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The Story of Engine 23

Learn about our latest Early Learning Centre, Engine 23, and see how we got it into Central Library!

Featured / Kids
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Baby's Big Playdate: Let's Play!

Join us for a fun and social hour of discovery and exploration.

Featured / Your Library
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Library-to-go: Download Our Apps

Take us with you to get free books, magazines, music, movies and more on the go!

Featured / Adults
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Welcome to Canada!

New to Canada? Register for these programs to learn more about getting settled in Canada!

Featured / Programs
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Take the Million Question Challenge!

The Million Question Challenge is the Library’s brand new summer contest for kids aged 6-12. How many questions can you ask this summer?

Featured / Kids
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Join the TD Summer Reading Club

Kids can "Discover the World" all summer at the Library and enter to win a Toys "R" Us gift card and weekly prizes.

Featured / E-Library
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Flipster for Free Digital Magazines

Now you can read full colour, full text magazines online for free with Flipster. All you need is your Library card!

Featured / Teens
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It's Your Money: Budgeting and Saving

Do you know where your money goes? Learn budgeting tips from the Chartered Professional Accountants Canada to keep your spending in balance.

Featured / Kids
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Number Ninjas: Making Math Fun

Get excited about math by playing games and solving challenges!

Featured / Kids
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Start an Adventure with Engine 23

Meet Engine 23, our new interactive installation for kids at the Central Library!

Movies / Worth Watching
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Pride For All

Celebrate Calgary Pride 2016 with these inspiring and powerful films about the LGBTQQ experience.

recommended by Dieu_D

Fiction / Worth Reading
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LGBTQQ Fiction

These characters may be fictional, but their experiences as LGBTQQ are true to life.

recommended by Jessica_c

Fiction / Worth Reading
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Rainbow Reads

Fantastic new graphic novels and comic book series with LGBTQQ themes.

recommended by Laura_C_

Movies / Worth Watching
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Tech Odyssey

Tech geeks will love these fascinating dramas and documentaries about the hidden world of the internet and technology.

recommended by Dieu_D

Non-Fiction / Ebooks
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Sunny Day Crafts

Brighten your summer with these fun, creative craft ideas.

recommended by Kristin_M_M

Fiction / eBooks
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Mysteries of Bygone Times

Dive into a good mystery — and a different era — with these 14 reads.

recommended by Lanni_T

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New Fall Programs

Download or search the latest issue of Library Connect for new, free Library programs.

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calgarylibrary This week's winner in the #btvbcontest was @james_w_z! James found this helpful Venonat. Ever had your books checked out by a poisonous bug!…
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Great Summer Reads

Download or pick up our Librarian-approved 2016 Year of Reading Guides to keep everyone reading this summer!

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Best of Youth Read Week 7
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Best of Youth Read Week 7
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This week's bonus challenge was to indulge in a little pareidolia: the brain's habit of finding patterns, like faces, where none exist.

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