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Arts & Culture

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Call for Submissions

Be part of the experience at the Library.

Are you an artist, performer, musician, storyteller, or have other knowledge and skills you want to share? Consider applying:

You can borrow more than just books!

Check out a musical instrument from the Sun Life Financial Musical Instrument Lending Library at Memorial Park Library for free with your Library card.

Find an instrument to borrow

Catch a performance

Rozsa Arts at the Library brings artists to the Library for free performances and workshops, giving Calgarians access to a variety of arts and culture experiences. Find performances including music, dance, puppetry, drama, and oratory and circus arts at your nearest Library!

Applications for performers also open annually. The 2020 Rozsa Arts at the Library application is open now until May 15, 2020.

Learn More

Making arts and culture accessible to low-income Calgarians.

The Sun Life Financial Arts + Culture Pass provides an opportunity for low-income Calgarians to enjoy arts and culture events in the city. A valid Library card and City of Calgary Recreation Free Assistance card is needed to access this service. In partnership with Sun Life Financial.

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