Cochrane Public Library members can access the library's various programs and services. Members also have access to thousands of library materials from across the province using our interlibrary loan system.
To get a library card, members of the public will need to come to the library and complete the registration form. Photo ID and valid proof of address is required at the time of registration. Examples include:
- driver's license
- rental agreement
- utility statement
We serve residents living within the City limits of Cochrane and Rocky View County taxpayers that include Elbow Valley, Springbank, Bearspaw, Bragg Creek, Waiparous, and Redwood Meadows.
As of January 11, 2023, Cochrane Public Library cards are FREE!
Adult/Family card required for all equipment checkouts with the exception of board games and puzzles.
Child/Youth card (0-17) require a parent/guardian signature to sign up for a card
Please view our eResources page to access digital content.
The Library will call you right away if you forgot to return a particular item.
Do not repair books with tape as the acid is bad for books. We have staff on hand that take care of mending of materials. Please inform staff of the damage to an item so we can assess it. If the Item is beyond repair or lost, replacement charges will apply.
No. In accordance with the Cochrane Public Library's Code of Conduct, all children under the age of 12 must have an adult in the building with them at all times.
Contact library staff at 403-932-4353