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Darlene Foster Author Reading

Darlene Foster as shares her latest children's book Amanda in New Mexico: Ghosts in the Wind. The main character, Amanda, is from Calgary!

Featured / Teens

Reality is Optional Writing Club

Play with your words in this creative writing club with local young adult author Kim Firmston.

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!

Featured / Kids

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
Canadian Wildlife magazine cover with photo of waterfall. Canadian Wildlife magazine cover with photo of waterfall.
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eMagazine of the Month

Explore Canada's national parks in the latest issue of Canadian Wildlife. Visit a national park and celebrate Canada 150!

Featured / Adults

Career Basics with Bow Valley College

Join us for workshops on resumes, interviews and mid-life career changes led by experts from Bow Valley College.

Featured / All Ages

Crack the Code: Intro to Programming

Bring the whole family for a fun introduction to computer programming!

Featured / Kids

Colossal Calgary Playdate

Play builds the foundation for a lifetime of learning. Come prepared to PLAY with your baby or toddler at the best playdate ever!

Featured / Kids

St. Patrick's Island Storytimes

St. Patrick's Island

Join us in the park amphitheatre for stories, songs, and rhymes (weather permitting).

Non-Fiction / Food and Cooking
Staff List

Summer Treats and Picnic Eats

Peaches, pies, and portable delights... we have endless inspiration for your next summer gathering.

recommended by Alena_T

Fiction / Worth Reading
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Do the dog days of August leave you feeling stranded on a desert island? Rescue is on the way.

recommended by Phil_R

Kids / Picture Books
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August Staff Picks for Young Children

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

recommended by CalgaryLibrary_Kids

Music / Spotlight
Only You Remixes Zara Larsson Only You Remixes Zara Larsson
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Best of New Music from Freegal

A selection of some of the best new releases on Freegal Music from Kesha, Zara Larrson, Foster the People and more!

recommended by Dieu_D

Movies & TV / Worth Watching
Staff List

True Stories

The best biography films highlight the defining moments of extraordinary lives.

recommended by Dobrila_T

Teens / Fiction
Staff List

Road Trip: Québec

Cette semaine on passe par Québec! Every week you will find a new list of books in honour of Teens Read 150.

recommended by Brin_B

Library / Programs

New Fall Programs


New Fall Programs

Plan now to register for awesome, free Library programs for you and your family.

Share / Read150

Let's See Your Reads

Why not win when you read? Track your reads and share them on social media for your chance to win!

Library / Programs

Summer Fun for Kids at the Library

Pick up a School's Out activity booklet and keep your kids reading, learning—and taking action to make a difference in their community.

Community / Stories

Meet our new volunteer

Imagine sitting down and talking books with the head of a university English department...

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