Library Tours and School Visits

Use the form to request a tour of the Library (with a careers, ESL, or general focus) or have the Library come to your school with one of three exciting programs. Bookings should be requested one month in advance.

Library Tours

Career Resources Orientations 

These 90-minute orientations to our electronic and print career resources will enhance your job search and career development. Use the form below to book a group orientation; individuals can join a group by calling 403.260.2782. These orientations are offered at Central Library.

ESL Library Welcome Tours

These 45-minute tours, for groups of eight or more, introduce newcomers to Library services and resources. The Welcome to the Library program is supported by the RBC Foundation.

Tours for Kids or Teens

Visit the Library for a storytime, to explore great reads or to learn online research skills.

Engine 23 Fire Truck Tours for Kids

Visit Engine 23 at Central Library for a tour of our new Early Learning Centre — a real fire truck! Learn all about the fire truck and fire safety tips, and stay for a storytime.

Tour Your New Central Library

Visitors can join a General Tour of Central Library, which focuses on the stories, brief history, and services, or an Architecture Tour, which highlights the architectural advances and features of the building. View tour days and times »

School Visits

Info Investigators

Explore Calgary Public Library eResources as you search for evidence to support science and social studies projects. This hands-on, one hour program introduces basic online research skills and media literacy. Info Investigators is for students in Grades 4 to 6.

Lest We Forget

Use primary and secondary sources from our Calgary’s Story collection and Library and Archives Canada so students can uncover the life of a Calgary soldier in the First World War. Hands-on access to newspaper articles, photographs, service records, and maps foster historical and critical thinking skills in students as they learn research basics. For students in Grades 5 to 12.

The Library Goes to Kindergarten

The Library supports school readiness and literacy through play! Invite the Library to set up a booth at your Kindergarten orientation event, engaging families through stories, songs, art making, and games.


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