Welcome to Shortgrass Library System

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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 many services to public libraries in Southeast Alberta, including: Integrated Library System, centralized ordering/cataloguing/processing, IT infrastructure & support, consultation, programming kits, interlibrary courier system, and much more.

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