Meet Calgary Public Library’s "library on wheels": The Book Truck!
The Book Truck is a mobile public library that brings books, movies, and many of our services to the community and gets people of all ages excited about reading and books.
The Book Truck stops at regularly scheduled locations where community members can come aboard and:
- register for a free Library card
- browse and borrow from our collection of 1,500 books and movies
- return Library items
- attend children’s programs (seasonal)
- sit and read outside at our pop-up reading lounge (seasonal)
Locations with the following features may be candidates for Book Truck service:
- reserved parking for The Book Truck
- regularly scheduled weekly or biweekly stops (2-3 hours per stop)
- a safe way for pedestrians, cyclists, motorists, etc. to approach the vehicle
- parking for patrons arriving by vehicle
- and an electrical outlet
Scheduled Community Stops