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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.

Featured / Adults
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Our History Through Images with MRU

Jul 5th | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Fish Creek Library

Explore the origins and effects of residential schools in Canada from the 1600s to the present. Led by Dr. Jennifer Pettit, MRU.

Featured / Kids
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Campfire Cowboys and Cowgirls Storytime

Stampede to the Library for tales about cowboys, cowgirls, and the Old West. Wear your best western duds!

Featured / Adults
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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.

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 / Adults
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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.

Featured / Teens
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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!

Books / Read150
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Picture Books for the Soul

Emotionally evocative, beautifully illustrated picture books that adults will love, too.

recommended by Nicholle_P

Teens / Fiction
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Indigenous Voices

Celebrate the rich and diverse cultures of Canada's First Nations by checking out some of these fantastic authors.

recommended by Brin_B

Books / Read150
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Canuck Comics

10 must read comic books and graphic novels about Canadians by Canadians—and perfect for our #Read150 challenge.

recommended by Laura_C_

Kids / Non-Fiction
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Catch the Canadian Craze!

Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday by discovering fascinating Canadian facts, history and even some spooky stories...

recommended by Jessica_M_

Fiction / eBooks
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Detecting Canada

Cool Canadian whodunits and thrillers for hot summer days.

recommended by Lanni_T

Kids / Fiction
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June 2017 Staff Picks for Kids

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

recommended by CalgaryLibrary_Kids

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Teens Read 150

We challenge you to read for 150 hours this summer! Sign up now, then start tracking your reading on July 1st to earn badges and win prizes.

Community / Stories

Happy 106th City Hall!

By Calgarylibrary

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!

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