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Explore Calgary with author Lori Beattie

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

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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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Find Out What We Recommend

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

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.

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.

Calgary / What's On
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Guest Creators at Comic Expo 2017

Catch up on some of these titles before seeing their authors and illustrators at this year's Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo.

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Teens / Fiction
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Superheroes, Over Here Please

Calling all superheroes and fans of superheroes! These books contain superheroes. Super villains may be included.

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Non-Fiction / Worth Reading
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Map Lovers' Guide to the World

Whether you want to lose yourself in the art, or find your way in the science, cartography is where it's at!

recommended by Phil_R

Kids / First Books
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Put on Your Baby Face

Babies learn a whole range of human emotion by studying faces. Share the beautiful and diverse baby faces in these books with your wee one.

recommended by Suzen_S

Music / Spotlight
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Best New in Music from Freegal

Some of the best new releases on Freegal Music, including Amy Shark's buzzworthy EP, Night Thinker.

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Movies & TV / Worth Watching
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Brilliant Biopics

If you like films that focus on fascinating people, here's a selection of thought-provoking biographical films.

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Community / Stories
From Garbage Dump to Historic Resource
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From Garbage Dump to Historic Resource
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They may be popular now, but some of Calgary’s iconic Centennial attractions had less than glamorous beginnings...

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Library's 2,957 Volunteers Honoured

Calgary Public Library’s 2,957 volunteers give more than 68,000 hours annually, allowing the Library to offer more programs, in more locati…

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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.

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.

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