One Year of Library Stories

How has Calgary Public Library made a difference in your life? We posed this question one year ago, and started sharing people’s answers through our Library Stories initiative. Calgarians told us memorable stories, about how the Library made them feel connected to their community, how it brought families closer together, and how it helped during…
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‘Invaluable Places in Our Communities’: Frank O’Keeffe’s Library Story

Frank O’Keeffe has lived all over the world, but no matter where he travels one thing never changes — how close he stays to his local library. “I’ve always gone to the library wherever I’ve lived. They are invaluable places in our communities, and have always brought such joy to my family,” he says. “We…
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Eight New Library Card Perks You Need to Know About Now

Love podcasts? You’re going to love our new speaker series. Podcast Live! features leading podcasters and innovators behind popular shows like “Radiolab” and “Invisible City.” Learn about and register for upcoming free events on our programs page. Indigenous Language Revitalization camps are now part of Library programming! In partnership with the Aboriginal Friendship Centre of…
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‘A Friend of the Library’: Esandi’s Library Story

Eleven-year-old Esandi Babaranda loves Calgary’s libraries. She has been visiting libraries weekly for the past four years, ever since her family moved to Calgary from Vancouver. Esandi goes to Crowfoot Library, in the city’s northwest, most often. “It’s beautiful here,” she says. It’s hard for Esandi to pick her favourite thing about Crowfoot Library, because…
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Take Online Music Lessons with ArtistWorks

Want to learn to play a new instrument? You can now watch step-by-step video music lessons with experts, thanks to a new eResource called ArtistWorks for Libraries. Learn fundamental and intermediate skills from Grammy Award-winning music and artistic professionals. ArtistWorks offers video music lessons on many instruments, including: eight styles of guitar (rock, classical, jazz…
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