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We have two campus libraries, one at our Fairview Campus and the other at our Grande Prairie Campus. Each library offers books, videos, journals, study space, computer access, and many more resources and services. Our staff can't wait to help you succeed!

Library (general)

Q. How do GPRC students get Microsoft Office for free?

A. Log in to My GPRC

  • Click on My Profile
  • Click on Account Info
  • Click on Software Access
  • Click on Get Microsoft Office Now

Library Computers

Q. Why am I receiving an error message when trying to print a pdf?

A. There is a known problem with Acrobat Reader not printing pdfs. To correct, please do the following:

  1. Close the pdf you are trying to print
  2. Open up the Acrobat Acrobat Reader DC software program itself (not the pdf document you are trying to print)
  3. Click on Edit
  4. Click on Preferences 
  5. Click on Security (Enhanced)
  6. Uncheck the box "Enable Protected Mode at startup"
  7. Click Yes when prompted
  8. Click OK
  9. Reopen the pdf you were trying to print and proceed as normal

Q. What printer does my student print job go to?

A. If you are in the Alward Computer lab:

  • select 'Alward Lab' from the printer drop down list
  • the printer itself is in the lab against the wall

     If you are outside the lab:

  • select either the 'Library Xerox' printer from the drop down menu
  • (this printer is the large photocopier just outside the Alward lab and has a print in color option)

        or

  • select the 'Library HP' printer (black and white printing only) which is next to the photocopier

Black and white printing is 10 cents a page. Color printing is 25 cents a page.

Q. How do I print in color?

A. Select the Library Xerox printer from the printer drop down menu

  • Click on Printer Properties
  • Click the drop down menu under Xerox Black and White 
  • Select "Off (Use Document Color)".
  • Color printing is 25 cents a page.
  • If you wish to print a large color poster or banner, please ask at the front desk for details and pricing.
Grande Prairie Campus
10726 - 106 Avenue
Grande Prairie, AB T8V 4C4
Phone: 1-780-539-2939
Email: library@gprc.ab.ca
Fairview Campus
11235-98 Avenue
Fairview,AB T0H 1L0
Phone: 1-780-835-6641
Email: library@gprc.ab.ca