Guiding Principles


The Sylvan Lake Municipal Library strives to be the heart of our community, where all come to discover, learn and connect.


The Sylvan Lake Municipal Library is a strong community partner offering programs and services to stimulate the imagination and learning of all local residents and neighbouring communities.

Plan of Service

Strategic Plan 2021-2026

Policies and Bylaws

These policies are created by the Town of Sylvan Lake Library Board and govern how the library operates.

Canadian Federation of Library Associations

Statement on Intellectual Freedom and Libraries

    Your Privacy

    The Sylvan Lake 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. Sylvan Lake Municipal 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.