About Us

Sylvan Lake is a resort community with a municipal population of 14,310 people, in addition to 5 nearby summer villages, 2 rural municipalities and many seasonal residents who make up the service district. The community is very conveniently situated on a beautiful lake in Central Alberta, 15 minutes from Red Deer, a city of 100,807, and less than 2 hours from Edmonton, Calgary, and the Rocky Mountains. Sylvan Lake has 9 schools, including one built in 2016.

The Library was built in 2000 and renovated in 2014. It is a lovely and contemporary 7152 sq. foot building which includes a fireplace room, a testing room, and a public program room. The staff consists of 4 full- time and 8 part-time staff, as well as a number of volunteers. The Sylvan Lake Municipal Library is a member of the Parkland Regional Library System.

The Sylvan Lake Municipal Library is governed by a volunteer board of trustees. The SLML Board sets library policy and ensures that the library meets both the needs of the community and the requirements of provincial legislation.

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Location and Hours

Find the location and hours of Sylvan Lake Municipal Library and other Parkland libraries in the region.

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Contact Us

Get in touch with us!

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Board

Our library is governed by a municipally appointed board. Find out who's on the board and how to attend one of our public meetings.

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Guiding Principles

Vision, mission, and plan of service behind our library.

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Employment Opportunities

Summer Reading Program Coordinator Due to funding restrictions this position is open to only current and returning post-secondary school.

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ME / TAL

You can borrow material from other libraries in Alberta by signing up for ME or TAL.

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Friends of the library

FOSLL

Information on who FOSLL is and what they do.

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Volunteers

Our volunteers are amazing and we're always looking for more!

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Newsletters

We do a monthly general and children's newsletter.

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