Grande Prairie Public Library - discover the possibilities
How Do I?
Parents / Teachers
Welcome to our new page dedicated to assisting you in helping your children or students! Come visit us and relax in the Parent Lounge area. Check out our Toy Library and extensive book kit collection.
Need assistance keeping up with the kids doing computer work? Visit our online tutorials! Call (780) 357-7455 for a free one-hour session on computer and Internet training.
The Library has something to offer for children of all ages. The Children’s Library has board books, picture books, beginner readers, chapter books, information books, software, musical and instructional cds, dvds, magazines, talking books and a Toy Lending Library. Please view the Toy Lending Library page for more information.
Throughout the year we offer literacy based programs for preschoolers. Most programs are drop in. Programs and times are listed on our webpage, in our newsletter In Touch, Community Connections and posted in the Library.
If you are looking for parenting information, the Library has a comprehensive collection of parenting materials in print and DVD located on the main level.
The Library is here to serve you and your students. Come visit us at the Library or online. We have many resources that will enhance the learning experience.
We have a Children’s Library located on the second floor and a young adult area on the main floor. Each area has an extensive fiction and non-fiction section as well as large multimedia collections. Do you have a book club in your school? Are you looking for recommended reads for you students? Try these booklists for grades K to 3, 4 to 6 and 7 to 8. Use the website to place holds for these exciting titles!
We have a comprehensive print non-fiction section for homework help. If students prefer to work online please look at the selection of online research tools.
Watch our printed publication In Touch for author visits and information about our annual Clem and Muriel Collins Writing Contest.
Sites We Recommend
Alberta Education: Tips for Safe Internet Use
The Canadian Children's Book Centre (CCBC) is a national, not-for-profit organization, dedicated to encouraging, promoting and supporting the reading, writing, illustrating and publishing of Canadian books for young readers.
International Children's Digital Library