Welcome to Shortgrass Library System

Our Mandate

Shortgrass Mission Statement:

"Shortgrass Library System provides quality library support services to member municipalities and partners."

Shortgrass Library System is one of seven Regional Library Systems in the Province of Alberta. Shortgrass Library System is a service-oriented, non-profit organization and is registered as a charitable organization with the Canada Revenue Agency.

Shortgrass provides Integrated Library System (ILS) services and other technical services to regional public libraries in Southeast Alberta as well as school-based libraries belonging to Medicine Hat School District No.76 and the Prairie Rose School Division #8

Shortgrass Library System activities and initiatives are guided by our Plan of Service.