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Books / Worth Reading
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Resolve to Read More in 2019

Research shows that reading is relaxing. So, make it a “chill” year by reading more, starting with some of these great titles.

recommended by Liesel_C

Kids / Early Literacy
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Books for Bessie's Birthday

Let your imagination soar with Bessie, the first African American and first Indigenous person to hold an international pilot's license.

recommended by EmilyUrsuliak

Books / Worth Reading
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Classic Science Fiction

Check out these classic tales of science fiction, starting with Jules Verne, the "Father of Science Fiction". Or was that HG Wells?

recommended by Meera_T

Movies & TV / Worth Watching
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Strokes of Genius

For art lovers, or for those needing some creative inspiration, films about the creative geniuses who turned their lives to art.

recommended by Dieu_D

Music / Listen Up
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The Cinematic Music of John Williams

He's composed the music for just about every movie you've seen and loved.

recommended by Meera_T

Books / Worth Reading (Again)
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Remembering Mary Oliver

Beloved and Pulitzer-winning poet, Mary Oliver has died aged 83. "Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild & precious life?"

recommended by Dieu_D

Library / Indigenous

Indigenous Languages Resource Centre

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Indigenous Languages Resource Centre

Programming will help protect, preserve, and promote Indigenous culture, thanks to $1 million in funding from the Government of Alberta.

Library / Resources

Eight New Library Card Perks to Discover

By Calgarylibrary
Blogpost

Eight New Library Card Perks to Discover

By Calgarylibrary

There's so many ways to use your free Calgary Public Library card, but here's eight perks, just to get you started.

Library / Central Library
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Child Minding

Attend adult programs at the Central Library while your children are cared for in a safe and engaging environment.

Community / New Programming

New Storytime with the Fire Department

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New Storytime with the Fire Department

Read a story with a local firefighter and then, availability permitting, take a tour of a working fire engine at eight Library locations.

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