The mandate of the Public Library is to provide Moose Jaw and area residents of all ages with equitable access to informational, cultural, educational and recreational materials and programs to all sectors of the population. In so doing, the library enhances the quality of life in the community and serves as an addition to and extension of other educational systems to insure opportunities for individual continuous learning.
The Public Library is a branch of the Palliser Regional Library and a resource centre for the region. The library participates in the one province public library system, and as such, honours valid library cards from all other public libraries in the province. Library cards issued to Moose Jaw and area residents by the Public Library may be used at any other public library in the province.
Monday-Thursday 9:30 am – 9:00 pm
Friday & Saturday 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Sundays – 1:00 – 5:00 pm (September to May)
Sundays – Closed (June to August)
The Library closes on all Sundays which fall adjacent to a public holiday.
The outdoor book return is open 24 hours per day 7 days per week for the return of library materials. The return is located on the Athabasca Street side of the library adjacent to the drive through and under the tall black lamp standard.
The Public Library catalogue lists materials available from all of the public libraries in Saskatchewan. The catalogue can be accessed at the library or from home via an internet connected computer at www.moosejawlibrary.ca
The Public Library offers a variety of programs for children and adults. The Children’s Department offers story times for preschoolers and toddlers; a summer reading program for school age children; as well as author readings and storycrafts. The Adult Department offers a wide variety of programs such as craft demonstrations, informational sessions on health issues and gardening, plus author readings.
Tours of the library can be arranged for classes and small groups of all ages. Call 692-2787 to arrange a tour. Staff are also available to visit your group or organization to provide information about library programs and services.
For more information about the programs and services offered by the Moose Jaw Public Library please visit their website at www.moosejawlibrary.ca