Libraries support literacy and lifelong learning for Saskatchewan residents and have an important role in the educational, recreational and cultural enrichment of our province.
Borrowing Library Material
To borrow library materials from a public library in Saskatchewan you need a library card from your local library.
Once you have your library card, you can borrow library materials including DVDs, CDs and e-books from any public library in Saskatchewan by:
- Visiting your local library
- Speaking with your local librarian
- Searching the online catalogue
- Downloading digital library material
Online Catalogue and Digital Library Material
The Single Integrated Library System (SILS) online catalogue lets you search and borrow library materials from any public library in the province.
Library2go lets you download digital library material from a collection of over 60,000 audio and eBooks directly onto your computer, eReader, tablet or smartphone.
Libraries provide all residents of Saskatchewan with access to these basic library services:
- Access to more than four million books, CD's, DVD's, e-books and other library materials at any public library in Saskatchewan;
- Access to more than 90,000 audio and eBook downloaded right to your electronic device;
- Access to more than 1.5 million downloadable audio books and other accessible formats for individuals with print disabilities, through the Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) and the National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS);
- Access to books and materials from out-of-province libraries through an interlibrary loan;
- Access to multilingual services for individuals who speak other languages; and
- One library card for all Saskatchewan public libraries.
More information is available in the Public Library System in Saskatchewan: 2022 Year in Review.
Saskatchewan's Public Library System includes:
- Three municipal library systems
- Seven regional library systems
- A federation of northern libraries
- The Provincial Library and Literacy Office
|Regina Public Library
|Regina Public Library Map
|Saskatoon Public Library
|Saskatoon Public Library Map
|City of Prince Albert Public Library Board
|City of Prince Albert Public Library Board Map
Regional libraries represent a group of cities, towns, villages and rural municipalities that have joined together to deliver library services.
|Chinook Regional Library - Swift Current and southwest
|Chinook Regional Library Map
|Lakeland Library Region - North Battleford and northwest
|Lakeland Library Region Map
|Palliser Regional Library - Moose Jaw and south-central
|Palliser Regional Library Map
|Parkland Regional Library - Yorkton and east-central
|Parkland Regional Library Map
|Southeast Regional Library - Weyburn and southeast
|Southeast Regional Library Map
|Wapiti Regional Library - Northeast Saskatchewan
|Wapiti Regional Library Map
|Wheatland Regional Library - West-central Saskatchewan
|Wheatland Regional Library Map
Northern Library System
The northern library system, also called the Pahkisimon Nuye?áh System, acts as the central library for all of northern Saskatchewan.
It is a partnership of 12 community public libraries and 52 school libraries.
|Pahkisimon Nuye?áh System
|Pahkisimon Nuye?áh Library System Map
To find more resources, please visit the Saskatchewan Library Association website.