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COVID Closure: Due to current local Covid-19 conditions, the Father Andrew P. Kashevaroff building will remain closed to the public through Saturday October 17, 2020. Watch this space for updates.

Holiday Closure: Alaska Day:

  • Alaska State Library, Archives, & Museum in Juneau will be closed on Monday, Oct. 19.
  • Sheldon Jackson Museum in Sitka will be closed on Tuesday, Oct. 20.

Grants for Alaska Libraries and Schools

The Alaska State Library helps public and school libraries acquire financial assistance.

Continuing Education (CE) & Professional Development (PD) Grants

Grants for Public, Public/School, and School library staff for continuing education opportunities to help enhance their professional development.

In response to Covid-19: For FY2021, CE grants will be limited to attendance at virtual conferences or workshops only. See guidelines for details.

Grant Process

  1. Apply for a Grant (read guidelines and submit application).
  2. Receive Award Letter (grant not approved until you receive this).
  3. Attend Event (save all the necessary receipts or invoices).
  4. Request Reimbursement (submit reimbursement & final report form).
  5. Receive Reimbursement (your organization will receive the reimbursement by check or direct deposit).

For Public and Public/School Libraries (CE Grants)

Before filing out a form, please read our guidelines.

For School Libraries (PD Grants)

Before filling out a form, please read our guidelines.