Cardholder Agreement

Statement of Principles

The Drumheller Public Library respects the rights of every library cardholder and subscribes to the principles that uphold freedom of access to information.

Every person of age who has a Drumheller Public Library card has the right to borrow any circulating item and is eligible for all services offered by the Library.

The Drumheller Public Library is committed to uphold your right to have a Library card and to be given full, confidential access to available Library resources no matter what political or intellectual atmosphere prevails.

Your Responsibilities

You are responsible for all materials borrowed on your Library card.

Report the loss of your card immediately. You are responsible for all unauthorized use of your card before loss is reported.

You are responsible to ensure your account information (Name, Phone number, and Address) is kept current.

Borrowed items must be returned before opening of the next business day after the items are due. You can view a record of the status of items on your account online at, or inquire in-house at the Library.

New in Town?

If you have just moved to the Drumheller area, we will require a piece of identification with your name and a valid address within our boundaries.

Change of Address

It is important to keep your account information up to date. If you are moving, or if you have a change in other personal information, please advise the staff at the circulation counter.

Lost or Stolen Card

Protect your Library Card as you would your Credit Cards. Lost or stolen cards must be reported immediately to protect yourself if someone else tries to use your card. Anything taken out on your card is your responsibility until the card is reported missing. There is a $3.00 charge to replace a lost card.

Travelling around the Province?

By signing up for ME Libraries, you can use your library card all over Alberta. 

Use your library card to access over 10 million items from over 300 Public, University, College and Special Libraries. You must be 18 or older and have a card from a participating Alberta public library to sign up. eBooks and other electronic content are not included due to licensing restrictions. 

Forgot your card and still want to borrow items?

Please bring your Library card for every transaction in the Library, if you have forgotten it, picture identification will be required.  This is done for your protection, our card is like a credit card issued in your name.