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Gail Bowen: Canada's Crime Fiction Queen
May 5th | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Central Library

Joanne Kilbourn fans rejoice as Gail Bowen launches the latest in her Kilbourn series, What's Left Behind.

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Climate Reality: An Inconvenient Truth

Join us for a presentation of Al Gore's iconic multi-media presentation, The Inconvenient Truth.

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Finding Family at the Tower of London
May 3rd | 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Author Sandra Joyce shares how discovering her British Home Child father's past led her to the Tower of London.

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Sticks, Strings and Mythical Things
May 9th | 10:30am - 11:30am
Central Library

Join renowned harpist, Gianetta Baril, as she brings to life the beauty of nature, and the ancient Greek myth of Ariadne and Theseus.

Featured / Teens
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Teen Takeover: Drop In and Hang Out!

Drop in, hang out, and make the Library yours! We'll turn the space over to you along with games, and snacks.

Featured / Adults
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Strategic Networking

Looking for work? Learn how to create new opportunities and exchange ideas and leads.

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Colossal Calgary Playdate

Play builds the foundation for a lifetime of learning. Come prepared to PLAY with your baby or toddler at the best playdate ever!

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Prepare for the Citizenship Exam

Learn about Canada during an afternoon class or at an in-depth workshop with Immigrant Services Calgary.

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Read... Canada Reads!

Looking for a good book? Past "Canada Reads" titles are a good place to start.

In the News / National Poetry Month
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Novel Narratives

Looking for more poetry this April? Why not lose yourself in one (or all) of these lyrical and nuanced novels-in-verse.

recommended by Lisa_Marie_C

Non-Fiction / Worth Reading
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Citizens of the Future, Belong!

What does community look like in the 21st century? Read up, then watch the TED Talk video May 2 and discuss with other curious explorers.

recommended by CalgaryLibrary_Adults

Fiction / Audiobooks
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Storytellers in the Spotlight

Good narration takes an audiobook to the next level. Check out books read by some of the industry's most highly acclaimed voices.

recommended by Kristin_M_M

Non-Fiction / Worth Reading
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Magnificent Minds

Great minds in history that revolutionized how we think about and see the world around us.

recommended by Dieu_D

Kids / First Books
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Who Woke the Baby?
By Jane Clarke

This book is clever and so much fun to read aloud - preferably all in one breath!

recommended by Suzen_S

Music / To Get Moving
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Be Your Own Hero

Empowering songs to help you make it on your own no matter what life throws at you — the musical equivalent to motivational quotes!

recommended by Dieu_D

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New Spring Programs

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

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New! Book a Library Program Room Online

Now you can book our program rooms online, for free, with your Calgary Public Library card.

Community / Get Involved
Thank You Volunteers!
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Thank You Volunteers!

On April 15, we celebrated the Library's outstanding volunteers, like Marian Erb, at our 42nd annual Volunteer Recognition Event.

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Our Picks for the Whole Family

Download or pick up our Librarian-approved 2016 Year of Reading Guides for all ages.

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