The Public Libraries Services Branch provides policy, planning and administrative expertise required to develop and maintain provincial legislation related to public library service.
Best Practices for Alberta Public Libraries provides service levels that each board can consider as they assess and plan their library service, while taking into account the community's expectations, challenges and growth. These best practices are not standards required by the province.
The Ministry of Municipal Affairs assists municipalities in providing well-managed, collaborative and accountable local government to Albertans.
The Alberta Library is a province-wide consortium that serves 48 member libraries in over 300 locations across the province.