We're Re-Opening!

Welcome back Blackfalds! We will be re-opening on June 30th, 2020. 

In our first stage of reopening, we have implemented a number of precautions for your safety. Learn more about our safety measures on our reopening page

Our hours of operation will be Tuesday to Saturday, 12:00-5:00 PM. 

Our book drop is always open for returns. Curbside pickup is available Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. 


Find us on Facebook for online programs. 


Board

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 Karyl Tobin 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 2020:

  • January 7
  • February 4
  • March 3
  • April 7 via Zoom
  • May 5 via Zoom (contact manager to receive meeting invitation)
  • June 2 via Zoom (contact manager to receive meeting invitation)
  • July 7
  • August 4
  • September 1
  • October 6
  • November 3
  • December 1

Board Members

  • Karyl Tobin (Board Chair)
  • Glyn Evans (Vice Chair)  
  • Kristel Leeks (Secretary)
  • Laura Svab (Town Council Representative)
  • Ray Olfert (Town Council Representative)
  • Vincent Wolfe 
  • Tanya Wilson
  • Pamela Handford
  • Stacey Friedrich
  • Glenda Brown

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