‘The Perfect Place to Meet Your Neighbours’: Julia’s Library Story

When Calgary mom Mirna Khaled’s young daughter Julia felt she could not relate to picture books because none of the characters were in a wheelchair like her, Mirna helped write Julia her own book. Julia is an eight-year-old who has cerebral palsy. Her mother Mirna wanted people to "see her, not the wheelchair," so she…
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Join the Ultimate Summer Challenge for Indigenous Programs and Installations

The Library is the place to be this summer! Ultimate Summer Challenge — our summer learning program for kids, families, and teens — involves hundreds of free programs and six unique installations, including Indigenous programming for everybody. Remember to register for Ultimate Summer Challenge for a chance at awesome prizes. Tipi at Fish Creek Library…
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10 Free Ultimate Summer Challenge Programs You Won’t Want to Miss

Kids, families, and teens are invited to the Library this summer for more than 500 free programs — plus a chance at awesome prizes! Calgary Public Library has partnered with 40 local organizations for workshops, performances, demonstrations, and large-scale installations, including All About Animals, Cowboy Sing-Along, Hip Hop, Indigenous Drumming Circle, Radical Robots, and Zine…
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15 Library Card Perks You Need to Know About Now

1. Use your Calgary Public Library card to access free eBooks. It’s easy to download eBooks onto a computer, smartphone, or tablet using our eResources, including Libby, Overdrive, Hoopla, Gale Virtual Library, Read Alberta eBooks, and TumbleBookLibrary (just for kids). Happy reading! 2. Love podcasts? You’re going to love eAudiobooks. Nothing makes your daily commute…
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