Library Service Update

The Forestburg Public Library is temporarily closed until further notice due to COVID-19 restrictions. 

We will be closed until at least mid-January, but please feel free to continue enjoying our eContent and ordering your library materials. We will receive your library requests as soon as possible.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to email Sarah Tonowski, Library Manager, at forestburglibrary@prl.ab.ca

The Book Drop Box will be emptied regularly; please continue to use it when you are finished with your library materials.


Alberta Wide Borrowing

Did you know that your library card gives you access to materials not only at your home library, but all public libraries in Alberta? 

You can return borrowed materials to any participating library and it will be sent back to its home library at no charge.

Alberta Library Portal

Search for and request physical items (books, dvds, etc.) from any public library in Alberta and have them sent to your local library. Your library account must be in good standing to place requests. 

Need help navigating our new Interlibrary Loan platform? Read our searching tips and FAQ page or contact your local library!

ME Libraries

The ME Service allows you to borrow materials in person at any public library in Alberta using your local library card! Please note that electronic content is not available through the ME service due to licensing restrictions.

Eligibility Requirements, your local library account must be:

  • In good standing, current and less than $25 owing. 
  • An account containing a valid email address, first and last name, and a complete mailing address.
  • For a resident of a member municipality in Parkland Regional Library System
  • For an adult (minors cannot sign up online, but can visit any participating library and sign up in person when accompanied by a parent or guardian.)

ME Account Terms & Conditions 

TAL Online

Public Libraries can no longer place requests through TAL Online. However, you can still use TAL Online as a discovery tool for the holdings of Academic and Special libraries in Alberta. If you wish to request an item from a non-public library please fill our our Patron Request for Items form.

Questions? Contact us