Library Services

Prairie’s T. S. Rendall Library owns and provides access to a variety of materials for our students and community. Resources in Bible, theology, missions, and related areas are central to our collection, and include both historical and current works. The remainder of the collection is comprised of resources covering a broad range of subjects. Our staff will make every effort to assist you in finding and using what you need. Prairie Distance Education students are encouraged to e-mail us with requests for needed resource materials.



Student Success
For academic suport in research, writing, and finding sources, click here.


Textbooks can be purchased at the TSR Library at the beginning of each semester.

Fall 2015 Textbooks   |   Winter 2016 Textbooks

External Exam Invigilation
T.S. Rendall Library offers exam invigilation services to external students. The student is responsible for making arrangements with the Library as outlined in the policy here

Library Hours

September to Mid-April Mid-April to August
Mon– Thurs– 8:00 am – 10:00 pm Mon– Fri– 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday - 8:00 am - 7:00 pm Saturday - Closed
Saturday - Noon - 8:30 pm Sunday - Closed
Sun - Closed  

(Special hours may be in effect during holidays and campus events) 

TSR Library’s holdings include:

56,200 book titles
2,200 reference titles
125 current periodical subscriptions
550 periodical backfile titles in hardcopy and microform
7,000 music scores
3,300 sound recordings
400 videos
12,700 documents on microfiche 

Online Databases

ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials

Produced by the American Theological Library Association, ATLA Religion Database covers biblical studies, world religions, church history, and religious perspectives on social issues. This database is an essential resource for researchers and students in theology as well as in social sciences, history, and humanities. With coverage dating as far back as 1949, this database contains over 1.3 million bibliographic records.

Additional databases are available to current members of TSR Library. These databases cover academic subject areas as well as health, news, business, and general interest topics.
Click here to use these resources.

Contact the Library

Phone: (403) 443-5511 ext. 3347

Fax: (403) 443-5540 (include Attention: T.S. Rendall Library)


Location: 1st floor of Founders Hall, on Prairie campus  

Mailing address:

T. S. Rendall Library

Prairie Bible Institute

Box 4000

Three Hills, AB T0M 2N0


Prairie Bible Institute
Box 4000
Three Hills, AB T0M 2N0

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