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Catherine Graham at Spur Festival

Jun 4th | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Memorial Park Library

Catherine Graham's debut novel weaves a mysterious, hypnotic tale of loss, deception, and the courage to swim the depths of life alone.

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Louis Riel Then and Now

May 31st | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Nicholls Family Library

Explore the history and representations of Louis Riel, the most controversial figure in Canadian history.

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Get to Know Your Library Tours

Did you know that each library is designed serve the needs of its surrounding community? The collections at Saddletowne are different than …

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Join a Book Discussion Group!

Travel the world of ideas while sharing your book lust with other Calgarians! May's theme is Great Canadians for Canada's sesquicentennial.

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!

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Baby's Big Playdate

Join us for a fun and social hour of discovery and exploration.

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Learn Online with Lynda.com!

Learn a new skill online, on your time! Access over 4000 courses in business, technology and creative skills taught by industry experts.

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Idea Coaching — Unleash Your Creativity

Our talented community experts will guide you through great brainstorming activities and provide a crash course in creative thinking.

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eMagazine of the Month

In the latest issue of Garden Making magazine, learn all about ferns for Canadian gardens, how to expand your veggie patch, and much more!

Teens / Fiction
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MAYDAY May Days

Stories on earthquakes, volcanoes, and a crazy blizzard (#calgaryweather) to keep you company during the month of May.

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Fiction / Worth Reading
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The Geek Is Strong With This One

Celebrate Geek Pride Day with us! From Doctor Who to Harry Potter, we've got your inner nerd covered.

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Fiction / Worth Reading
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Authors of Asia

Immerse yourself in powerful novels this May for Asian Heritage Month.

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Kids / Picture Books
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Get into Shapes!

When we introduce our children to shapes we are giving them skills to understand geometry concepts later in school.

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Non-Fiction / Career & Business
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Kidpreneurs

Summer is around the corner, and it’s a great time for kids to build a business. These reads will help you teach them real life skills, bui…

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Kids / Explore
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Get Outside and Play Week

Leave the house! Go out! Discover! Play! Explore the amazing world that exists outdoors.

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Community / Stories

When six stories equaled “skyscraper"...

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When six stories equaled “skyscraper"...

By Calgarylibrary

The Grain Exchange building became a symbol of Calgary’s rising agricultural importance, as well as a symbol of a modernizing city.

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Prepare Your Teen for a Great Career

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Prepare Your Teen for a Great Career

Explore career tools and resources in this interactive workshop with the experts at SAIT and the Calgary Board of Education.

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