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Our mission is to provide support for the Homer Public Library programs and services,

to raise funds that enrich the library experience, and to promote the use and enjoyment of the library.

Library Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10am-6pm 

Tuesday and Thursday,


Homer Public Library Calendar

For a complete list of Homer Library events and class happenings, go to the main Homer Library website.


Support the Library

Do you love the Homer Public Library?

We do.  A lot.

We believe that a great library is a centerpiece of every vibrant community.  When you support your library, you support lifelong learning and curiosity. 

Are you interested in offering support? We make it easy. You can...





BOB the Bookmobile

Summer Schedule 2024

Karen Hornaday Park:

Tuesdays,  6/4 - 6/29, 4:45-7 pm

Homer High school:

Thursdays,  6/11 - 8/1, 8:45-10:15 am

Special Story Hours @ Bishop's Beach:

Tuesday, 6/11, 10:30-11:30 am

StoryWalk Trail:

6/28, 7/26, 7/31, 10:30-11:30am

Writing Circle

with Richard Chiappone

meets on the 3rd Saturday

of each month

@ Homer Public Library

For fiction, nonfiction, & memoir writers.
Open to the public (over age 15).
Writers of all skill levels welcome.
A friendly, informal, low-pressure gathering of writers.

No need to preregister.

Read, Renew, Repeat Summer@HPL

Reading & Learning Program

Tuesday, June 1 - July 27th

The Summer Reading has just begun!

Stop by the library today to sign up and get your paper reading log!

The more you read, the more chances you have to win amazing prizes! 

Browse upcoming special events taking place all summer long at:

Summer@HPL 2024

Events and Programs are all  free for all Ages at the Library and around Homer!

Zoom with Authors

@ Homer Public Library

This virtual Author Talk between the author of "The Cold Millions" Jess Walter and the Alaskan author of "The Big Both Ways" was facilitated by Homer's very own renowned author Tom Kizzia. 

Recorded on February 1, 2024. To view the Zoom recording click the link below and enter the pass code:  1C#KbrjK

Zoom with the Authors

This recording is available for public viewing for 90 days from the date it was recorded.

Historical Homer & the Kenai Peninsula

presented by Clark Fair

Recorded on January 25, 2024. View the Zoom recording by clicking the link below and enter the passcode:


Historic Homer & the Kenai Peninsula

This recording is available for public viewing for 90 days from the date it was recorded.

Passages Alaska

Curriculum Discussion

@ Bunnell Street Arts Center

Recorded on

Sunday, February 4th, 2024

Passages Alaska Curriculum Webinar

Passages Alaska is a new indigenized, arts-infused Alaska Studies Curriculum that invites students to explore Alaska histories, cultures and contemporary identities, and create artistic expressions of family and community stories that acknowledge and celebrate their own lived experiences as integral parts of Alaska’s unfolding history.

This free event was co-hosted by Friends of Homer Public Library and Bunnell Street Arts Center as part of NEA Big Read programming.

Tech Help

Meets on the

1st and 3rd

Thursdays of the month

5:30 - 7:30 PM

No Tech Help

offered in July

Meets in the Homer Public Library

Conference Room or Study Room

Knitting Circle



All experience levels welcome!

Meets in the Homer Public Library

Conference Room


South Peninsula Amateur Radio Club

Meets on the

1st Tuesday each month

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Meets in the Homer Public Library Conference Room


Live Action Role Play


2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Meets in the Homer Public Library Conference Room


Reading Between the Lines

Each Sunday morning at 9:35 am on KBBI, our local public radio station, you can hear book reviews, upcoming events, and “audio bibliographies.”

Youth Programs

A love of reading and learning begins early, and we strive to support opportunities for kids and families to grow together.

BOB the Bookmobile

Our goal with our beautiful bookmobile is to spread library services throughout Homer.

Celebration of Lifelong Learning

Celebration of Lifelong Learning is an annual event which honors members of our community who prioritize learning and have a passion for sharing their knowledge with others.


Sign up for the News

Be the first to know what's going on at the Homer Public Library when you sign up for the monthly newsletter. 


Become a Member

We encourage you to support the Homer Public Library by becoming a Friend this year. Friends of the Homer Library enjoy twice-yearly opportunities to attend the members-only book sale preview night with music, treats, and first pick of thousands of bargain-priced books.


Donate Now

When you make a donation to the Friends of the Homer Library, you are making an investment in your local library and in building a community dedicated to lifelong learning.


Thank you to our business donors!




Friends of the Homer Library is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 community organization.


500 Hazel Avenue • Homer AK  99603
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