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There are lots of titles to discover on the shelf

Need help finding your next great read?

Let us find your perfect match. With Build a Book Bag, we’ll help you discover titles you'll want to read — no browsing the stacks required.

Getting started is easy. Fill out the short online form to let us know your reading preferences and how many books you’d like (up to four), and our knowledgeable staff will hand-pick titles for a custom book bag based on your personal interests. You will receive a phone call when your book bag is ready for curbside pickup at your preferred location.

Your new favourite book may only be a click away.

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Access resources from other Alberta libraries

Relais allows you to request titles from across the province, or you can apply for a TAL card or ME card to borrow items in-person at libraries across Alberta.

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eContent for Libraries

Major multinational publishers are placing restrictions on digital titles, and public libraries face excessively high prices and restrictive purchasing models for both digital audiobooks and eBooks. Libraries lend digital copies just like physical books — on a one-to-one basis — but the cost for digital copies is exponentially higher. This means you may find yourself waiting a very long time to borrow digital titles.

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Book Clubs in a Bag make organizing your next read easy.

Each bag contains 10 copies of a title, sample discussion questions, information on how to read a book for discussion, and how to lead a discussion. The loan period is six weeks, and you can have two bags out at a time.

Please return the bag with all items to a staff member when finished; the bags do not fit in the book return chute.

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