Notice: Due to covid-19,Brooks Public Library is closed to the public.
Touchless Holds Pickups are now available for Brooks Public Library collection items only.
Please click here for more information on our Books and Materials Handling Procedures.
Library staff is available by phone Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. (403-362-2947).
Pressreader is an online newspaper kiosk. It provides access to electronic copies of thousands of newspapers from 100 countries in 60 languages. Up to 90 days of back issues are available. Local news from the Medicine Hat News, plus international, national, and provincial newspapers are available for you to read from cover to cover, sometimes even before the publications hit the newsstands. The publications are full-colour, full-format, and can be read at home or on the go!
* Please note: Due to a licensing change by the publisher, The Globe and Mail is now accessible only when connecting to PressReader from inside the library.
Access Pressreader with your Library card number and PIN
1) Visit www.pressreader.com
2) Click "Sign In" in the top-right corner of the screen
3) Click the orange "Library and Group" button
4) Choose "Shortgrass Library System" from the list
5) Enter your library card number and PIN, and then click "Sign In"
If you are inside the Library, click the link below to access:
Don't have a library membership? Click here to request a temporary membership.