Loans from Other Libraries

We don't have room for everything on our shelves but that shouldn't stop you from finding what you want! Use your Mayerthorpe Public Library card to access millions of items from all over Alberta and beyond.

Visit Another Library

Want to visit another Alberta library in-person to borrow items? Register your card in under a minute before you check your books out with Me Libraries.

Place Holds

First try searching in TRAC (our consortium). You can search right on the homepage of our website or directly in the TRACpac catalog. simply click Request to begin the process of placing a hold. Download the TRACpac app from the google play or the app-store to place holds anytime, anywhere. Choose to have your hold delivered to Mayerthorpe Public Library (or any other convenient library) and you will receive a notification when your hold is ready for pickup.

Didn't find what you were looking for? Try an Interlibrary Loan (ILL). Relais is the new way to place Interlibrary Loans (ILL) in Alberta, brought to you by the Alberta Public Library Services Branch (PLSB). To access Relais, just go to Alberta Relais and select Yellowhead Regional Library as your location.

If you are new to provincial ILL, watch our short video below to get all the information you will need on how to place holds through Relais.

National Network for Equitable Library Service

The National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS) is a repository of content owned and sustained by Canadian public libraries, working with international partners, libraries, readers, and publishers (particularly Canadian ones) to make copies of books in accessible formats available to readers in Canada who have print disabilities.  For more information, visit NNELS.

Centre for Equitable Library Access

CELA is a national not-for-profit organization run by public libraries for public libraries.  Our collections and services are available to patrons with print disabilities who are members of a public library funded to receive our services, either by their province/territory or through a local library subscription.  Eligible patrons of CELA member libraries have access to more than 300,000 items in accessible formats including audio, braille, and electronic text.  More than 600 public library systems across Canada are currently members of CELA.  For more information, visit CELA.

Still not sure how to get your item(s)? Contact us!