WBRL greatly appreciates donations and sponsorships from our community. With ongoing support from our funding partners, sponsors, and individual donors WBRL brings exceptional services to the region and connects Wood Buffalo to limitless possibilities!

Questions about donating? Contact Assistant Director at or 780-743-7800.

Ways to Give

Donation FAQs

  • WBRL gratefully acknowledges and appreciates donations received from the public. Due to time and space limitations, we have established the following guidelines.

    We accept: We cannot accept:
    • Adult and children’s nonfiction books (published within the last 5 years)
    • Current adult fiction books
    • Current paperbacks
    • New and classic children’s fiction
    • Unabridged audiobooks on CD or digital playable
    • Music CDs
    • Blu-Rays
    • DVDs

    *All materials must be in good condition.

    • Encyclopedias
    • Textbooks
    • Magazines
    • Software or hardware manuals
    • Consumer price guides
    • CD-ROMs
    • Audiobooks on cassette tape
    • VHS tapes

    *Materials that are dusty, moldy, worn, torn or in otherwise poor condition.

    We accept a maximum of two boxes or bags per day. Please drop off items at the Service Desk on the first floor of the Library. 

    Once items are dropped off, they become the property of WBRL. Items that fit with WBRL's Collection Management Policy are considered for addition to our collections. Those that do not fit are used to support the library or community in other ways (e.g. sold, donated to another organization, or used as prizes). Some donations may be recycled/disposed of.

  • Yes, WBRL welcomes monetary donations for the purchase of collection materials, supplies, equipment, or facility enhancement, or for the implementation of programs and events. You can donate online via our donation form or learn more on our Give page

    If you have questions about donations please contact Lindsay McFarlane, Assistant Director, at or 780-799-8659.

  • Yes, you can donate in memory or honour of a loved one via our online donation form

    Except in predetermined cases, WBRL reserves the right to decide how the donation is used. If you have questions about your gift contact Lindsay McFarlane, Assistant Director, at or 780-799-8659. 

  • WBRL issues charitable tax receipts for monetary and gift-in-kind donations of $20 or more. We do not issue charitable receipts for donations of used materials (e.g. books, DVDs, etc.) or equipment. 

Funding Partners

Government of Alberta Logo

2023 Sponsors

Programs & Services

Children's Programs

Syncrude Logo

Indigenous Programs

Suncor Logo

Outreach Programs

Enbridge Logo

Afternoon Activities

Pembina Logo

Rural Programs

Suncor Logo

Internet to Go Service

Telus Logo

Space Making at WBRL

Bouchier Indigenous Cultural Corner

Bouchier Logo

Syncrude Corner & Program Room

Syncrude Logo

Canadian Natural Teen Area

Canadian Natural Logo

Special Events

2022/2023 Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Presenting Sponsor

Northland Logo

Supporting Sponsor

Radio Logos

Door Prize Donors

  • Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo
  • Rotary Club of Fort McMurray Oil Sands
  • Vista Ridge
  • Country 93.3 & 97.9 Rock
  • Wood Buffalo Regional Library

2023 Team Trivia

Supporting Sponsor

Radio Logos

Round Sponsors

  • The SuperTests
  • Allan Vinni Law Office
  • Gregg Distributors

Door Prize Donors

  • Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo
  • Peter Pond Mall
  • Mitchell's Cafe
  • Country 93.3 & 97.9 Rock
  • Wood Buffalo Regional Library
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