Guiding Principles


The Bentley Municipal Library connects the community to a world of imagination and discovery promoting a love of reading, lifelong learning and creative pursuits in a friendly and welcoming space. We value our patrons, volunteers and staff.

Plan of Service

Each public library board in Alberta is required to file with the province a plan of service outlining service priorities, goals and objectives. See the Bentley Municipal Library Plan of Service for 2021 - 2026

Computer Policies

  • Persons 12 and under must have active parental supervision.
  • There is a 30 minute time limit when others are waiting.
  • Users must sign in and out.
  • No outside discs, CDs, or software allowed.
  • No access to chat lines or inappropriate sites.
  • Printing is $.25/page for black and white and $.50/page for colour.
  • General Policies

    With the exception of service animals, we do not allow animals in the library. For the rest of our Library Policies please visit the library or ask our library staff for more information.

    Your Privacy

    The Bentley Municipal Library is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to its website. In accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP), and with our policy on the Confidentiality of Users & Records, your personal information will not be collected on this website unless you choose to use online products and services that require it. Your personal information will then only be used to provide you with the library services that you select, and for no other purpose. Bentley Municipal Library does not track the websites you visit when using library computers.

    Parkland Regional Library System uses Google Analytics to see how library websites are being used. The data retrieved from Google Analytics is anonymous; we are not able to connect it with specific users. For people who prefer to disable Google Analytics tracking of their web use, Google provides a browser add-on that automatically prevents information from being sent to Google Analytics. Follow the link to find out more about this add-on.