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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The George Awards – Youth Read Week Two

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 Two, we had eyebombing, superhero dream teams, and misheard lyrics - and the results were awesome. You had lots of great ideas for superhero/villain team ups […]

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Read With Me—for Five Years!

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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, the answer is a resounding yes. Josephine, a TD Read With Me volunteer, started work Estelle in July of 2010. Throughout the program, Estelle’s English literacy skills improved tremendously. […]

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The George Awards – Youth Read Week One

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 One, the Summer Haiku challenge gave us some amazing poems: Public swimming pool Sunburnt toddler in swim trunks My last swim; his first.  By bethelo Anticipation […]

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Free Access to The World’s Largest Online Classical Music Library

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Did you know, that your Calgary Public Library membership provides you with free access to the world's largest online classical music library?   Naxos Music Library boasts a collection of over 111,000 complete albums (that's over 1 million tracks), with over 800 new albums added to the library every month.  And, as a Calgary Public […]

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Youth Read 2015

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Sign up now for a shot at over $2,500 in prizes! Youth Read is our online summer reading program for teens ages 13 to 17 — but it's so much more than just books! Each week we’ll post a number of challenges. One will always involve reading; the others will let you show off your creative […]

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rihannaboi95: a viral play by Jordan Tannahill

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Imagine this scene: you're alone, in a dark bedroom, trying to explain to 100,000 strangers how your life has gone wrong.  Sunny started making videos just because he loved Rihanna's music - but now he's dealing with bullies, his own sexual identity, and the consequences of the choices made by him and the people around him. […]

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Discover Gale Courses

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Gale Courses are interactive, instructor-led, online courses on a wide variety of topics offered free to Library patrons through the E-Library. Library card holders can take two Gale Courses per subscription year (April 1, 2015 - March 31, 2016). Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month. Courses in which the patron was […]

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Level Up! Teen Gaming Club

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If you love video games or tabletop gaming, this club is for you.  We have a brand-new PS4 and a great selection of classic and new tabletop games: Monopoly, Clue, Ticket to Ride, King of Tokyo, and plenty more.  Play just for fun, or enter a competition to win some great prizes! Drop in after school to […]

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