All Library locations, except Rocky Ridge, will be closed on Monday, May 23. Find location information and hours on our locations page.

Students

Learning resources for students, educators, and caregivers

The Library has everything you need to succeed this school year. Whether you’re at home or in a classroom, you can find free educational support right here. All you need to get started is your Library card.

Register for your free Library card

Are you up for the challenge?

This year's Ultimate Summer Challenge begins on June 1, and students in any grade can participate. Educators can register their class for a virtual information session to learn all about challenges, prizes, and more.

Sign up your class

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Resources for Kids

The Library supports learning and educational goals for students of all ages. Check out these activities, resources, and tips to help your child in grades K-6 learn at home and on the go. 

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Library for Teens

Whether you're studying at home or school, we can help. Find digital resources, online programs, and more Library services for students in grades 7-12.

Browse the Library for Teens

For Educators

Start a family book club

Family Reading Kits are now available at six Library locations. The kits include discussion questions to spark lively conversion, related activities, and more staff-recommended titles to keep reading as a family.  

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Is your child starting kindergarten this year?

Request a free Kindergarten Book Bag for them. This limited-edition, keepsake tote is full of books and other tools to help your child start their learning journey off on the right foot.

Request your Kindergarten Book Bag

Bring the Library into your classroom

Educators can request a virtual classroom visit from Library staff to discuss a variety of curriculum topics and help your students better understand how the Library can support their learning.

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Bring the Library into your classroom

Visit the Library on a virtual field trip! Educators can request a virtual classroom visit from Library staff to discuss a variety of curriculum topics and help your students better understand how the Library can support their learning. 

Want to bring your class to school at the Library? Applications for Campus Calgary Library School lets classes attend school at Central Library for a whole week. Applications for the 2022/23 school year are now open.

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5 Tips to Motivate Reluctant Readers

Want to help your child discover the joy of reading? It’s easy to help them fall in love with literacy with these simple tips.