Library Closure

Effective immediately, Blackfalds Public Library is CLOSED until further notice. 

You can access our digital resources with your library card by visiting our eLibrary. Checked out items can be renewed online by logging into your account using your library card barcode and pin. 

Don't have a library card? Register online!

Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time. 


Blackfalds Public Library is governed by appointed trustees from the town of Blackfalds. Library board meetings are open to the public. Our current board chair is Glyn Evans and our library manager is Carley Binder.

Blackfalds Public Library has a Board of Trustees, which under the Libraries Act of Alberta is an autonomous legal entity responsible for the following:

  • Establishing the purpose of the library through the development of framework, governance and operational policies, and goals and objectives
  • Setting and monitoring the rate at which the library fulfills its purpose
  • Setting policy and keeping records which will provide continuity through changes in board memberships, staff and conditions.
  • Creating an identity for and awareness of the library in the community.

In accordance with the Libraries Act (Alberta), Trustees for the Blackfalds Public Library Board are appointed by the Council of the Town of Blackfalds for a three year term. Trustees may also be re-appointed in accordance with the Libraries Act. If you are interested in serving as a Trustee,contact us to obtain more information. 

Meetings and Minutes

Board Meetings are open to the public and are held in the Library at 6:30 PM on the first Tuesday of every month.

Board Meetings 2019:

  • January 3
  • February 5
  • March 5
  • April 2
  • May 7
  • June 4
  • September 3
  • October 1
  • November 5
  • December 3

Board Members

  • Glyn Evans (Board Chair)
  • Denise Sumner 
  • Lynda Olson (Secretary)
  • Jamie Hoover (Town Council Representative)
  • Ray Olfert (Town Council Representative)
  • Stephen Hodgkins (Vice Chair)
  • Karyl Tobin 
  • Tanya Wilson
  • Stacey Friedrich
  • Kristel Leeks

Contact Information

If you wish to contact the Blackfalds Public Library Board they may be reached at:
Mailing Address:
Box 70
Blackfalds AB T0M 0J0

Phone: 403.885.2343