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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.

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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.

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

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

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

Books / Worth Reading
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Art of Darkness

These black book covers are art in their own right. What powerful stories will you find within?

recommended by Kristin_M_M

Books / Worth Reading
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Know Your Kings

While waiting for the next Game of Thrones season, read about the memorable blue-blooded rulers in fiction.

recommended by Lanni_T

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Introducing our 2016 Author in Residence

Micheline Maylor, award-winning poet and editor, and the City of Calgary’s 2016–2018 Poet Laureate, is our 2016 Author in Residence.

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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.

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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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