Welcome to Shortgrass Library System
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Shortgrass Library System provides a number of multilingual resources that are available with your library card. Click on the below tabs to learn more about accessing these resources.
A limited number of books in languages other than English are available from Shortgrass member libraries. To find these books:
With your library card, you can request to borrow books from libraries across Alberta!
Edmonton Public Library has an extensive World Languages collection, which makes it a good place to start. Follow Steps 1-3 below to view their books. If you already know what you are searching for, you can skip straight to Step 4.
Digital books, audiobooks, and magazines are available in multiple languages via the Libby / Overdrive app.
ON YOUR PHONE/TABLET
ON YOUR COMPUTER
The PressReader resource gives you access to thousands of newspapers, from over 100 countries and in 60 languages.
The easiest way to search is using the app (instructions below), but you can also access the resource on a computer by visiting Shortgrass.ca/PressReader.