Library Services

Bashaw Library

Offers a variety of library services to the community.

Service provides:

  • materials lending
  • wireless internet available on public access computers or personal device
  • Alberta Wide Borrowing (ME Libraries) - library members can register with non-Parkland public libraries across the province to easily borrow physical items (not eContent) using their Parkland Regional Library System card; borrowed materials can be returned to any public library as well
  • interlibrary loans - borrow print and audio books, movies, music CDs, game discs, and journal and newspaper articles from libraries across the province
  • borrowing books by mail - clients who live remotely, are homebound, or have mobility issues can request library materials be delivered to their mailbox by Canada Post
  • photocopying / printing
  • reading / material suggestions and research help
  • alternate formats for print disabilities - large print books, audio books on discs or in digital format (direct to device or computer), braille books, described video and equipment (DAISY readers); can also help register for services through the National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS) or the Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA)
  • outreach and homebound delivery - for those unable to visit the library in person, volunteers will deliver materials to a home or care facility
  • exam invigilation (proctoring) - offers a quiet space and exam supervisor
  • tools and equipment - Parkland Regional libraries lend many non-book materials such as eReaders, pedometers, radon screening kits, power monitors, and DAISY book readers; also have snowshoes, an electronic keyboard, sewing machines and sewing supplies, outdoor games such as bocce ball, and Duplo Lego
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • library members 
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • drop in, visit website, or contact for library membership information
  • contact or visit website to request interlibrary loans
  • book a time with staff for exam proctoring prior to exam arrival to make sure library can accommodate
  • contact for tools and equipment available for rental

Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

There may be a waiting period for some items or services. 

Web Site
Fee: Yes,

There may be fees for some services. Contact for details. 

Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: Yes,

Annual Family $10.00
Annual Adults / Seniors $5.00
Annual Students / Youth $3.00
Annual Children $2.00

Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: No -
Last Verified On
February 28, 2023
5020 52 Street
Bashaw, AB, T0B 0H0
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Hours of Operation
11:00 AM to 05:00 PM
01:30 PM to 07:00 PM
10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
10:00 AM to 04:30 PM

Closed 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM on Fridays.