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Featured / Adults
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The Social Life of Ink
Feb 7th | 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Central Library

Ted Bishop explores writing from Chinese ink sticks to Bic ballpoint pens, through memoir, travel, and cultural history.

Featured / Newcomers
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Welcome to the Library — in Arabic!

Learn how to use Calgary Public Library with the RBC Welcome to the Library video. Now available with Arabic subtitles.

Featured / Kids
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Number Ninjas: Making Math Fun

Get excited about math by playing games and solving challenges!

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Drop in for ESL Coffee and Conversation

Practise your English speaking and listening skills in an informal drop-in setting. Coffee is provided.

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Personalized Book Picks for Kids

Get recommend books and apps for your child based on his or her age and interests, with Beanstack!

Books / Worth Reading
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Celebrating Black History Month

Explore Canadian writers who give voice to the experiences of slavery, immigration, and today's Black Canadian communities.

recommended by kristin_m_

Books / Worth Reading
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The Oscars. The Books.

Q: What makes a good movie? A: Being based on a good book! Q: What makes an Oscars Award nominated movie? A: These books!

recommended by Laura_C_

Non-Fiction / Worth Reading
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Collection of Sand
By Italo Calvino

While many are familiar with Calvino's fiction, few know about his delightful essays. His playful imagination and elegant style make subject… More

recommended by Tyler__J

Kids / Picture Books
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Toys Meet Snow
By Emily Jenkins

Join three toys as they get ready to go outside for the first snow fall, build a snow man and make snow angels, which proves challenging for… More

recommended by Nicholle_P

Fiction / Audiobooks
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Audio Intrigue from the BBC

With compelling stories and engaging performances, these BBC full-cast audio dramatizations bring new life to some great tales.

recommended by kristin_m_

Teens / Fiction
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We're Not Heroes

12 great comic books featuring a villain protagonist. Sometimes it's fun to root for the bad guy!

recommended by Laura_C_

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Our Picks for the Whole Family

Our Librarian-approved 2016 Year of Reading Guides will help you feed (or get into) the reading habit!

Community / Buzz

Got a library card while we were at it! Did you know it's free to sign up now? @calgarylibrary pic.twitter.com/oTuxnh5ybp

Community / Buzz


_tclayton Look what I started #allllllthebooks #librarycardsforeveryone #bookworms #wemayneverseeheragain
Community / Buzz

Thanks dad @carnoust1e for the birthday present! And thanks @nenshi for signing the box! @calgarylibrary is great. pic.twitter.com/X2ILKopSBs

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