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Side-Saddled: Writers Take on Stampede

Jun 29th | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Memorial Park Library

Calgary authors Aretha Van Herk, Susan Calder, Emily Ursuliak, and Kris Demeanor look at Stampede through a wild and woolly literary lens.

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LIBIN 101: Explore Heart Health Research

Jun 28th | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Crowfoot Library

Join a researcher from the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta (U of C, AHS) for a discussion on the human heart and current research.

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Summer Programs for Kids, Teens & Adults

We’ve got your summer covered with free Library programs for kids, teens, and adults.

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D-Day: The Canadians at Normandy

Join military historian Stéphane Guevremont with a multimedia interpretation of this famous battle, highlighting Canada's contribution.

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Savvy Seniors: Seniors and Scams

Learn about the four types of scams targeting seniors, including: Investment, Windfall, Heartstring, and House & Home.

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codeTEEN: Intro to Game Design

Find out what makes a good game and develop basic coding skills as you create the games YOU want to play!

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Get Hiking with e-Trail Guides

Find Gillean Daffern's popular Kananaskis Country Trail Guides and more in the "Read Alberta eBooks" resource in our E-Library.

Featured / Kids
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St. Patrick's Island Storytimes

St. Patrick's Island

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

Featured / E-Library
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eMagazine of the Month

In the latest issue of Canadian Geographic, learn about the cultural and business successes of Fredericton's St. Mary's First Nation.

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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.

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.

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Welcome to the Library — in Urdu!

Learn how to use Calgary Public Library with the RBC Welcome to the Library video. Now available with Urdu subtitles.

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Canada's First Authors

In honour of National Aboriginal History Month, delve into stories, poems, and plays to learn about and celebrate Indigenous cultures.

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Kids / Explore
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3 Things for Canada

Join us for our 3 Things for Canada: Summer Learning program! Start with books to inspire your child to Read, Learn and Act this summer.

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Fiction / Canada 150
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CanLit 150

Celebrate Canada's sesquicentennial and participate in #Read150 with books by fantastic Canadian authors.

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Kids / Fiction
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June 2017 Staff Picks for Kids

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

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Non-Fiction / Canada 150
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Canada Cooks!

Get in the kitchen, Canada, and cook up a feast with some of these fantastic e-cookbooks.

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Hit the Road

Get ready to ride, with this playlist inspired by Bike Month.

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Community / Stories

Happy 106th City Hall!

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Happy 106th City Hall!

By Calgarylibrary

Calgary's City Hall building opened June 26, 1911. The next year 210 palm trees were planted around the grounds.

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Read150 Summer Reading Prize

To help make this your best ever summer of reading, start tracking your reading on Beanstack to enter to win!

Community / Stories

54 years ago...

By Calgarylibrary
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54 years ago...

By Calgarylibrary

Central Library opened on June 15, 1963. Take a look back at Central Library—when it was the "new" Central Library!

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