July 18 – Mini Donkeys

July 25 - Puppets

August 1 End of Summer Potluck

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!



Summer Reading Program


Summer Reading Program is held each Thursday at 2PM

for children in K-5th grade.

June 6 - Eagle River Nature Center

June 13 – Animal Shelter

June 20 – Bike Rodeo

June 27 - Jonathan's Reptiles

July 4   CLOSED for Independence Day

July 11 – Mini Golf

July 18 –  Dance Party

July 25 - Puppets

August 1 - Professor Pickles and the End of Summer Potluck



Youth Arts and Wellness


The Youth Arts and Wellness Program is open to all youth ages 11-16. Join us for one week or all of them! We will meet every Tuesday from 10am-2pm and Wednesday 10-5.

Stop by or call the library to receive a registration form.

(Events may change based on weather, so stay updated!)

May 28 – Intro

May 29 – Bike around and Rock Wall

June 4 – Bike Clinic, Metal Craft and Garden

June 5 – Sand Cast, Garden, and Butte Hike

June 11 - Woodworking

June 12 – Lazy Hike

June 18 & 19 – Camping in Hatcher Pass

June 24 – 28 - No Program - Eagle Crest has a Day Camp this week

July 2- Bike ride and disc golf

July 3 – Mountain Biking @ Matsu River Park

July 9 – Puppetry Workshop and Prep Mini Golf

July 10 – Anchorage Museum

July 16 – Craft, Garden, Bike Ride

July 17 – Matanuska Glacier

July 23 – Telsche comes for crafts and games

July 24 – Wasilla Pool and Library

July 30 – Harvest Time

July 31 – Palmer Day

August 1 - End of Summer Potluck

The activities of the youth art and wellness program are made possible through the generosity of Wells Fargo, the Mat-Su Health Foundation, 

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the Friends of the Sutton Library, the Sutton Community Council, and Kids Kupboard.

Donations for participation in the program can be made to: The Friends of the Sutton Library.

For more information, call the library at 861-7640.

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 for more info.


Shop at 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.


Go to 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.


Thank you for supporting your library programs!