Welcome to the Duchess & District Public Library

Notice:The library is closed for public access.
The library is doing curbside with appointments for pick up of items.
Please go to Bibliocommons to place a hold on items.

The Summer Reading Clubs for kids are online this year. Please sign up at
TD Summer Reading Club and AB Summer Reading

Gale Primary Sources

Exploring the human experience helps us to understand the world we live in, as we imagine the future.  Gale Primary Sources can be used in the classroom and in personal research to provide a deeper context for exploring the past. The digital archives program from Gale publishes in core and unique areas of study, such as Indigenous and Native Peoples, Colonization of North America, World History, and much more. Users will find interesting historical documents, giving insight into days gone by. Documents include


Access Gale Primary Sources via the Alberta Research Portal: