We are open!

Brownfield Community Library is open!

We are open on Tuesdays from 12-6 PM for curbside pick up and the public can physically enter the library from 4-6 PM only. On Thursdays we are open from 12-5 PM for curbside pickup and the public can physically enter the library from 4-5 PM only. 

If you are here for curbside pickup please call the library. Please leave your returns in the drop box outside the door. 


Here is what to expect when you visit the library:
  • Returned materials will be quarantined for 72 hours before being checked in. Fines will be waived until further notice.
  • The number of patrons in the library will be limited to 5 at a time. Please be patient. 
  • We would like to encourage patrons to do their best to limit their time in the library to 15 minutes. 
  • A maximum of two families will be permitted in the children's area at one time as long as social distancing can be maintained.
  • One person down an aisle for browsing.
  • Tables and chairs will not be available at this time.
  • Public washrooms will be available.
  • One computer will be available to the public

Questions? Please contact us or see our Facebook page

RBdigital Magazines

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Popular digital magazines available to read on your computer, tablet, or smartphone. Titles on demand and never need to be returned.

Create an account

  1. Visit the RBdigital Magazines website. (Available through www.prl.ab.ca/elibrary)
  2. Click Create New Account. Follow the prompts to create an account.

Using eMagazines on a tablet or smartphone

  1. Follow the “Create an account” instructions above.
  2. Download the RBdigital app from the app store on your device.
  3. Open the app. Follow the prompts and enter your RBdigital account information.
  4. Browse the magazine titles or search by tapping the magnifying glass in the top right.
  5. To checkout, tap the cover. Tap Checkout to borrow the newest issue or View Issues to find a back issue.
  6. Tap Read. This will automatically begin downloading the magazine. (Tip: You may want to check to see if your app is set to download titles using Wi-fi only: Tap the menu button in the top left corner > Settings > Wi-fi Only.)
  7. Once the magazine opens, tap the centre of the page. A thin blue bar below the magazine image shows the download progress. Make sure you download the full magazine before disconnecting from Wi-fi.
  8. To exit, tap the centre of the page and tap the X.
  9. To see all of your checkouts, tap the menu in the top left corner. Then tap Checked Out. 

Using eMagazines on a computer

  1. Follow the “Create an account” instructions.
  2. To checkout, click the cover. The most current issue is displayed at the top of the page. Back issues are below.
  3. Click Checkout.  
  4. Once the magazine is checked out, you can click Start Reading to stream the magazine on your computer.