Forest Lawn Library will be closed for renovation starting Friday, August 7 at 6 pm. During the closure, please visit Village Square Library or the Central Library. Find out more here.

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On Wednesday, August 5, between 7:30 am and 9 am, online programs registration and E-Library resources will be unavailable due to scheduled technical maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Read all summer with the Summer Reading Challenge!

Track your reading, browse and share great reads, and unlock digital badges as you discover new books. Kids, teens and adults can enter to win prizes from Toys R’ Us gift certificates to iPad Mini 3s!

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Diana Gabaldon at When Words Collide
Aug 13th | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Fish Creek Library

Join us for readings by authors Diana Gabaldon, Daniel Abraham, David B. Coe, CJ Carmichael, Sally Harding, Faith Hunter, and Brandon Mull.

Featured / Kids
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Storytime on St. Patrick's Island
Aug 5th | 10:30am - Oct 28th | 11:30am
St. Patrick's Island; meet at Confl…

Enjoy storytime on St. Patrick's with the Library! Aimed at ages 1-5 years, but siblings are always welcome. Meet at Confluence Plaza.

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Kids: Be a TELUS Spark Summer Scientist!

TELUS Spark wants YOU to become a summer scientist by conducting an experiment and telling us about it in the online TD Summer Reading Club.

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Colossal Calgary Playdate
Aug 12th | 10:00am - 11:30am

It's Calgary's biggest and best playdate, and it's coming Wednesday August 12 to the Central Library.

Featured / Skill Building
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Understanding the Cloud

How the cloud works, what drives it, why it is so popular, how it can work for you.

Featured / Small Business
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Small Business Tuesdays

Get small business research support from the experts. Small Business Tuesdays run every Tuesday night at the Central Library.

Calgary / Summer Reading
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Learn: Adult Summer Reading Week 7

If you could learn one new thing this summer, what would it be? Tackling a new language? Learning the night sky? Whatever it is, the Library…

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Fiction / Worth Reading
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Penguins with Class

Penguin Books has published books worth reading for the last 80 years. Celebrate with one of these classics!

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Kids / Fiction
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I Scream, You Scream

We all scream for ice cream! Cool off by sharing stories about everyone's favourite frosty treat.

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Fiction / Worth Reading
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Wonderfully Weird Reads

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis with these mind bending and magical novels.

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Music / Soundtracks
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Wish I Was Here

I would recommend this CD as a good compilation of modern music. Anything with Hozier, Coldplay and Paul Simon on it has to be good!

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Kids / Picture Books
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Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt
By Kate Messner

Young gardeners will love the exquisite illustrations in this book, which shares the wonders of nature from a child’s perspective.

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Library / Programs

Join @calgarylibrary at Confluence Plaza tomorrow for our 1st Tot Storytime at 10:30 am! #StPatricksIsland #evLiving pic.twitter.com/Zez0Hj7QWg

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Book Club Survey

Do you participate in a book club, or want to? Take our three-minute survey and enter to win a personalized Library card, designed by you!

Library / Programs
The George Awards - Youth Read Week Five
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The George Awards - Youth Read Week Five
By Carrie

Evil babies and face replacements — the best of Youth Read Week Five.

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__yetunde It's a good Wednesday. I just realized we've read more this summer than the last 4 years thanks to the #summerreadingyyc. Just picked up our…
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