We have a wide variety of Books, DVDs, Blu-Rays, Audiobooks, Music CDs, Magazines and Video Games to borrow. SGPL has a video game collection that includes games for current consoles as well as a limited collection of older titles.
Search our collections through TRAC.
Don't forget our digital collections, free to access with a valid library card.
Visit the library and play video games on our 3 gaming consoles:
- Xbox One S
- PS4 (available during the Tech Bowl program)
- Nintendo Switch
Console availability dependent on demand and technological limitations.
Please note: Games rated M (Mature) cannot be played in the library.
Kits, Backpacks, & Other
(please note some items may be available to Spruce Grove Patrons only)
Bibliotherapy kits are a collection of therapeutic books, magazines, DVDs, and brochures covering a variety of health and wellness topics for adults, children, and families. Each kit comes in an easy to carry case, and is easy to use.
Download brochure. Please feel free to share this information with other families and caregivers. To borrow a kit find them on the back wall of the library or place a hold through TRAC! (These items are exclusively available to cardholders of the Spruce Grove Public Library.)
Bibliotherapy Kits are sponsored by Field Law Community Fund.
"Our Canadian Heritage Through Play" are themed kits that bundle together sets of resources, including a doll, selection of books and accessories for the doll that fit the character or province/region of the kit.
These kits offer parents and caregivers the opportunity to share stories and the love of reading with children. They encourage lively interaction with theme-based books, dolls and accessories.
Embrace our rich Canadian culture and heritage. Come check them out in the Children’s Area of the library!
Download brochure. Please feel free to share this information with other families and caregivers.
Kits available to borrow (These items are exclusively available to cardholders of the Spruce Grove Public Library):
- Toronto, Ontario (Alexi)
- Quebec City, Quebec (Léonie)
- Banff, Alberta (Taryn)
- Sandy Lake, Manitoba (Brianne)
- Salt Spring Island, British Columbia (Charlsea)
- Lunenburg, Nova Scotia (Jenna)
- Iqualuit, Nunavut (Saila)
- Fredericton, New Brunswick (Ayesha)
- Vancouver, British Columbia (Summer)
- Cavendish, Prince Edward Island (Diana)
- St. John's, Newfoundland (Sadie)
- Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan (Grace)
- Thunder Bay, Ontario (Quinn)
- Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (Mia)
We've got a whole new array of kits you can enjoy!
Want to try sewing? Learn a new language or musical instrument? Try ghost hunting? Or get active with your family? Well we've got Gadgets and Gizmos aplenty!
Kits will be available to borrow and take home to enjoy with your family (loan period: 3 weeks) in the safety and convenience of your own home.
This initial collection will grow to encompass more kits to explore a variety of themes and learn new skills.
Grab one off the shelf or place a hold below through TRAC and pick them up in-person/curbside pickup!
Kits currently available to borrow (These items are exclusively available to cardholders of the Spruce Grove Public Library):
- Calming Supports Kits (in-house use)
- Language Kit (Children's Dual Language)
- Farm Days
- School Days
- The Fifties
- Work Life
Literacy Backpacks offer parents and caregivers the opportunity to share stories and the love of reading with children. They encourage lively interaction with theme-based books, puppets, games and activities. Come check them out in the children’s section of the library!
Download brochure. Please feel free to share this information with other families and caregivers. To borrow a kit find them in the children's area or place a hold through TRAC! (These items are exclusively available to cardholders of the Spruce Grove Public Library.)
Now is the time to become a part of SGPL's book sharing movement! Little Free Libraries are popping up with small collections of donated books throughout the city. When you see one, all you have to do is take a book that interests you and read it! It's that simple. You can then return it to a Little Free Library, one of the Tri-region's libraries, or pass it along to a friend. Current locations in Spruce Grove include:
What are radon kits and how do we use them?
This kit is designed to teach greater awareness about Radon. For more information please visit www.ab.lung.ca/radon Each kit comes with the radon device, coiled booklet of instructions and a survey. Please complete the survey when you return the kit to the library.
Can we place holds on the kit?
Yes, between the months of October - April, the kits are available in the TRACpac catalogue to borrow. The best time to detect Radon in Alberta is in the Winter. Only members of the Yellowhead Regional Library system can borrow the kits, click here to find out which local libraries are eligible. Kits will not be able to travel to patrons outside of our region.
How long do we get the kits for?
Loan period is three weeks with up to one renewal if there are no holds.
Sensory Items provide fun games and activities that teach children about various topics. They also provide great support for families and children living with disabilities. Please see our catalog. (These items are exclusively available to cardholders of the Spruce Grove Public Library.)
We also have the following kits available to borrow:
- Adaptive PE Backpack
- Auditory Backpack
- Calming Supports Kits (in-house use)
- Cause & Effect Backpack
- Family Games Night Backpack
- Fine Motor Backpack
- Inclusive Family Game Night Backpack
- Literacy/Communication Backpack
- Tactile Backpack
- Tactile & Sensory Backpack
- Vision Backpack
SGPL staff enjoy hearing from you and will happily consider your suggestions to help improve our collection
Please complete our form here.
All suggestions are evaluated according to the SGPL Library Materials Policy, and not all requests may be granted.
You may search our catalogue to check and see if the title has been added.
We have an extensive board and card game collection that you can play at the library and check-out to enjoy at home! To take a game home come and grab one off the shelf or place a hold through TRAC! (These items are exclusively available to cardholders of the Spruce Grove Public Library.)
You can borrow a TransAlta Tri Leisure Centre Pass from SGPL! This is a very popular item so contact us and request a hold. Each pass has a borrowing period of 1 week and 0verdue fines are $1/day due to high demand. Type of passes available (These items are exclusively available to cardholders of the Spruce Grove Public Library):
Family Pass for up to 5 family members (2 adults, 3 children), 6 passes available
Adult Pass for up to 2 adults, 1 pass available
Youth Pass for up to 2 youths, 1 pass available
Wifi Hubs FAQ (These items are exclusively available to cardholders of the Spruce Grove Public Library.)
Q: How long can I borrow the WiFi hub?
A: 2 weeks
Q: I see two networks called ASG-WIFI. Which one do I connect to?
A: Each WiFi hub will produce a 2.4ghz and 5ghz network. For most devices, select the 5ghz network. If you have an older device that is struggling to connect, try the 2.4ghz network.
Q: Where do I return the WiFi hub?
A: Please return the WiFi hub to a library staff member during library hours. Do not place the WiFi hub in the bookdrop.
Q: What are the overdue/lost fees?
A: Lost/damaged fee is $250. Overdue fees are $1/day for a maximum of 1 week. After 1 week the wifi hub will be remotely disabled and you will be responsible for paying the full fee of $250.
Q: Will I be charged for the data I use?
A: No. The WiFi hubs have been generously provided by Telus with an unlimited data plan.
Hotspots provided in partnership with Telus and Yellowhead Regional Library.