Borrowing Materials

Who can borrow?

Families, community members and healthcare professionals are all welcome to borrow resources from the library. There is no fee to borrow items.

How do I borrow?

To sign items out, complete a Library Registration Form and follow the instructions listed. The forms are in the Library Sign-Out Binder, which is in the main sitting area of the FCRC. You can borrow items for three weeks.

How many resources can I sign out?

You may sign out a maximum of 3 items. The only items we don't lend out are Reference books. These items have a "Reference Only" label on the front of them.

To ensure resources are available to as many families as possible, we ask that you return or renew items on time.

Renewing Your Items

  1. Please contact the FCRC to renew your borrowed items. You can come in person, call us at 403-955-7745 or email: .
  2. When you renew please ensure to include the following information:
    1. Your Full Name
    2. The title(s)/ author(s) of the item(s) you wish to renew
    3. The original Due Date
  3. Your new Due Date will be 3 weeks from the date of renewal. Please write this date on the Due Date envelope of each library item you borrowed. This step is important, as it helps us locate your card and keep track of library items.
  4. You can renew items a maximum of 2 times. This ensures others have an opportunity to use the resources as well.
  5. After you have renewed an item 2 times please return items to the FCRC.

Where do I return my items?

Library items can be dropped off anytime in the Book Return Bin, which is located by the children's book shelves in the FCRC (2nd floor of the Alberta Children’s Hospital).

To ensure resources are available to as many families as possible, we ask that you return or renew items on time.