Ultimate Summer Challenge

Hundreds of free programs for kids plus a chance to win awesome prizes

Are you up for the challenge?

Kids and families can read (or be read to) and attend free science, technology, reading, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STREAM) programs at the Library throughout the summer to complete their Challenge Map for prizes.

For teens, there's the Ultimate Summer Challenge Teen Takeover, with new online challenges every week.

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Register for the Ultimate Summer Challenge from May 15 to August 31.

There's plenty to see and do at the Library.

Visit your favorite Library this summer, and you just might be surprised by what you find! Several locations feature special exhibitions.

Check out the Ultimate Summer Challenge installations

Share your Ultimate Summer Challenge with us

Tag @calgarylibrary on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter to share pictures of the programs you attend and books you read this summer. We love to see what our Library patrons are up to!

Thank you to our partners

Calgary Public Library has partnered with dozens of artists and community organizations for workshops, performances and demonstrations this July and August. The Ultimate Summer Challenge is also supported by J K L MacLachlan Family Fund.