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One-Day Book Drive

Give your books a new life and donate them on July 21 to the One-Day Only Book Drive!

Featured / Read Now
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eMagazine of the Month

In the latest issue of Canadian Geographic read about the history of Indigenous traditions celebrated at the Calgary Stampede!

Featured / What's On

One Big JAM – From the Heart of the City

Memorial Park Library

Musicians and music lovers weave together a mixture of styles at a one-of-a kind experience in this special edition of One Big JAM.

Featured / What's On

Reading with Royalty

Jul 21st

Celebrate inclusion and diversity with our fun and glamourous storytime, led by local drag queens and kings. Supported by ATB Financial.

Featured / Programs

Choosing Quality Child Care

Learn about different options in child care, how those choices impact your child, access to subsidies, and questions to ask providers.

Featured / Programs

Career Coaching

Brush up your resume, cover letter, and interview skills with one-on-one help with an HR professional.

Featured / Adults

Settlement Services for Newcomers

Meet one-on-one with a settlement worker and ask all your questions about language learning, immigration, employment, housing and much more!

Kids / Early Literacy
Staff List

July Staff Picks for Young Children

This month's recommendations for younger kids from Calgary Public Library.

recommended by CalgaryLibrary_Kids

Movies & TV / Worth Watching
Staff List

Wicked Waxheads

Does the summer heat make you wish you were hitting the surf?

recommended by Laura_X

Books / Worth Reading
Staff List

A Midsummer Night's Read

Take advantage of every last ounce of daylight by curling up with these awesome summer titles that are sure to keep you reading late into…

recommended by Pippa_R

Books / Great Reads
Staff List

Precocious Pets

Cat lovers and dog lovers unite! These irresistibly cute collections of poems, photos, and letters from our favourite furry friends are…

recommended by Kristin_M_M

Kids / Great Reads
Staff List

Page Turners so Good, You'll Lose…

Get lost in one of these can't-put-down reads! They're so good, you'll be hooked after turning the first page...

recommended by Jessica_M_

Music / Take a Listen
Staff List

Here Comes the Bride

Getting married and need some help choosing the music for your big day? Find the perfect songs from classical to pop on Freegal Music.

recommended by Dieu_D

Library / News

Join Our Board

We're looking for 3 community-focused individuals to join our board & connect Calgarians to ideas, experiences, inspiration, and insight.

Library / Summer

Are You Up For The Challenge?

This summer, join us for over 500 FREE programs — plus a chance at awesome prizes. Register today!

Library / New Central Library

Call for Artist in Residence

Display your work and process as the new Artist in Residence in fall 2018! Applications are now open.

Library / News

Call for Author in Residence

Champion the joy of reading and connect readers and writers as the 2019 Author in Residence. Applications are now open!

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