The Banff Public Library offers:
GET A LIBRARY CARD
Library cards are FREE to all residents of Banff and ID#9. To obtain a library
card, please present a piece of picture identification and proof of residency.
Residents of Canmore may obtain a guest membership for an annual fee of
$12.00. Non-Residents may obtain a membership for a non-refundable annual
fee of $60.00.
Please bring your library card with you every time you visit the library.
Your card permits you to borrow books, magazines, compact discs, videos,
DVDs, and audiotapes. You do not need a library card to attend library programmes,
use the Internet, or use materials within the library.
Up to 25 items may be borrowed for three weeks; DVDs and videos may be borrowed
for one week .
All material may be returned to either the Banff or Canmore library from
mid-September to mid-June. From mid-June until mid-September, please
return all materials to the Banff Library only. A 24-hour outside book
deposit is available for returns. Please return DVDs, videos and compact
discs to the library desk.
The library encourages the return of library materials on time so that they
may be available for others to borrow. Fines are by donation.
You may renew online
, in person, or by phone at
762-2661 items which are not on hold for someone else. In special circumstances,
an extended loan period may be granted at the time material is borrowed.
Please ask staff.
Interlibrary Loan Service
If the library does not have a book that you are looking for, please let library
staff know. We will either purchase the book for the collection or borrow
it from another library. Requests for books can be made in person, by phone
or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Library materials may be reserved in person, by phone, fax or e-mail. You
will be notified when the item is available.
The Library offers FREE Internet and wireless access on a first
come, first served basis. Black and white printing is available from the
public internet stations.
HOMEBOUND DELIVERY SERVICES
If you are unable to come to the library due to illness or lack of transportation,
library staff will happily deliver books, videos, DVDs, audiobooks and other
library materials right to your door. Please call the library to make arrangements
for this FREE service.
EXHIBIT SPACE FOR LOCAL ARTISTS
The library’s gallery space is available for local emerging
artists/photographers to display their art or photography free of charge. Contact the library
to inquire about booking the space for a show.
The library’s conference room is available for meeting use by community
groups during library hours. The maximum capacity is 20 people. There is
no charge to use the conference room for not-for-profit groups. For-profit
groups are charged a $50/day rental fee. All groups using the room are responsible
for clean up and tidying of the room. Contact the
to inquire about bookings.
BOW VALLEY LEARNING COUNCIL
Bow Valley Learning Council is comprised of 23 BVLC member
agencies committed to the philosophy of lifelong learning. The
council aim is to provide a variety of efficient credit and non-credit
classes and experiences for adult residents of the Bow Valley.
Follow the link to find out more!