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Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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New to Canada

Settlement Services

Settlement Services are available in the Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Get information and referrals on:

  • life in Canada
  • improving English/French language skills
  • education and training
  • employment and job search
  • housing & transportation
  • finances
  • recreation and social services
  • legal services
  • citizenship and immigration. 

For more information ask for Margarita at the 2nd Floor Information Desk or call 780-459-1682.


By coming to Canada and taking this important step towards citizenship you help in writing the continuing story of our country.

The book, Discover Canada: The Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship will help you in preparing for your citizenship test. You can borrow it from the library or read it online.

Click here to take a practice quiz with questions specific to our province, Alberta.

For additional information on becoming a Canadian citizen and useful local information, please follow the links provided below:

Canadian Heritage Citizenship and Immigration
Alberta Facts, Flag and Symbols City of St. Albert

More Resources at the Library



PressReader Library card required

Read more than 2,200 newspapers from 97 countries and in 54 languages. Includes 50 Canadian newspapers. Also includes emagazines. Show me how


French Collection

Our French Collection boasts items on various formats for children, teens and adults.

Browse the 400`s in Adult Non-Fiction

In our Languages section (400- 499.9 Adult Non-Fiction) you will find excellent resources that include ESL teacher’s preferred textbooks, essential TOEFL preparation materials and self directed learning kits for numerous languages.

Multilingual Book Collection

Access books in Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Polish and more.  Looking for a particular language?  Ask at the 2nd floor information desk or give us a call 780-459-1682. 

Learning English with the CBC

Learning English with the CBC allows you to listen to actual CBC news broadcasts and then quiz yourself with questions based on the news event. An English as a Second Language (ESL) instructor has prepared all of the test lessons.


Watch this video about services and resources offered by the Library for those new to St. Albert, to the Province and to Canada.

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