Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Trapper Creek Public Library

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Trapper Creek Library serves the community of Trapper Creek located in the upper Susitna Valley 115 miles north of Anchorage. The population of 425 is spread over a large geographical are stretching along the parks highway from mile 133 north to mile 105 south, down Petersville Road 19 miles and many places accessible only by snow machine and 4 wheeler.

The library serves a variety of needs within the community including, reference and research assistance, public internet access, copying, faxing, test proctoring, absentee voting, public notary services, forms distribution for IRS and Alaska PFD and many other library services.

 Trapper Creek Public Library
PO Box 13388
Trapper Creek Alaska 99683

Library Announcements & Programs

Mat-Su library patrons have online news access

Mat-Su library patrons now have online news access. 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.

Playaway Launchpad

New at the Library for Checkout : Playaway Launchpad

Launchpad is a pre-loaded learning tablet designed for children.
It comes with ten plus apps pre-loaded onto each device. The apps are grouped by age and grade level.  Subject area packs range from English language arts to math and science. Themed learning packs include princesses, animals, dinosaurs, and more.

Current titles include: Operation Outsmart!, Let's get Reading, The Berenstain Bears Brother, Sister Adventures, Dr. Seuss Favorites: Vol. 1,  Artsy Pants!

Story Time Wednesdays

Preschool Story Time with stories, crafts, games, and songs happens every Wednesday, 1 - 2 p.m. from September through May.  All ages are welcome, but especially pre-schoolers between 0 and 5 years of age.  You may call the library at  (907) 861-7650 for more information.

Battle of The Books Practice & Games

Join us September - February after school on Wednesday's from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., whenever school is in session. Children grades 3 - 5 meet to read books, play games and practice for the Battle of the Books. Call (907) 861-7650 for more information.

Summer Reading Program

June - July. The Summer Reading Program is for children of all ages. Wednesday's at 1 pm join us for games, activities and fun. Call (907) 861-7650 for more information.

Community Book Club

Current Title: "The Postmistress" Next Meeting Monday February 23rd, 5:30 pm For more information please call: (907) 861-7650

Juvenile Book Club in a Bag

Attention Book Club Participants:

Check out the newest additions to the Trapper Creek Library. We would like to announce the availability of a selection of "Juvenile Book Club in a Bag" Book Titles. These book club bags contain 10 copies of the book along with book club discussion questions, an author biography and post book activity sheets. Book selections cover grade levels Kindergarten through High School. A total of 33 book titles in a variety of genres are available for checkout from Trapper Creek Library as well as all MAT-SU Libraries.

The Juvenile Book Club in a Bag is supported in whole or in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Alaska State Library.