Chinook Arch Regional Library System card holders have access to nearly 1,000,000 physical items, over 30,000 downloadable ebooks, audiobooks, and movies, 20,000 digital magazines and newspapers, online courses and research databases, and the RISE Videoconferencing Network.

Items at any library in the system can be delivered to your local library by placing a hold. Items borrowed at one library can be returned at any Chinook Arch member library.

Crowsnest Community Library – Membership Rates, Borrowing Policies, and Fine Rates

Library memberships are free for residents of the Municipality of Crowsnest Pass

Lending Periods

  • Books, toys, audiobooks and CDs: loaned for 3 weeks
  • DVDs and videotapes: loaned for 7 days

Charges for Overdue Items

  • Children’s books, audio materials, and magazines: $0.10 per item, per day
  • Adult’s books, audio materials, magazines, and videogames: $0.25 per item, per day
  • DVDs: $1.00 per item, per day