Get an introduction to engineering, take a drawing lesson, find help on your school assignments, learn to code, and try your hand at bicycle mechanics — all for free at your Library this winter! Calgary Public Library offers a variety of free programs for kids and teens, designed to help youngsters explore new interests and expand their skills. You’ll find drop-in and registered programs on topics including engineering, animation, math, reading, and art. Find a full program list online, and don’t miss these winter highlights:
- codeTEEN: Intro to Game Design
Ages 12 to 17
Find out what makes a good game and develop basic coding skills as you create the games YOU want to play! Registration is required. Plus check out codeTEEN: Intro to Web Design.
- Nikola Tesla: Tamer of Electricity
Ages 8 to 12 or ages 13 to 17
Learn why Tesla's inventions are so important and experience demos of a plasma globe, levitating light bulb, and theremin. In partnership with the Calgary Tesla Society. Registration is required.
- School’s Out All Day
Ages 6 to 12
Drop in to the Library anytime on your PD Day for games, crafts, and other fun activities. Registration is not required. Plus check out School’s Out, an after-school program for teens, and School’s Out for Tweens.
- School Support: Math
Ages 10 to 14
Bring your math assignments for help from trained volunteers and explore digital resources to support school success. Registration is not required.
Join us on December 2 for a screening of this film that examines the ongoing struggles teens face in the digital age. In partnership with Yellow Dog Coaching.
Program details are subject to change; please visit our program page for the most up-to-date information. Explore all November-December programs and register starting October 15.