Are you or someone you know new to Canada? Calgary Public Library can help you get settled with free programs specifically suited to the needs of newcomers. Learn about life in Canada and make meaningful connections in your community with these and other programs at the Library:
- Learn English Storytime
Ages up to 5 with a parent/caregiver
Join us for rhymes, songs, and stories with your child. Programs are offered in English and German, English and Korean, English and Russian, and English and Spanish. Registration is required.
- What You Need To Know About Taxes in Canada
Learn how the Canadian tax system works, how taxes are used, what taxes need to be paid, and how to pay them. Discover what benefits you can receive by filing a tax return, and about available deductions and credits. In partnership with Chartered Professional Accountants Canada. Registration is required.
- ESL Coffee and Conversation
Meet new people and practice your English language listening, speaking, and comprehension skills in a fun and relaxed setting perfect for beginners. Registration is not required.
- New Friends & Neighbourhood Groups for Women
Practice your English language skills and learn about community resources. Free childcare provided. In partnership with Calgary Immigrant Women's Association. Registration is not required.
- Settlement Services
Meet with a trained settlement agent who can provide information on immigration, citizenship, housing, employment, and more. Registration is not required.
- Job Desk
Meet with a trained career coach who can help with job searching, resume and cover letter development, interview skills, and more. In partnership with Career Connection. Supported by the Government of Alberta and Career and Employment Information Services (CEIS). Registration is not required.
Program details are subject to change. Please visit our program page for the most up-to-date information. Explore all January – February programs and register starting December 9.