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Great Debates: CalgaryNEXT
Mar 29th | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Central Library

Join City Councillors Andre Chabot and Gian-Carlo Carra as they debate the pros and cons of the Calgary NEXT multisport stadium.

Featured / Adults
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Cannabis, the Brain and Public Health
Mar 24th | 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Central Library

It’s more important than ever to understand the science: how does cannabis affect the brain and what does this mean for public health?

Featured / Adults
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History Matters: Petronizing Our Past
Apr 2nd | 2:00pm - 3:30pm
John Dutton Theatre, Central Librar…

University of Calgary's Dr. Petra Dolata, explores how the oil industry has influenced the story of Alberta's history.

Featured / All Ages
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As Long As the Sun Shines
Apr 7th | 11:00am - 11:45am
Forest Lawn Library

Learn about the shared history of this land through a magical light and shadow play emphasizing healing and friendship by Quest Theatre.

Featured / Adults
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Books Centre Stage With Theatre Calgary

Join Theatre Calgary and American Conservatory Theater for a discussion about this world premiere theatre production.

Featured / Adults
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Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

Drop in for free, one-on-one help with your tax return, first-come, first-served! Note: there is an eligibility requirement based on income.

Featured / Online Courses
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Online Resource
Start Your Own Edible Garden

In this course, you'll learn how to grow delicious, nutritious fruit and vegetables in your own backyard!

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 / Adults
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Locked Library — Back by Popular Demand!
May 6th | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Fish Creek Library

Imagine being locked in the Library after dark. Join us on May 6, 2017 for another Library After Dark series at Fish Creek Library.

Featured / E-Library
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Online Resource
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.

Non-Fiction / Food and Cooking
Staff List
Cook 150

Want a unique way to celebrate Canada 150? Try whipping up some mouthwatering cuisine from talented chefs of the True North!

recommended by Alena_T

Music / Spotlight
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Staff List
Chuck Berry, 1926–2017

“I grew up thinking art was pictures until I got into music and found I was an artist and didn't paint.” - Charles "Chuck" Berry

recommended by Dieu_D

Kids / Picture Books
Staff List
Spring Break Travels

Are you gearing up for Spring Break? These books will be helpful if there's a new experience (or two!) in your future.

recommended by Katie_N

Non-Fiction / Food and Cooking
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Staff Pick
Art of the Pie
By Kate McDermott

The only pie cookbook you need is this year's selection for OverDrive's Big Library Read (BLR) global book club. Kate McDermott has taug… More

recommended by Laura_C_

Movies & TV / Worth Watching
Staff List
North of Hollywood

Mark the milestone of Canada's 150th birthday by watching these fine examples of Canadian film and television.

recommended by Dobrila_T

Kids / Picture Books
Staff List
March Staff Picks for Young Children

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

recommended by CalgaryLibrary_Kids

Community / Stories
Wanted: Stalwart peasants, born on the s…
By Calgarylibrary
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Wanted: Stalwart peasants, born on the s…
By Calgarylibrary

Canada, at the turn of the century, desperately wanted immigrants. And not just any immigrants. Clifford Sifton, Minister of the Interior from…

Library / Check It Out
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We Recommend

Looking for your next read? Get personalized reading recommendations for titles you might like, sent directly to your inbox every month!

Share / Read150
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Great Reads for 2017

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

Community / Stories
Throwback Thursday—Canada150 edition
By Calgarylibrary
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Throwback Thursday—Canada150 edition
By Calgarylibrary

Calgary Public Library owes its beginnings to a very determined woman... Meet Annie Davidson in this week's #tbt150 post.

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