Dermott 0'Toole Memorial Library
Welcome to the Dermott O'Toole Memorial library in Tenakee Springs! We are located above the community center, west on the trail from the town's center.
The mission of the Library is to provide quality materials and services which fulfill the educational, informational, cultural, and recreational needs of the entire community of Tenakee Springs in an atmosphere that is welcoming and respectful.
The Dermott O'Toole Memorial Library is 100% Committed to Serving
Tenakee Springs Safely!
Due to COVID-19 concerns, the library is offering Limited Hours & Services.
- Tuesdays 1-4 and
- Saturdays 12-3
- Ramp-Side Service (Pick-up & Returns): Ramp-Side Instructions
- In-Library Visits Update: For the month of September and first week of October 2020, the library will not be offering In-Library Visits by Appointment.
- The store drop-box will remain closed at this time due to COVID-19 mitigation protocol, but we are welcoming returns during Ramp-side Service.
The library's WI-FI is available 24/7 using the following password: tkelib12
NEW MATERIALS & PROGRAMS AT THE LIBRARY!
See what's new at our Library
Racial Justice Challenge
New Items (as of 8/30/20) See what new books and DVD's have come in!
DVD's (as of 5/16/20) Look through an alphabetical list of our entire DVD collection!
Educational/Reading Programs (as of 9/8//20) check out what's going on!
Select the following links for more information:
- Library Services & Resources Alaska Digital Library, SLED (Alaska Digital Pipeline), Etc.
- Library COVID-19 Information How the library is currently operating under COVID-19 Mitigation Practice
COVID-19 Mitigation Plan
- Library Board's Cookbook Fundraiser Consider Supporting your Favorite Local Library!
Library Board Meetings
Thursday, August 20th, 1:00 pm; Regular Board Meeting
All meetings are conducted via Zoom. If you'd like to join us, please contact the Librarian or a Board Member for the Zoom link.
Library Policies (August 2019)
- Appendix 1: Request For Reconsideration
- Appendix 2: Young Adult Collection Guidelines
- Appendix 3: New Patron Registration Form
- Appendix 4: Lending Policy
- Appendix 5: Library Services
- Appendix 6: Technology Plan
- Appendix 7: Internet Access and Use
- Appendix 8: Internet Safety
Links to Endorsed Statements:
American Library Association's Library Bill of Rights
Freedom to Read Statement
Intellectual Freedom Statement
Libraries and Intellectual Freedom
Libraries: An American Value Statement