Library Operations and Policies
Library Operations and Planning
- Download the Orientation Booklet for New Library Managers here (updated April 2023)
- View the Library Partners and Their Roles powerpoint
Documents to assist with library operations and planning can be found below:
Please use this form to collect patron information when registering a TRAC Membership Card.
Policies and Legislation
There are many acts, regulations, and policies that are relevant to public libraries in Alberta. Many are also relevant to school libraries (such as copyright legislation and employment standards). Please find links to relevant legislation and other related resources below.
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP):
- FOIP Act
- FOIP Regulation
- Basic FOIP Information for PLS Libraries - Resources and Training (Updated February 22, 2021)
Safety and Security for Rural Libraries
Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Working Alone Requirements Alberta
Working Alone Safely Guide by the Government of Alberta
Public Services Health and Safety Association