About Us


COVID-19 Safety Plan

Last Updated 2021/02/10

As of 8 July, the Cranbrook Public Library is pleased to welcome patrons back into the building.  Our goal is to provide the very best library services we can in a safe and welcoming environment, with enhanced precautions to address the impacts of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. On this page you will find information on


Endowment Fund

Last Updated 2019/02/06

While public funding makes it possible for the Cranbrook Public Library to open its door, it thrives because people love it. Each year, people make generous donations that make it possible for the Library to acquire more collection items, enhance programs and refresh furnishings.  The Cranbrook Public Library Endowment Fund gives people an opportunity to


Contact Form

Last Updated 2015/02/19

See our library hours and contact information.


Volunteering Information

Last Updated 2019/02/22

There are a variety of volunteer opportunities at the Cranbrook Public Library.  Call Michele at 250 426 4063 to find out more.


Friends of the Library

Last Updated 2021/07/15

The Friends of the Cranbrook Public Library are committed to good fellowship, fun and service.  The results of our efforts fund extra book and other collection purchases, targeted programs and special projects designed to make Cranbrook and the library better, more dynamic partners. Here is an update on the Friends and Covid-19 Sadly, Covid-19 is


Photos of the Library

Last Updated 2013/11/04

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History of the Library

Last Updated 2019/12/03

The Long History of the Cranbrook Public Library. By Mike Selby, Community Development Librarian, Cranbrook Public Library 1920s The Cranbrook Public Library opened its doors to the public on July 4, 1925. The small collection of donated books was housed in a room over the Post Office where rent was only $5 a month. Although


Strategic Plan

Last Updated 2019/02/20

Current Strategic Plan 2019 Strategic Plan Previous Strategic Plans 2013 Strategic Plan Plan for Service 2003-2005 Final Strategic Plan 2008


Annual Reports

Last Updated 2021/04/22

The Cranbrook Public Library can open its doors primarily because of the support it receives from the City of Cranbrook, Regional District of East Kootenay and Province of BC, which in turn get the funds from the taxpayers.  The Library prepares a number of reports each year to show how these funds were spent to provide


Newsletters

Last Updated 2013/11/04

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