Upcoming Events

The Library is more than just books!

We've got events and programs for every age and interest taking place all year round. Learn about space or ancient history, drop in for live theatre and musical performances, or find time to gather and discuss the latest books. It's all happening at the Library location nearest you.

See what's on

Engine 23 opening party

Engine 23 Opening Party

Sound the alarm! Don’t miss the Engine 23 Opening Party on April 20. The decommissioned firetruck is a showstopper as Calgary Public Library welcomes the community to engage in the experience and visit the newly renovated Fish Creek Library.   

Activities will begin at 10:00 am and will include a visit from the Fire Hound Mascot, face painting, live music, and Family Storytime.  

Enjoy special Engine 23 activities every Saturday from April 20 – May 11.

Learn more about Engine 23

Webinar: Building Your Estate Plan: 4 Tips

Epilogue Society Webinar Series 
Online | May 1 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Join the Calgary Public Library Foundation with special guest Gordon VanderLeek of VanderLeek Law. Gordon will go over four key tips outlining how to structure an estate plan, including property designation, gifting options, and selecting an executor. This webinar will be hosted by Alexandra Runge, Donor Relations & Legacy Officer at the Calgary Public Library Foundation.

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Rewatch our most popular programs on-demand.

Tune into talks with local authors, engage with experts on important issues, and explored local history or cultures around the world. If you've missed one of our online programs or want to revisit one you attended, visit our YouTube channel to find our available virtual program recordings. 

Browse recorded programs and more

Stream your favourite programs on YouTube

Not sure what you want to watch? We've curated some of our most popular recorded programs into themed playlists to help you decide. Playlist include on-demand programs on topics such as health and wellness, learning about religions, videos for creatives and more. Check out our recommendations below.