Indigenous Placemaking at Central Library

September 10, 2018

Calgary Public Library is thrilled to announce the artists who are creating Indigenous art installations for Central Library, opening November 1, 2018. The collaborative works by six Indigenous artists — all from, or with a connection to Treaty 7 territory — will define three spaces in Central Library.

100 Reasons to Love the new Central Library

July 24, 2018

As of July 24, there were 100 days to the opening of Central Library. In no particular order, here are 100 reasons to count down the sleeps to the opening of Calgary's newest Library.

5 new Central Library Features You Can See In Your Local Library 

June 11, 2018

Calgary Public Library is piloting new programs and services at libraries across the city, in anticipation of launching them at Central Library.

Honouring All Moms: The Story Behind a Central Library Stairway

March 7, 2018

The Moms’ Stairway in New Central Library honours moms everywhere. Eveline Wheatley Goodall, the donor who named this special spot, shares the story.

The Move to the new Central Library

May 1, 2018

With Central Library opening in six months, Calgary Public Library is busy preparing for the big move! Gerry Burger-Martindale, Senior Transition Lead for Central Library, gives a closer look at what’s involved. Making the Move 350,000 catalogue items, which cover 14,000 linear feet. 258 staff, including 199 people moving to Central Library and 59 people moving to a new Operation Centre.

CMLC Announces Artist for the new Central Library's Public Art Program

April 12, 2018

(CALGARY, AB) • Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC)—lead developer of Calgary’s New Central Library (NCL), a $245 million fully-funded civic amenity in the re-emerging neighbourhood of East Village—is delighted to announce the public art installations for the new Central Library and to introduce the artist who’ll create them.

Central Library Cafe Announcement

February 9, 2018

It’s a story that couldn’t have been scripted any better, according to the Library’s CEO Bill Ptacek. A search for a business to operate the café in Central Library led to two Calgary entrepreneurs seeking to do something iconic in their hometown. Gareth Lukes and Eric Hendry are partnering on LUKES, a 2,000-square-foot café opening in November 2018 that promises to be welcoming, collaborative, and responsive.