Guiding Principles


Parkland Regional Library is a leader in assisting its member libraries to achieve excellence in service.


Parkland Regional Library supports its members through cooperation, innovation, and service:

      • providing human and material support services as needed by the libraries,
      • acting as a focus for leadership and library advocacy,
      • being effectively and efficiently governed and financially sustainable.

Strategic Priorities

Headquarters activities and initiatives are guided by our Strategic Plan.  Priorities identified in the plan include:

  • Libraries will have a strong and supportive relationship with local and provincial governments that recognize the value of public libraries and prioritize public library service.
  • Municipalities will have sustainable and effective library service.
  • Parkland Regional Library member municipalities will have an effective and responsive system board.
  • Parkland residents will have a greater awareness of the public library and regard public libraries as an essential part of their communities.

Interested in learning more about Parkland Regional Library? Link to our Policies and Bylaws below:

Governance Policies

Board Director Relationship

Director's Parameters


Appendix I - Finance Reimbursement Schedule 

Appendix II

Appendix III