A credit to Haines - Australia


Excellent facility and helpful staff. – Seattle


Friendly place – Awesome! – Taiwan

Yorkshire, UK

Such a beautiful building and great community resource – Yorkshire, UK

Toledo, OH

I want to live here. In this building. Pitch my tent and stay. – Toledo, OH

Yachats, OR

I would move here to spend more time in this library! –Yachats, OR

The Best Library I’ve Ever Visited

The Best Library I've Ever Visited Having spent decades in and around libraries in many states, I can say that the Haines Borough Public Library is the Best public library ANYWHERE. The beautiful building is conveniently located for patrons, with ample parking. There are many quirt places to ...

Erik Stevens

"Libraries are not just about books, they're about freedom of information, and life-long learning. What drives me is moving the library forward to embrace what the world has to offer, and bringing those services to the people of Haines."   Erik Stevens Library Systems Engineer Haines ...

Five Star Library

The Haines Borough Public Library has once again been designated as a Star Library by the industry’s leading periodical, Library Journal. 2017 is our 11th year in a row to earn the highest honor for libraries nationwide.

Survey Says….

In a fall 2012 survey, Haines Borough residents were asked to rank public services in order of importance to the community. The results are: 1. Fire, Ambulance, and Police 2. K-12 education 3. The Haines Borough Public Library. The same survey asked residents to rate all borough services. The ...

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

“Haines Borough Public Library is a community gem. We hope the broader community – local and state government, business, and others – will see the value of this library and will support it substantially.” - Martha Choe, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation