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

Lost for Words (2017 - handwoven and embroidered mercerized cotton) by Kellie Reid from The Reparative Impulse 4th year student show.

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. 

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.