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.

The Book Truck

Your Library on wheels

What’s a Book Truck?

The Book Truck is a mobile public library that brings books, movies, programs, and Library services to the community and gets people of all ages excited about reading.

As a precaution to help limit the spread of COVID-19 and support the City's efforts to promote social distancing, the Library is increasing its response, including cancelling all outreach programs. Please check calgarylibrary.ca/covid-19 for regular updates.

Location features needed for Book Truck visits:

  • Reserved parking for the Book Truck

  • A safe way for people to approach the vehicle

  • Parking for patrons arriving by vehicle

  • An electrical outlet

  • Can accommodate the Book Truck parked for two to three hours on a weekly or bi-weekly basis