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If you do not have a library account, email

Manage your library account online!  Renew items, place holds, and make interlibrary loan requests.

Use the Library Catalogue to find:

  • Books
  • Periodicals
  • Recordings (CDs, LPs)
  • Music Scores
  • Videos (DVDs & VHS)
  • Artists’ Books (in-Library use only)
  • E-Resources (see Digital Resources)

Renew your items online

Login to Our Catalogue

  • Click on Sign In in the upper right-hand corner
  • Your login is the barcode under your photo on your Banff Centre card or the barcode on your library card.
  • Click on My Account
  • Click the renew button next to the items you wish to renew.
  • Please contact the library at if your items do not renew

Request a Library item through the catalogue

You can place a request for an item through our online system.

  • Go to our catalogue:
  • Sign in with your barcode and password
  • Once logged in search for the title you are seeking.
  • Click Place Hold
  • You can review your pending requests in the MY ACCOUNT link located in the upper right-hand corner of the screen.
  • You will receive an email when you requested item arrives back at the library.
  • It is not our policy to recall items that are checked out; however, a library staff member may be able to assist you in getting access to the needed item.

Request an InterLibrary Loan

Navigate to our catalogue: 

  • Search for items not held by this library.
  • When you find an item that you would like to have brought in from another library, click on "Request Item Through Interlibrary Loan".
  • Borrowers are limited to ten current interlibrary loans. 
  • If you are having trouble navigating the site, contact the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) staff: 
  • Please keep in mind that, on average, inter-library loans arrive between one and two weeks after the date of request.
  • Items may not always be available.

The Paul D. Fleck Library & Archives is located in the Kinnear Centre for Creativity and Innovation (KCCI), 2nd floor

Library Hours 

We are delighted to offer the following services for Banff Centre Participants, Artists, Faculty and Staff:

  • Open hours:
    • Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Tue: Closed/by appointment
    • Sat & Sun: Closed 
  • Library accounts
  • Curbside pickup of library materials
  • Library tours and browsing the collection, by appointment
  • Research assistance, by appointment

The library is closed to the general public

For more information or assistance, please contact us:
Tel: 403.762.6265
Fax: 403.762.6266
Tel: 403-762-6440
Fax: 403-762-6266

107 Tunnel Mountain Drive
Box 1020, Stn. 43
Banff, Alberta
T1L 1H5 Canada

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