The Library is a physical and virtual place of inspiration, inquiry and support. We collect, maintain and provide access to art + design resources and offer learning services to promote critical thinking and creativity.

Browse Library Catalogue

The Library has a wide range of resources for all your research needs.

Library catalogue

Regular Library Hours for Winter Semester 2018

Monday to Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturdays: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. | 403.284.7667

The Luke Lindoe Library collection reflects over a century of developing resources for student artists and designers in Calgary. Focused on resources to support college curriculum, our wide range of books, periodicals, exhibition catalogues, online databases and streaming services offer a wealth of information and support for the ACAD community and beyond. Check out What's New in the library, including the current issue of our newsletter News from the Stacks!

FINA 450 Student Show: Nii Tskowaas - All my Relations 

Visit the library to view graduating BFA student work in our annual FINA 450 (Fine Art/Practicum - Critical Studio Studies) show.

The Library thanks faculty member Mireille Perron and her FINA 450 students for 12 years of happy collaboration. A collection of artist’s books, each titled A Group of Artists and the things they must do next, produced by students to accompany yearly exhibitions, is on display now in the library.

Please join us for a reception Thursday, April 5, from 5 to 7 p.m. 


Research tools + collections

Explore our research tools and collections. In addition to our open collection of over 25,000 titles, learn how to access extensive electronic resources, useful research guides and help finding, watching and writing.


Mosaic, formerly known as Moodle, is ACAD’s Learning Management System. Mosaic is used to support classroom instruction through online content and provides space for online meeting collaborations.

Help + learning services

In addition to housing a specialized art + design collection, the library also offers a range of learning services. Browse this site to explore what services we offer and how to access our broad range of resources.

My library account

Learn about My Library Account and how to check account status (items borrowed and due dates), renew materials, pay fines and place holds.


The Luke Lindoe Library is a central hub of knowledge and information, providing a range of services, resources, and support to students.