Challenge Yourself

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Youth Read officially launches on June 20! Starting that day, we will give you up to five new challenges each week that you must complete in order to earn digital badges and win some fabulous prizes! One will always be a reading challenge - to read for a minimum of five hours and track your reading time.  […]

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Discover Both Sides of the Story

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Discover both sides of the story with Canadian Points of View Reference Centre. Canadian Points of View Reference Centre with help you gain a balanced perspective, strengthen your critical thinking skills, and help you develop persuasive arguments for your essays and debates.  With a focus on current events and controversial issues that affect Canadians, this is a great resource […]

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5 Great E-Resources for Back to School

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These five e-resources will help you start your school year right! Your Calgary Public Library membership gives you free access to these and dozens more in our E-Library.   brainfuse HelpNow -- NEW! Our newest e-resource is brainfuse HelpNow -- with FREE ONLINE TUTORING. Get expert help with homework, writing assignments, or build your study skills. Use HelpNow to chat live with […]

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The George Awards – Youth Read Week Eight

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Every week, our Youth Read judges choose entries that we think exemplify the challenges we set.  Those participants are awarded a special badge — the George Award! (Youth Read is our free online summer reading program for teens. It's not too late to enter; join now at calgaryyouthread.ca!) The entries were unbelievable this week!  We asked for […]

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The George Awards – Silhouettes & Shadows

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Every week, our Youth Read judges choose entries that we think exemplify the challenges we set.  Those participants are awarded a special badge — the George Award! (Youth Read is our free online summer reading program for teens. It's not too late to enter; join now at calgaryyouthread.ca!) We had so many amazing photos for our Silhouettes […]

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The George Awards – Youth Read Week Seven

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Every week, our Youth Read judges choose entries that we think exemplify the challenges we set.  Those participants are awarded a special badge — the George Award! (Youth Read is our free online summer reading program for teens. It's not too late to enter; join now at calgaryyouthread.ca!) Week Seven was all about our favourite boy wizard […]

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The George Awards – Youth Read Week Six

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Every week, our Youth Read judges choose entries that we think exemplify the challenges we set.  Those participants are awarded a special badge — the George Award! (Youth Read is our free online summer reading program for teens. It's not too late to enter; join now at calgaryyouthread.ca!) Last week we asked you to redraw an old […]

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The George Awards – Youth Read Week Five

Every week, our Youth Read judges will be choosing entries that we think exemplify the challenges we set.  Those participants are awarded a special badge - the George Award! In week five, we asked you to imagine villains as children and tell us what went wrong, and to replace your face in our photo challenge. You […]

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The George Awards – Youth Read Week Four

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Every week, our Youth Read judges will be choosing entries that we think exemplify the challenges we set.  Those participants are awarded a special badge - the George Award! This week we had talented writers, fabulous photographers, and minions everywhere... Check out the Write Something winners here: Write Something.

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George Awards – Youth Read Week Three

Every week, our Youth Read judges will be choosing entries that we think exemplify the challenges we set.  Those participants are awarded a special badge - the George Award! In Week 3 we asked you to draw something, and as usual, you blew us away with your creativity and talent.  See the gallery below for our […]

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