Upcoming Events

Celebrate Winter Wonderland at the Library from December 10 – 18.

Celebrating 110 years of Library love

Our 110th birthday celebrations continue with Winter Wonderland at the Library.

Enjoy free programs, activities and performances at Central and Memorial Park libraries from December 10 – 18, and watch for more exciting news as we continue to celebrate 110 years together.

Central Library Events

Saturday, December 10

  • 10 am – 12 pm: Hot chocolate, coffee, tea and cookies
  • 10 am – 12 pm: Face painters from Mascot Parties
  • 1 pm – 1:30 pm: Mayor's Holiday Storytime
  • 12 pm – 4 pm: Calgary Public Library Foundation Pop-Up Store
  • 3 pm – 4 pm: Children's Artist in Residence: Picture Book Showcase in Room 3-16B.

Sunday, December 11

  • 1 pm  – 3 pm: Stagehand Performance
  • 2 pm – 4 pm: Happy Feet screening in Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall
  • 4 pm – 5 pm: Cool Choir performs

Monday, December 12

  • 11 am – 12 pm: Danny the One Elf Band

Tuesday, December 13 

  • 6 pm – 7 pm: Musical Artist in Residence Emma Harding Performance Showcase

Wednesday, December 14

Thursday, December 15

  • 12 pm  – 1 pm: Stagehand Performance
  • 6 pm – 8 pm: Snow Dogs screening in room 3-16B
  • 11 am – 1 pm: Calgary Public Library Foundation Pop-Up Store

Saturday, December 17

  • 10 am – 12 pm: Hot chocolate, coffee, tea and cookies
  • 10 am – 12 pm: Mascot Parties
  • 2 pm – 4 pm: Jason Circus performance and roving
  • 12 pm – 4 pm: Calgary Public Library Foundation Pop-Up Store

Sunday, December 18

  • 1 pm  – 3 pm: Stagehand Performance
  • 1 pm – 3 pm: Quickdraw Animation winter flipbooks activity
  • 2 pm – 4 pm: Meet princesses Elsa and Anna from Frozen

Memorial Park Library Events

Saturday, December 10

  • 10 am – 12 pm: Hot chocolate, coffee, tea and cookies
  • 10 am – 12 pm: Face painters from Mascot Parties
  • 11 am – 11:30 am: Winter Wonderland Storytime
  • 1 pm  – 1:45 pm: Stagehand Performance

Monday, December 12

  • 12 pm: Calgary Youth Singers Wandering Carolers

Wednesday, December 14

  • 7 pm – 9 pm: Frozen screening with hot chocolate and treats

Friday, December 16

Saturday, December 17

  • 10 am – 12 pm: Hot chocolate, coffee, tea and cookies
  • 10 am – 12 pm: Face painters from Mascot Parties
  • 11 am – 11:30 am: Winter Wonderland Storytime
  • 1 pm  – 1:45 pm: Stagehand Performance

 

 

Join us for an extra special storytime

Bring your family down to Central Library to enjoy a festive storytime with Mayor Jyoti Gondek. 

Join us Saturday, December 10 at 1 pm.

Catriona Le May Doan visits Central Library

Join the two-time Olympic speed skating champion for a motivational discussion of personal excellence. Find out how to become the best at your chosen craft, and stay there, with Q&A moderated by CBC Calgary.

Join us Wednesday, December 14 at 7 pm

Home for the Holidays

Not sure how to keep your family entertained over the winter break? We have plenty of book and movie recommendations, downloadable crafts, and digital resources for you to enjoy at home together.

Explore winter at the Library

Enjoy live music performances downtown

Hear talented local artists twice a week at our downtown locations. Check out performances at Central Library on Thursdays and Sundays, and at Memorial Park Library on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

See who's performing