Library Membership Benefits

Chinook Arch Regional Library System provides library services to its 32 member libraries and their cardholders. Some of the benefits available to cardholders are:

  • Browsing over 1,000,000 items in the shared online catalogue
  • Borrowing books from and returning them to any member library
  • Accessing more than 250 Alberta libraries for free with The Alberta Library Card
  • Using TAL Online to search and borrow items from libraries across Alberta
  • Ordering books through worldwide interlibrary loans
  • Borrowing videos, audio-, and large print books that rotate through your library
  • Receiving CNIB materials if you are visually impaired
  • Using the Library to You (L2U) program if you are homebound
  • Participating in the Children's Summer Reading Program
  • Using library computers and wireless Internet
  • Downloading ebooks and eaudiobooks from our various collections
  • Accessing databases and online tutorials
  • Reading a magazine or newspaper online