About your Library membership: RDP students
All Red Deer Polytechnic students automatically receive a free Library membership. Your iCard is your Library card.
All communication from RDP Library will be sent to your RDP email account. Learn more about your RDP email.
Membership Privileges: RDP Library Materials (physical collections)
|Type of Library Item||Loan Period||Number of Renewals||Late Fine|
|Materials from the Main collection, Leisure Reading collection, and Curriculum Collection||6 weeks||4||n/a|
|Reserve collection: books, DVDs, CDs, anatomy models||2 hours||0||$1.00/hour/item|
|Reserve collection: equipment (cameras, tripods, etc.)||3 days||0||$1.00/hour/item|
|Reserve collection: laptops and TVs||4 hours||0||$1.00/hour/item|
|Materials from other NEOS libraries||2 weeks||4||n/a|
There is no limit to the number of items you may borrow, and no cost to borrow items.
Fines will be charged for library materials which have been recalled but not returned on time, at the rate of $1.00/item/day; your borrowing privilege may also be suspended. Learn more about Recall.
Lost or Damaged Materials
Fines will be charged for library materials which are lost or damaged, and your borrowing privilege may be suspended. Find out more.
Membership Privileges: RDP Library Materials (e-collections)
Membership Privileges: Library Materials from Other Libraries
Membership Privileges: Visiting Other Libraries
Note that, due to COVID-19 restrictions, many NEOS libraries are closed or are restricting access only to their own campus community. Contact the NEOS member library prior to visiting in person.
Red Deer Public Library
Visit any Red Deer Public Library (RDPL) branch for free.
While you're at RDPL, if you wish to borrow items from RDPL, show your Red Deer Polytechnic schedule as proof that you're a current student. RDPL staff will register you as an RDPL member, for free. Some restrictions may apply. Learn more.