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An Evening with Nancy Pearl

Nancy Pearl, the bestselling author and renowned librarian who has her own action figure, is coming to Calgary.

Featured / Adults
Featured / Adults
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A Book of Letters with Rona Altrows

Apr 21st | 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Memorial Park Library

In this new novel from acclaimed local author, Rona Altrows, a series of letters tells a bigger story about fierce friendship and setting...

Featured / All Ages
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International Jazz Day Performances

Apr 24th - Apr 29th
Various locations

Join us as we celebrate International Jazz Day with Jazz YYC and special guests.

Featured / Adults
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Story as Medicine with David Bouchard

May 3rd | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Central Library

Métis author and literacy champion David Bouchard’s powerful presentation looks at how our stories can heal and connect us as a community.

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Spring Book Discussion Groups

Our Book Discussion Groups are great ways to connect with book lovers and find fantastic new reads.

Featured / All Ages
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Live Art with Ian and Samuel

Central Library

Join artists Ian and Samuel every Tuesday for live art demonstrations.

Featured / E-Library
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eMagazine of the Month

In Mother Earth Living magazine, find information on the traditional uses of plants, recipes on healthy food, and much more!

Featured / All Ages
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New Spring Programs

The May – June issue of Library Connect is now available at your library and online.

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.

Books / Poetry
Staff List

Power of the Poets

In honour of National Poetry Month, we present some of the most exciting, brave, and profound work from all over Canada.

recommended by Phil_R

Movies & TV / Hot Docs
Staff List

Documentaries: Now Streaming

These groundbreaking docs address a variety of ethical problems and shine their spotlights on a host of fascinating experiences.

recommended by Dobrila_T

Books / eBooks
Staff List

Welcome to Night Vale

Surreal and subversive dark humour with a supernatural flair. These twisted tales would make the residents of Night Vale proud.

recommended by Kristin_M_M

Movies & TV / Worth Watching
Staff List

Pulse of the Planet

Cinema and digital culture collide in these films and TV shows for technophiles and technophobes alike.

recommended by Dobrila_T

Music / for Families
Staff List

Kid-Friendly Music Even Parents Can Love

Tired of singing "Wheels on the Bus"? These albums for families will add new music to your repertoire.

recommended by Dieu_D

Music / Get Streaming
Staff List

Kickin' It Back Old School Style

No matter what your age, it's hard to resist the classic songs of the past. From the 50s to the 90s, revisit the hits (and some memories).

recommended by Dieu_D

Share / Your Library Story
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Share Your Library Story — and Win!

Share your Library Story by April 30 and enter to win a $100 Lukes Drug Mart gift card and a Library Store prize pack.

Share / Your Library Story
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Meet Two Remarkable Volunteers

Nellie and Norma are two of the Library's longest-serving volunteers, with a combined total of nearly 88 years of helping Calgarians.

Library / Check It Out

Learn 80 Languages With Pronunciator

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Learn 80 Languages With Pronunciator

Access self-directed lessons, quizzes, live tutors, movies, music with lyrics, and pronunciation analysis, with courses for adults and kids.

Share / Your Library Story

A Dream Come True

By Calgarylibrary
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A Dream Come True

By Calgarylibrary

As a little kid in the 1980s, I had assumed public libraries only existed on television — that they were part of a dream world that was…

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