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Format Loan period Renewals Max # at a time

Audiobooks on CD 3 weeks 2 Up to 150
  Bestseller Express 1 week None 1
Blu-Rays 1 week 2 10 adult +
10 children's
Book Club Kits 8 weeks None 3
Books (all kinds) 3 weeks 2 Up to 150
(5 w/ TAL card)
CDs 3 weeks 2 20 adult+
20 children's
DVD movies 1 week 2 20 adult +
20 children's
(Total for DVDs - movies and TV)
DVD - TV seasons 3 weeks 2
    Download magazines from Zinio No expiry N/A Unlimited
    Download movies, music, eAudiobooks from Hoopla depends on format. details 0 5 per month
    E-Books/E-Audiobooks from OverDrive 3 weeks None 10 (OverDrive)
+ additional titles from Freading
Magazines 3 weeks 2 10 adult +
10 children's
Multimedia Kits (Language learning kits, Read-along sets) 3 weeks 2 10 adult +
10 children's
Playaways 3 weeks 2 5 adult +
5 children's
Storytime Kits 3 weeks 2 1


Strathcona County Library materials may be returned to the following locations:

Central Library (401 Festival Lane, Sherwood Park)

  • Outdoor item return to the right of the main entrance (open 24/7)
  • Indoor item return to the right as you enter the library (during library open hours)

Bookmobile (varied schedule see Bookmobile)
Fort Saskatchewan Public Library (10011 102 Street, Fort Saskatchewan)

Ardrossan Recreation Complex (80-1 Avenue, Ardrossan)*
Bethel Transit Centre (650 Bethel Drive, Sherwood Park)*
Millennium Place (2000 Premier Way, Sherwood Park)* - FAQs about Millennium Place item return
Edmonton Public Library (all locations)*
St. Albert Public Library (5 St. Anne Street, St. Albert)*

*For items returned to these locations, there will be a delay before the items are checked in. Don't be alarmed if items returned to these locations do not disappear from your account immediately. Extra fines will not be charged while items are in transit back to the Central Library. Learn more

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401 Festival Lane, Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada T8A 5P7

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