Guiding Principles


The Hay Lakes Municipal Library fosters life-long learning while enhancing the vitality of the community.


The Hay Lakes Municipal Library provides our community with equitable access to library materials and services that stimulate and meet residents' needs for information, education, culture, entertainment, and access to the World Wide Web.

    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.

    Hay Lakes Municipal Library Plan of Service for 2024-2027

    Your Privacy

    The Hay Lakes 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. The Hay Lakes 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.