Explore Jasper National Park Alberta, Canada - library

By: Explore Jasper  09-12-2011

Community Access Program

The Jasper Municipal Library is a Community Access Program (CAP) site.
The Community Access Program is a government of Canada initiative,
administered by Industry Canada that aims to provide Canadians with
affordable public access to the Internet and skills they need to use it


Library membership costs $15 per person. Senior citizens and children up
to the age of 18 years whose main residence is Jasper receive free

Loan Periods and Overdues

The loan period is three weeks, excluding movies and periodicals which
are loaned one week. Fines accrue at 10 cents per day to a maximum of $5
for print materials and $1 per day to a maximum of $10 for movies.

Internet Access and Equipment

We have a total of six computers for internet.
Library members receive up to thirty minutes free Internet access, or one
hour of Wireless access daily (subject to availability). Non members are
charged $2.50 for thirty minutes for internet access with our computers or
$2.50 for one hour of wireless use.

The library also has one dedicated word processor, a B&W laser printer,
color laser printer, a scanner, DVD and cd burners.

Other equipment available: a photocopier, fax machine small laminator
and a slide projector.

Library Programs

Children's Story time - runs October through May.
Saturday at 1:30 pm

Please check with the library for information on children's French story
time and Parent Link preschool story time.

Summer Reading Program - July & August

Shut-in Service - For those unable to visit the library.

Internet tutorials - Available by request. Ask staff for details.

Online Library Catalogue

The Jasper Library belongs to a consortium of four regional library systems
with approximately 1.5 million titles in a central database. Patrons use
this site to place orders for titles and to check and renew titles they have
out. Our staff will be happy to show you how to use this website.

Online Databases

The Jasper Library has access to thousands of magazine articles and
reference databases. Please ask staff for help in accessing these.

The Alberta Library

Members of the Jasper Library may use their library card to borrow books
from any of the participating public and academic libraries in Alberta
online or in person.

"Ask a question"

The Jasper Library participates in this online reference source, a
collaborative reference site by Alberta's Librarians to provide patrons
answers to any question asked.

Brief history of the library

The Jasper Municipal Library occupies a building, which was constructed
in 1926 as the Jasper Sub/District Headquarters of the Royal Canadian
Mounted Police. The library located to this building in 1975 when the
RCMP moved to a new larger and more modern building. The library has
done extensive renovation to the interior of the building, but has tried
to maintain the charm and quaintness of the original building.

Jasper Municipal Library
Box 1170
Jasper, AB
T0E 1E0
Phone (780) 852-3652
Fax (780) 852-5841

The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

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