Guiding Principles


The Hardisty and District Public Library serves the citizens of Hardisty and area by providing a location where literacy is nurtured and everyone is encouraged to find the joy of discovery, reading, and lifelong learning.


The Library is dedicated to the education, recreation, cultural enlightenment, freedom to read, and information needs for all citizens.

The Library Board recognizes that the role of the library has expanded to satisfy the growing needs of the age we live and that the library shall continue to expand with the needs of the future.

    Plan of Service

    Your Privacy

    The Hardisty Public 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. Hardisty Public Library does not track the websites you visit when using library computers.

    We use 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.