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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
Borrow print and audio books, movies, music CDs, game discs and even journal and newspaper articles from libraries across the province. Request online using your Parkland Regional Library card number and PIN or ask library staff to find / request items for you. We will look far and wide – beyond Alberta and even internationally – to track down specific items and contact you when your item arrives so you can pick it up.
Borrow Books by Mail
Did you know we have a direct mail service? If you live remotely, are homebound, or have mobility issues you can request library materials be delivered to your mailbox by Canada Post. Talk to your local library to find out more about this free service!
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).
Reading Suggestions and Research Help
Looking for your next enthralling read or video content on a theme? Library staff can match you to the perfect book, movie, documentary, or audiobook. We can also help you find information on any topic imaginable from family history research to raising chickens in your backyard.
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") $2.00 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
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, radon screening kits, power monitors (how-to here) and telescopes.