Shortgrass Library System is one of Alberta’s seven regional library systems. Covering the south-eastern corner of Alberta, and headquartered in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Shortgrass serves a population of over 100,000 through a network of twelve autonomous public libraries. We also provide contractual services to a total of thirty-three school libraries in the Prairie Rose School Division Number 8 and Medicine Hat School District Number 76.
Shortgrass works in partnership with Medicine Hat College Library Services on ongoing projects such as the regional One Community One Card system and the Shared Intern Librarian initiative.
The City of Medicine Hat
Located in the scenic South Saskatchewan River Valley, Medicine Hat gets 2,512 hours of sunshine per year! This makes it one of "Canada’s Sunniest Cities", and an attractive year-round playground for a wide variety of activities.
The city is rich in local history and unique attractions, from the Medicine Hat Clay Industries National Historic District, the gaslight-themed downtown with over 200 shops and services, to the state-of-the-art Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre. Low property taxes, natural gas and electricity rates in Medicine Hat are well below the North American average. The City also offers reasonable housing costs, no provincial sales tax and the lowest income taxes in the county! For more information on relocating to Medicine Hat, please visit http://www.tourismmedicinehat.com/information/relocation/
World-famous tourist attractions, such as Dinosaur Provincial Park, Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park, Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park & the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology are just a short drive away.
Review of applications will begin on April 2nd but the competition will remain open until filled.