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About the Library


  • over 55 000 books, including reference titles, Biblical study resources, novels, devotional classics and much, much more.
  • a selection of DVD film titles and musical selections on CD.
  • six computer workstations and printing services ($0.10 per page). Please see the Library desk for more information.
  • a selection of periodicals including a searchable online resource database (Ask Library staff for off-campus access).
  • access to over 10 million resources from NEOS libraries across Alberta, delivered directly to Vanguard College for your convenience.
  • online access to account status including the ability to renew material online. All you need is your barcode and pin (ask Library staff if unsure).
  • dedicated quiet study and group study areas.

Hours of Operation (Summer 2021)

May 1, 2021- August 30, 2021.

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays: 9am - 2pm

We are currently closed to the general public.

Please use the button above to book an appointment to visit the library. These hours are subject to change, please check appointment slots for updated availability throughout the summer months.

If you are not a student at Vanguard College, email us at, and we can arrange a curbside appointment for you to pick up or return library books.

Please keep up to date on Vanguard Covid-19 Policy updates when using the library, as regulations regarding visitation can change quickly.

Fees & Fines

LATE - $1.00/DAY




Meet The Team


Library Director

Education: B.A. Th.: Music Ministry & Youth Ministry, Vanguard College; MLI S, University of Alberta.

Karina has been serving at Vanguard for eight years and is passionate about information literacy. She is married and has two toddlers whom she adores. 

Cayla Thorlakson

Library Assistant

Cayla is a recent alumni of the Pastoral Care and Counselling program. She will be working at the front desk of the library while working on a research project on indigenous ministry.

Emily Lindemann

Library Assistant

Emily is a recent high school graduate and has been working at the library for a year and a half. She lives here in Edmonton with her family including four cats! She loves working in the library and hopes to someday start a career in that field.