Town of Canmore

Canmore Library Board

The Library Board governs the Canmore Public Library in accordance with the provincial Libraries Act. The Board is responsible for hiring the Library Director and setting all the policies and regulations under which the Library Director and staff operate the library. To learn more about the services offered by the library visit for more information.

  pdf Libraries Act (586 KB)

The Library Board meets in the evening on the fourth Thursday of every month. Meetings are open to the public.   

The Board may consist of no fewer than five and no more than 10 members, a maximum of two may be members of Council. Traditionally, the Canmore Library Board consists of nine public members and one member of Council. The public member term is two or three years, and appointments are made by Council in late October every year. Current members are: 

Public Members
Soulafa Al-Abbasi
Donna Balmain
Glynis Carling
Vijay Domingo
Willy Fung
Jennifer MacAulay
Natasha Miles
Doreen Saunderson
Riley Yeager

Board Members from Council
Councillor Karen Marra

For more information call 403.678.2468 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Town of Canmore is located within Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta. In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Canmore area, known as “Chuwapchipchiyan Kudi Bi” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “shooting at the willows”) and the traditional Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw First Nation, Chiniki First Nation, and Goodstoney First Nation – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3, within the historical Northwest Métis homeland. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play and help us steward this land and honour and celebrate this territory. We commit to working to live in right relations and to advance Truth and Reconciliation.

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