School Libraries

Parkland Regional Library Service
Thirty-two central Alberta schools contract with Parkland Regional Library for cost-effective library service. The following documents are provided to explain and describe current services:

Use the School Library Information Update form to update your information every September.
The same form can be used to notify Parkland of changes that occur during the school year.

If you have a new library manager, contact (Susan Grieshaber-Otto), Manager of Consulting Services, to arrange for orientation and training.

Shipping and Requesting Books
On the Shipping and Ordering page, you will find:

  • The Resource Sharing Manual for Schools, which explains processes and procedures for borrowing and lending material between public and school libraries within Parkland
  • Transit labels and transit flags to use for labelling bags and books to be shipped on the van
  • A link to Parkland's van schedule.

Borrow Books from Other Libraries
Schools contracting for library service may borrow individual titles or a number of titles on a particular subject from the public libraries within the Parkland system:

  • Request specific titles now using the Title Request form.
  • Request a selection of titles on a particular subject for students using the Subject Request form.

PRL Professional Development Opportunities
Parkland Regional Library hosts a variety of professional development opportunities each year. Watch for announncements of upcoming events. View slides and handouts from past events on the Workshops and Training page.

Additional Information