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Alaska State Library, Archives & Museum Shift to Summer Hours

by Amy Carney on 2018-04-26T13:11:17-08:00 in Archives, Museums, Libraries | Comments

JUNEAU – The Alaska State Museum will be open transitional hours, Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm from Monday, April 30 through Tuesday, May 8. Regular summer hours, 9 am to 5 pm daily, begin Wednesday, May 9. Summer admission rates begin on May 1 and are $12 for adults, $11 for seniors, and free for people 18 years old and younger.

The Alaska State Library and Alaska State Archives’ Richard Foster Reading Room and Research Center will be open on Mondays beginning on April 30 – new hours are Monday through Friday from 10 am to 4 pm. The Library and Archives have been closed to the public on Mondays since September 2016 due to staffing shortages, but the division is now in a position to resume Monday hours.

The Father Andrew P. Kashevaroff State Library, Archives, and Museum will be closed for state holidays on May 28, July 4, and September 3.

A person experiencing a disability who needs accommodation for events hosted by the Alaska State Library, Archives, and Museum can contact the Division’s ADA coordinator at (907) 465-2988 to make any necessary arrangements.

The Alaska Division of Libraries, Archives, and Museums preserves historical books, manuscripts, and state records for study and research, operates the state museums, offers library and information service to state agencies and the Legislature, provides for the orderly management of current state records, operates the Talking Book Center for Alaska, and supports libraries, archives, museums, and cultural centers around the state through professional consultation services.

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