All Calgary Public Library locations, including book drops, are temporarily closed until further notice as of March 16 at 12:01 am to help limit the spread of COVID-19. Please check calgarylibrary.ca/covid-19 for regular updates.

Library Updates on COVID-19

Updates on our response to COVID-19 and changes to service

Returns, holds, and fines during location closures

My book is due, but I can’t come into a Library. What do I do?

As part of the Library's response to COVID-19, no fines are being accrued on any overdue item and all due dates have been extended until June 30, 2020. Please check your account for revised due dates or contact us online or by phone for more details.

 

I have a hold ready; can I pick it up?

No, all locations remain closed. All current holds on physical items are being extended until June 30, 2020. Please stay tuned for updates on return to normal service levels.

What You Can Do

Keep Yourself and Your Community Healthy

  • Cover your mouth with a tissue or your upper sleeve when coughing or sneezing.
  • Discard used tissues immediately.
  • Wash your hands often for at least 20 seconds with soap and water or use hand sanitizer that is 60–90% alcohol-based.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Practice social distancing. Try to keep an optimal six-foot distance from other people.
  • Stay home if you are not feeling well or experiencing flu-like symptoms. Contact your doctor. Call 811 if you need connection to a medical professional.

What We're Doing

All Calgary Public Library locations, including book drops, are temporarily closed until further notice, as of March 16 at 12:01 am. Library leadership will continue to work with the City of Calgary and Alberta Health Services to track the issue and determine when it is appropriate to return to normal service levels.