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.

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.

Visit your local library to sign up for a library card, or sign up for an eCard online!

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

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

  • Memberships need to be renewed annually.
  • To renew your membership just call, email, or stop in.

Lending Periods

  • Books, toys, audiobooks and music: loaned for 3 weeks
  • DVDs and Blu-Rays: 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 video-games: $0.25 per item, per day
  • DVDs: $1.00 per item, per day