Library Tours and School Visits

Calgary Public Library offers six types of Library tours or visits. Each one provides you with a unique experience of the Library and its resources. Please request tours one month in advance using the form below.

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.

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 to uncover the life of a Calgary soldier in the First World War. Hands-on access to newspaper articles, photographs, service records, and maps helps students develop critical thinking skills and research basics. This program is for Grade 11 students and can be modified for Grade 5 students.

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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