PRL Collections

Parkland Regional Library lends rotating collections of audio books and large print books to member libraries, as well as equipment and promotional display items. Click on the links below for more info.

Book all items except large print and audiobooks in Horizon using the Advance Booking instructions.

 

Audio Books

This collection consists of audiobooks in both regular CD format and MP3 CDs, mostly unabridged, in both fiction and non-fiction. Libraries may specify preferred formats, reading interests, and reading level (adult, juvenile, YA). Each block consists of 20 - 25 items. Items in this collection can be searched for and requested in the PRL catalogue. Read this explanation of audio formats available.
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Current Travelling Display: Read Alberta Books 

Member public libraries can borrow a travelling display from Parkland for up to 3 weeks. Go here for more information about the display, or book it through Horizon (see the Advance Booking instructions).

Large Print Books

This collection consists of contemporary non-fiction and fiction titles in the following genres: Christian, classic, general, mystery, romance, and western. Libraries may specify preferred format (hardcover or paperback), genres, reading interests (e.g. cozy mystery, suspense, war, fantasy, etc.) and reading level (adult, juvenile, YA). Each block consists of 25 books. Items in this collection can be searched for and requested in the PRL catalogue.
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Reference

Parkland maintains a small collection of specialty reference material, such as building codes, local history books, and library management materials. All items are in the Parkland catalogue and requestable by library staff and patrons.