Links to Other Libraries and Resources

Remote Library Services
Services for individuals in Alaska who do not have access to a public library:

Alaska Accessible Learning Center
c/o Library Media Services
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
520 5th Ave.
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Contact: Erma Belz
Phone (907) 452-2000 ext. 243
Fax (907) 451-6001

Provides described and captioned media; available to students, school personnel, families, and others. Resources include media, information on captioning and describing media, and on making media accessible.

Alaska Attachment & Bonding Associates
619 S. Knik Goose Bay RD #J
Wasilla AK 99654
For more information, contact Laura Wagner at 376-0366 or

Books on Reactive Attachment Disorders, Adoption, Foster and Systems of Care can be checked out for a month. AABA also has wonderful children's books on adoption. More time is given depending on the circumstance of the family and their location. AABA will mail the books if picking them up is not an option.

Alaska Medical Library
Located in the Consortium Library at the University of Alaska Anchorage
3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
Second floor; open Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm
Collections are part of the Consortium Library collections and available during Consortium Library hours (vary during the semester)
Contact: 907-786-1870
Toll-free: 1-888-997-7878
Fax: 907-786-1608

Provides fee-based medical library services throughout the state. Please see their website for full details.

SLED: Statewide Library Electronic Doorway

This online resource has much to offer, including access to databases, library catalogs, and topical information. Developed by the Alaska State Library and the University of Alaska libraries.

Digital Literacy Guide

This resource provides information on many aspects of computers and technology. Developed by the Alaska State Libraries, Archives, & Museums.

STEP Center
Anchorage School District
Anchorage School District Education Center
5530 E. Northern Lights Boulevard
Anchorage, AK 99504

The STEP Center offers a lending library open to students, parents, teachers, and community members. They have books, DVDs and videotapes. They have a newsletter than can be accessed online and Child Check brochures. They also have web resources that include calendars of events and the Alaska Family directory (

Stone Soup Group
307 E Northern Lights Blvd #100
Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone: (907) 561-3701
Toll Free: (877) 786-7327

Stone Soup Group is part of the nationally-recognized, federally-funded Family-to-Family Health & Information Center and Parent Training & Information Center. They have a specialized library.

Talking Book Center
Alaska State Library
344 West 3rd Avenue, Suite 125
Anchorage, AK 99501-2337
toll-free (in Alaska): 1-800-776-6566 fax: 907-269-6580
TDD: 907-269-6575

The Talking Book Center is a cooperative effort between the National Library Service, the Alaska State Library and the Utah State Library to provide access to talking books and Braille services. Please see their website for details.

Alaska Chapter of the National Down Syndrome Congress

The Alaska Chapter of the National Down Syndrome Congress offers education, parent sharing, social events, a library, and does advocacy work.


Find what you want in a library near you with WorldCat, a global catalog of library collections.

ERIC: Education Resource Information Center

Bibliographic records of education literature, plus a growing collection of full text

American Printing House for the Blind

The American Printing House for the Blind (APH) is the world's largest nonprofit organization creating educational, workplace, and independent living products and services for people who are visually impaired. The SESA Librarian is Alaska's Ex Officio Trustee for APH, conducting the annual census and managing the materials ordered using quota dollars.

Updated August 2017