All Library locations (except Rocky Ridge) will be closed on Monday, October 10 for Thanksgiving. Access to our catalogue, telephone renewal service, and Digital Library resources will also be interrupted due to scheduled web maintenance.

About the Library

Potentials Realized

Calgary Public Library empowers community by connecting people to ideas and experiences, inspiration and insight. The organization’s vision is Potentials Realized.

Learn about the Library's mission and vision

Jobs at the Library

Join the Calgary Public Library, with opportunities at Calgary's 21 libraries regularly posted.

Make us part of your career story

Library Leadership

The Leadership Team guides Calgary Public Library and manages daily operations, overseeing an organization that has been inspiring the life stories of Calgarians for more than 100 years.

Meet the leadership team

Jobs at the Library

Join the Calgary Public Library, with opportunities at Calgary's 21 libraries regularly posted.

View current opportunities

Partnership Opportunities

Calgary Public Library works collaboratively with many organizations, corporations, and individuals each year to offer high-quality programs and services based on the needs of the community, and varied exhibits and installations to spark the imagination. If you or your organization would like to explore partnering with the Library, please complete our online form.

Go to the partnership opportunity online form

Library Collections

Calgary Public Library is committed to providing the widest possible access to information materials. We offer a wide range of physical and digital resources for users of every age, ability, and interest.

Learn about our collections

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Calgary Public Library is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and dignity in all spaces we occupy and in all aspects of our community role.

Learn about our commitment

Media Centre

Visitors and media can find guidelines for taking pictures at libraries. Media can also read press releases here.

Visit the Media Centre

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The Library Board

The Library Board, appointed by the City of Calgary, represents the communities the Library serves. Agendas and minutes from board meetings are also available.

Meet the Library Board


Annual reports and other publications are available as PDF downloads.

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