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Alberta Wide Borrowing (ME Libraries)
Library members can register with non-Parkland public libraries across the province to easily borrow physical items (not eContent) using their Parkland Regional Library card. Borrowed materials can be returned to any public library, too. All this for free! Visit www.melibraries.ca
Exam Invigilation (Proctoring)
Staff at the library will invigilate exams, subject to room and/or computer availability. Students should book a time with staff prior to requesting the exam to ensure availability and the acceptance of our site as appropriate for the issuing institution. We are approved by Athabasca, Distance Learning, SAIT, and Bow Valley among others. (Students will be charged for faxing, mailing, courier and printing if done by Olds Municipal Library staff.)
Fee: $10.00 per exam (Payable the day of writing)
Hours: Tuesday - Thursday, Available during open hours (9:00 - 6:00)
(Excluding Monday, Friday and lunch hours from 12:00 - 2:00pm.)
(Please contact the library to book your exam room in advance.)
All exams must be completed by closing
Exam Proctoring Contact Information:
Olds, AB T4H 1H 7
Meeting Room Rentals
The Olds Municipal Library has several Meeting rooms available for public bookings. Meetings, parties, movie nights and game nights are all great examples of why you should use our facility. Our meeting rooms are fully technologically integrated and you will receive technical support and training before your meeting to ensure that everything runs smoothly. List of rooms and rental information here.
Tools & Equipment
We have a wide variety of Equipment for rent at a nominal fee. Feel free to download our full rental agreement for all rental information. For a list of available rental items click here. We also have equipment that may be borrowed with your library card, including ereaders, pedometers, power monitors (how-to here) and telescopes.
Alternate Formats for Print Disabilities
Albertans unable to use conventional print materials due to a print disability (visual, physical or cognitive) have a number of options to access materials in alternate formats. Our library can provide access to large print books, audio books on discs or in digital format (direct to device or computer), braille books, described video and equipment (i.e. DAISY readers). We can also help you register for services through the National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS) or the Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA).
Printing/Copying and Laminating
Black & White Photocopying 20¢ per page
Black & White Printing 20¢ per page
Colour Printing 50¢ per page
Laminating (8.5" x 11") $1.50 per page
Laminating (Business card) $1.00 per card
Use the Library to send and receive your faxes! We offer both national and international faxing services and cover letters are available upon request.
Sending & Receiving (within Canada) $1.00 per page
Sending (International) $1.50 per page