Welcome to TRAC!

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Our Vision: TRAC transforms libraries through collaboration and innovation. 

Yellowhead Regional Library

Peace Library System

Marigold Library System

Northern Lights Library System

TRAC (The Regional Automation Consortium) is a partnership of Marigold Library System, Northern Lights Library System, Peace Library System, Yellowhead Regional Library, and their member libraries. 

Governed by the TRAC society, TRAC connects over 180 libraries and hundreds of thousands of Albertans to holdings of nearly three million books, magazines, music and movies. 

In addition to the shared library catalogue, the TRAC society offers member libraries services and resources such eResources, training, shared procedures and best practices to facilitate access to one of the largest consortia collections in Canada. 

“We support library systems that positively impact the people who use them and the environment that surrounds them.”

— Karla Palichuk, TRAC President

Working Together

We started out just 4 independent library systems with a dream. We’re still independent, but together we can dream bigger.

– James MacDonald, TRAC Vice President

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Our services grow alongside our communities.

Whether we are adding to our eResources, transporting books hither and yon, or bringing our communities together to share ideas and information, each year with TRAC is better than the last.



Connected across four Library Systems.



Albertans Served.



Print & Electronic Resources shared

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