Parkland Regional Library Survey

Do you use eBooks, Audiobooks, Large Print Books or Daisy format books? We want to hear from you! 

Please take the PRL Reader Survey- your feedback will be used when buying new materials. 

Board

Forestburg Public Library is governed by appointed trustees from the municipality of Forestburg. Library board meetings are open to the public and happen once a month, except in July and August, on the 2nd Thursday at 7 PM. Our current board chair is Kristy Jackson and our library manager is Kristin Kells.

Board Members

  • Kristy Jackson (Chair)
  • Jean Brennan (Secretary)
  • Ingrid Badry (Treasurer)
  • Dave Tibble (Vice -Chair)
  • Alexis Ponto (Trustee)
  • Gaye Montpetit (Trustee)

Friends of the Forestburg Public Library

The Friends of the Library supports the library by promoting the library and conducting fundraising projects.

Meetings are held three times per year in conjunction with Library Board meetings, in the months of February, June and October.  If you would like to join the group, contact Marion Riise, Friends of the Library President, or Kristin Kells, Library Manager. 

Activities include:

  • Canvasing for and helping to set up for the annual Red Serge Ball
  • Hosting an annual knit-a-thon in April where an afghan is created
  • Holding a raffle of the knit-a-thon afghan and kids' Christmas books in the Christmas season
  • Partnering with Golden Prairie 4-H to conduct a bottle drive in the Spring
  • Having a table in the Christmas Market in November
  • Working a casino in Red Deer approximately every 3 years
  • Allocating the funds raised to various library projects