Library Policies

  • Have your library card or UAF Polar Express card with you to check out materials.
  • Library cards are available to students, faculty, and staff of the Kuskokwim Campus and any Bethel resident with proof of mailing address. If you are working in Bethel for less than 6 months, ask about a temporary libarary card.
  • Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Please, use the hallway for eating, pop cans, and cell phones.

Check out policies:

  • 4 weeks - Most books
  • 2 weeks - Best sellers, CDs, Cassettes, CD-ROMs
  • 1 week - Videos and DVDs
  • A total of 12 items may be checked out - 4 of which can be Videos/DVDs


  • $0.10 per day - Book
  • $0.25 per day - CDs
  • $1 per day - Videos, DVDs

Inter-Library Loan

  • If we don't have something, you can request it from another library. Just fill out an Interlibrary Loan Request Form.

Public Use Computers

  • There are 8 computers with Internet access at the library, plus one is for catalog searching
  • KuC open wireless is available in the library - use UAlaska and log in as a guest
  • The computers are all PCs, running Windows 7 and have Office 2010
  • Children under 13 must be supervised by an adult and children between the ages of 13 and 16 can use our computer unsupervised with the permission of their parental/guardian
  • There is a one-hour time limit per day.
  • Printing is available - the first 5 pages are free. Additional pages are $0.20 per page.
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