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Joseph Boyden
May 1st | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Central Library

The renowned national and international author's engrossing presentation addresses reconciliation in a complex world.

Featured / All Ages
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Explore Calgary with author Lori Beattie

Explore Calgary's neighbourhoods one step at a time with local author Lori Beattie.

Featured / Readers
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#Read150 to Win!

We challenge you to read 150 books this year! Download our Great Reads for 2017 reading guide to get started, then enter to win!

Featured / Adults
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Towards a Prairie Atonement
Apr 20th | 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Memorial Park Library

Award-winning author and naturalist Trevor Herriot chronicles the social history of the prairies and Indigenous displacement.

Featured / Adults
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Libin 101: Heart Health

Join a researcher from the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta (U of C, AHS) for a discussion on the human heart and current research.

Featured / Kids
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Embark on a Math Quest!

Embark on a math quest! Explore the library while you complete fun numeracy challenges that support what you learn in school.

Featured / E-Library
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The New PressReader

Read 3000+ newspapers and magazines from 100+ countries in 60+ languages on your computer or mobile device.

Featured / E-Library
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Learn a New Language with Rosetta Stone!

Login with your library card to access online courses for 30 languages, including Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Japanese and much more!

Featured / E-Library
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eMagazine of the Month

On the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, Canada's History magazine reflects on what the battle means to Canadians today.

Featured / Teens
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Teen Book Discussion Groups

Read great young adult novels, then meet up to dive into the books or topic with other teens.

Books / Worth Reading
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Short & Sweet Reads for #Read150

Need some help with your #Read150 goal? To get you back on track here are some books that are all under 200 pages!

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Fiction / eBooks
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Everyday Shakespeare

Shakespeare is credited with coining many of the phrases and words we use today. Find out how you've been using the Bard's words!

recommended by Dieu_D

Movies & TV / Hot Docs
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A Good Planet Is Hard to Find

These documentaries take a look at the ecosystems, natural wonders, and diversity of life on Earth — the only planet we call home.

recommended by Dieu_D

Books / to Inspire
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Nature Verses Nurture

April is National Poetry Month, and Earth Day is on April 22; find inspiration in these nurturing verses about Nature.

recommended by Liesel_C

Kids / Picture Books
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Nose Picking, Floor Licking

Books can be perfect for introducing good behaviours, or deterring ones that are not so good. Some make it very fun!

recommended by Katie_N

Non-Fiction / Nature & Environment
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Celebrate Earth Day

It's easy being green thanks to these great eco-reads!

recommended by Alena_T

Library / Check It Out
Bill's Book Café
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Bill's Book Café
May 12th | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Alexander Calhoun Library

Explore the culinary richness of Canada with cookbook author and editor Julie Van Rosendaal and Library CEO Bill Ptacek.

Community / Stories
The Fight for the Right to Vote
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The Fight for the Right to Vote
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Women’s suffrage in Canada was a decades-long struggle for equality and justice to improve the lives of women and children, and Canadians in…

Library / Check It Out
Together We Read
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Together We Read

Join the Together We Read Digital Book Club offered by OverDrive and start reading “Amazing Grace” now!

Library / Check It Out
New Spring Programs
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New Spring Programs

Download a copy of the May-June 2017 issue of Library Connect or pick one up at your local community library. Register for programs online …

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