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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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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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Read With Me—for Five Years!
By James

One hour a week for five years. Is that enough to make a difference in a child’s life? For Josephine Carlos and her young mentee, Estelle, …

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Beanstack: Handpicked Titles For Kids!

Personalized librarian-recommended books and apps for kids, sent weekly to your email!

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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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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!

Fiction / Fantasy & Sci-Fi
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Surprise! You're Reading Science Fiction…

Sometime the borders of a genre blur. You may think Science Fiction/Fantasy is all tentacle-headed aliens and sword wielding rodents, but that…

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Calgary / Summer Reading Challenge
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Laugh: Adult Summer Reading Week 6

Before September hits and things get really serious, take time to enjoy a book that will make you laugh out loud!

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Kids / Fiction
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Celebrating Beatrix Potter

Classic children's author Beatrix Potter was born on July 28, 1866. Celebrate by reading one of her famous works!

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Kids / Fiction
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Are We There Yet?

10 great audiobooks the whole family can enjoy! We’ve picked the best titles to pave your way to a fun summer road trip.

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Fiction / Author Spotlight
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Ann Rule, 1930-2015

Read the novels of ex-police officer turned true crime author, Ann Rule, at your library.

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Fiction / Worth Reading
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July Staff Picks for Adults

This month's recommendations for adults from Calgary Public Library.

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

Talented writers, fabulous photographers, and minions everywhere...

Share / Your Reads

Book haul from @calgarylibrary! Love the New & Notable section. Found some great reads in there. #loveofreading pic.twitter.com/KQxkUDoVBB

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sliceofbrie Roamin' the aisles (my very favourite kind!)
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