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A Christmas Carol – Keyano Theatre Company
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Theatre Alberta’s script library has more than 23,000 titles of playscripts, musicals, periodicals, and reference materials. You may search for plays in our collection using our Online Catalogue, The Library Indexes, or by visiting our library.

Book borrowing privileges are reserved for Theatre Alberta members. Theatre Alberta Members in search of plays beyond the scope of our collection have access to additional resource collections. Not yet a member? Join Theatre Alberta today! 

11th ANNUAL THEATRE ALBERTA GIFT-A-PLAY

The 11th Annual Gift-A-Play in support of the Theatre Alberta Library is about to kick off on Tuesday November 29. We have 38 All-Canadian titles on our Library wish list and we are looking for you to contribute into putting some gifts under our tree!! We offer our sincere gratitude for your generosity, and can’t wait to get these books onto our shelves!

OUR GIFT-A-PLAY WISH LIST!

Contact & Hours

THE LIBRARY IS OPEN!

We are now open for winter hours, which are 10 am to 3pm, Tuesday to Saturday. On Saturdays, enter the building through the back door and sign in with security. Use the closest elevator and come to the 3rd floor – the library is right beside the elevator!

NEW!
We are available for Monday and Tuesday evening appointments – from 5-8 pm. So if you’d like to come to the library on a Monday or Tuesday night, contact the librarian (or phone: 780-422-8162) at least a week in advance, please and we will be here for you to come in.

Other Theatre Alberta staff are still transitioning into working at the office, so if you want to reach anyone in particular, please continue to reach out via email.

We will continue to circulate Library items via Canada Post for all Theatre Alberta members. Browse the catalog online, reserve some books, and we’ll send them out to you! And please don’t forget to check out the amazing Drama Online databases available to all members!

If you’d like to contact the Library please email library@theatrealberta.com or leave us a message at 780-422-8162

New!

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Library Lending Policy

  • Book Limit: 10 items
  • Loan period: 28 days

Postal Service

Theatre Alberta will mail items to those members residing anywhere in Canada. Mailing and return postage is free to members.

Overdues and Fines / Lost Items

Late fees on overdue items will no longer be charged after September 1st, 2020, and all previous fines will be waived, as long as you are current member of Theatre Alberta.

When you take out books, you may renew them up to five times, unless an item that you have taken out has been requested by another member. If a member has requested an item that you currently have out, you will not be able to renew the item. Renewals of checked out items still need to be made by members through their online accounts or by the librarian.

If you have not returned the item after the fifth renewal, your Theatre Alberta membership will be suspended until the book is returned or replaced. A book may be replaced by paying a $25.00 replacement fee, or by providing a clean copy of a published script for the library collection. Please contact the librarian: librarian@theatrealberta.com should you wish to provide a script.

Your Account

By logging into your account, you can:

  • see what you have checked out and when items are due
  • reserve or renew items
  • look up fines information
  • create and save your own book lists
  • save your search histories to use again
  • keep a list of items you have checked out
  • submit new contact information
  • suggest a play title to be added to the library

Group memberships: The two contacts specified on your membership may borrow items from the library. Written authorization is required to change contact information.

Reserves

Available by phone, e-mail, or online through your Library Account.

Renewals

Available by phone, email, in person, or online through your library account. Usually items can be renewed as long as no other member has placed a reserve on the item. Items CANNOT be renewed through your library account once their due date is past – if this is the case, please contact the librarian

Suggest a Script

Members may add to the library wish list by using the ‘your purchase suggestions’ button when signed into their library account.

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Library

Children’s Literature on Stage

Adaptations of: Stuart Little; Wind in the Willows; Getting Near to Baby; Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry; Charlotte’s Web; Hanna’s Suitcase; Treasure Island; The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe; The Neverending Story; The Velveteen Rabbit; The Bridge to Terabithia; Little Women; Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing; The Cay; and the Adventures of Robin Hood are all available at the Theatre Alberta Library.

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