Get to Know the Legislature Library

The library’s stately atmosphere, with original cork floors and steel shelving, provides legislators and staff with a unique and inspiring research space within the Alberta Legislature Building. 

Experienced and knowledgeable library staff provide information and research services to Members of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, their staff and the Legislative Assembly Office. Library staff may provide limited research support to the civil service and the general public as resources allow.


Explore the Collection

Survey Alberta legislative and government documents. Explore periodicals and books on public policy, politics, law, economics and Alberta history. Read historical and current newspapers from across Alberta. Access the full library catalogue.

A Library of Distinction

The Legislature Library serves as an important parliamentary resource and repository for the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, an enviable distinction held since 1906.

Research Alberta's History

Member Profiles

Search details about the legislative service of current and former Members of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.

Scrapbook Hansard

Scour Alberta's legislative debates as reported in newspapers of the time prior to the creation of Alberta Hansard, the official record of the Legislative Assembly.

The Centennial Series

Research Alberta’s parliamentary history, from political leaders to the democratic process.



Hours of Operation

WeekdaysMonday to Wednesday
8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.8:15 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Grounds Map

Your guide to navigating the Legislature grounds.

Watch the Assembly

Live and archived streams of Assembly and committee proceedings.

Watch the Legislative Assembly of Alberta and its committees in action, live or at your convenience.