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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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Baby Rhyme Time

Welcome your baby to the library! Enjoy songs, rhymes, and stories that will make your baby smile.

Calgary Public Library can help you grow a reader with a few easy steps.

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Basic Computer Skills for the Workplace

Learn the fundamental computer competencies needed to survive and prosper in today's fast-changing workplace.

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Join the TD Summer Reading Club!

Librarians Christine and Chelsea share all the exciting details of this year's TD Summer Reading Club. Register today!

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Stories for Adventurous Families

Going camping? Watch some of these animated, talking picture books all about adventures in the great outdoors.

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Hola! Learn a new language with Mango

Mango Languages offers online instruction in 64 languages. Pick one and conquer the world!

Calgary / Summer Reading Challenge
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Live: Adult Summer Reading Week 5

The lives of others: ordinary lives, lives that changed history, lives full of adventure or adversity. This is the stuff of great storytelling.…

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Music / in Calgary
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Calgary Folk Festival Picks

Find your tarp and get ready for Folk Fest with some of the artists from the 2015 lineup.

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Teens / Fiction
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July Staff Picks for Teens

Our favourite YA books this month. Some new, some old, all awesome!

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Fiction / Worth Reading
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Sounds Appetizing!

Enjoy a foodie fiction title and come back for seconds.

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The Vinyl Cafe — on Freegal!

Listen to favourite Canadian storyteller, Stuart McLean, as he recounts the hilarious adventures of Dave & Morley.

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Non-Fiction / Career Development
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Networking with LinkedIn

These books and online resources will help you get the most out of this increasingly popular and necessary social networking site.

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

Googly eyes, superheroes, and misheard lyrics - the best of Youth Read Week Two.…

Library / Foundation

calgarylibrary Love this personalized Library card! What will yours look like? Find the perfect picture, then visit www.librarystore.ca to order yours. All…
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In case you missed the memo (like me!) @calgarylibrary memberships are now free! (and have been for awhile apparently)... #ChristmasInJuly

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