*Due to COVID related health restrictions, you can now request a card online and pick it up during open hours or via curbside. Please bring a piece of photo ID when you come to pick up your card.*
Become a member of the Drumheller Public Library and enjoy all the benefits of membership. As a cardholder, you can check out materials from the Drumheller Public Library and use our online catalogue, where you can request materials from other member libraries, renew current loans, and check your account online. Cardholders also have access to a wide variety of digital resources.
To get a library card, bring ID showing your legal name and current address to the Library and fill in a registration card. Library cards are free to anyone living in or around Drumheller. If you're just visiting Drumheller and already have a library card from another Alberta library, you can register it for use at the Drumheller Library at ME Libraries.
The Regional Automation Consortium (TRACpac)
The TRACpac catalogue contains materials housed in 170+ libraries within the Marigold Library System, the Yellowhead Library System, the Northern Lights Library System, and the Peace Library System. Please search here first.
Search for and place holds on materials from any participating Alberta Public or Academic Library with the Relais D2D Inter-Library Loan service. Just log in with your library card barcode and password (set up as the last 4 digits of your phone number).
To place a hold on a library item, log in on TRACpac with your Library card number and password (usually the last four digits of your phone number).
You may place up to 25 holds at one time. Books are held for 1 week once received at the Drumheller Public Library and then sent back if not picked up. Please remember to suspend holds before going on vacation. You will keep your place in line, and ensure you're home when your items arrive!
Most library materials can be renewed unless:
There are 3 ways to renew your Library items:
1) You can access the Library catalogue online by visiting TRACpac:
2) Call the Library (403-823-1371) to renew items. You will need your library barcode number to confirm your account.
3) Take the items you wish to renew and your card to the counter at the Library and ask a staff member for help.
Books, Audiobooks, Magazines*, and Musical Instruments
DVDs, Blu-rays, and Maker Kits
*Magazines (Current issues)
Not available for loan
Please Note: If your items are successfully renewed, the regular check out period (usually 7 or 21 days) will be added to your loan from the day you request the renewal. For example, if your book is due on November 14th, but you renew it early, on November 7th, your new due date will be November 28 (November 7 plus 21 days).
You can view your fines online at TRACpac by logging into your account using your card number and password or by contacting the Library at 403-823-1371.
We can only accept payments by cash or cheque.
We're always happy to hear about great things we've missed! Click here to suggest materials for us to purchase, and we'll look into the request.
*Due to COVID related health restrictions and limited storage space, we are currently unable to accept certain types of donated materials (books, DVDs, etc.).*
Thank you for thinking of us! All donations of books and other items must be made at the front desk. Staff will determine whether the materials you would like to donate meet library needs at this time. At the discretion of library staff, donated materials may be added to our collection, given to other libraries or sold in our book sales.
We Do Not Accept:
Donations of Money, Equipment, Furnishings, Art, Magazine Subscriptions, etc.
Donations of Money
Donations of Equipment, Furnishings, Art, etc.
Donations of Magazine Subscriptions (Adopt-a-Subscription)
Marigold allows Drumheller Library members access to many different online eBook and audiobook resources. Most of these resources require that you download their app and log in using your library card number and password.
OverDrive/Libby - eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, comics
Hoopla - eBooks, audiobooks, music, movies, comics
Cloud Library - eBooks, audiobooks
Cantook Station (Read Alberta Books) - eBooks published in Alberta
TumbleBook Library - online collection of animated, talking picture books for kids
Marigold provides instructional brochures and video tutorials for these and many more digital resources. Feel free to ask us any questions you may have regarding digital resources, or set up a tech tutoring appointment to help you set up your accounts or for more in depth tutorials.