Library Information

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

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

Board Meeting Minutes

Last Updated 2021/11/01

In 2021, the Cranbrook Public Library Board holds its regularly scheduled meetings at 7 pm on the third Wednesday of each month except in July, August and December. 2021 Board Meeting Minutes January 2021 Minutes February 2021 Minutes March 2021 Minutes April 2021 Minutes May 2021 Minutes June 2021 Minutes September 2021 Minutes October 2021

Board Members

Last Updated 2021/11/01

Board Applicant Package 2021 Cranbrook Public Library Board of Trustees Alyssa Panning Trustee Tasy Strouzas Trustee Cindy Weltz RDEK Area C Representative  

Contact Us

Last Updated 2021/10/16

Location Cranbrook Public Library 1212 2nd Street North Cranbrook, BC V1C 4T6 Phone: 250.426.4063 Fax: 250.426.2098 Email: or you can use our Contact Form. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to get important updates, see upcoming events, enter awesome contests, and much more!    Hours of Operation The facility is open to the public with