Love Your Library Day Activities

Find your Library location in the charts below to see the schedule of activities planned, plus behind-the-scenes Library tours, scavenger hunts, prizes, treats, and more. Don't forget to join us at 11:00 am for city-wide storytime, featuring special guests at each location!

More information about Love Your Library Day, including the Refer a Friend Grand Prize, is available on the main page.

Bowness

Time Activity
11:00 am City-wide storytime with Leslie Horton, Global TV
11:30 am – 12:30 pm Face painting
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Nathan Meguinis, artist and animator
1:00 pm  – 2:00 pm Magicians

Central

Time Activity
11:00 am City-wide storytime with Ryan Massel, blogger behind immrfabulous.com and @immrfabulous
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Magicians
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Instrument Discovery Zoo

Country Hills

Time Activity
10:00 am – 11:00 am Living Statues
11:00 am City-wide storytime with Councillor Jyoti Gondek, Ward 3
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Hula Hoop Entertainer

Crowfoot

Time Activity
11:00 am City-wide storytime with Kiki Davies, blogger behind pursuingpretty.com and @pursuingpretty
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Airbrush Tattoos
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Magicians

Fish Creek

Time Activity
11:00 am City-wide storytime with Brandy Payne, MLA, Calgary-Acadia
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Calgary Jazz Orchestra Duo
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Magicians

Forest Lawn

Time Activity
11:00 am City-wide storytime with Janet Hutchinson, Chair, Calgary Public Library
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Balloon Artist
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Puppy Room

Giuffre

Time Activity
11:00 am City-wide storytime with Julie Van Rosendaal, blogger behind dinnerwithjulie.com, @dinnerwithjulie, and CBC Radio contributor
11:45 am – 1:15 pm Puppy Room
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Caricature Artist
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Jazz YYC Duo

Judith Umbach

Time Activity
10:00 am – 11:00 am Jazz YYC Duo
11:00 am City-wide storytime with Misty Hamel, mommy and lifestyle blogger behind Life Where We Are and @LifeWhereWeAre
11:30 am – 12:30 pm Living Statues
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Balloon Artist

Louise Riley

Time Activity
11:00 am City-wide storytime with Leah Sarich, co-host of Breakfast TV Calgary
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Caricature Artist
12:00 – 2:00 pm Artist Ian

Memorial Park

Time Activity
10:00 am – 2:00 pm Pedal Power: Open Streets / Arusha Centre
11:00 am City-wide storytime with Kait Kucy, blogger behind thearchivesofcool.com and @kaitkucy
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Calgary Jazz Orchestra Duo
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Wendy Lees, Community Artist

Nicholls

Time Activity
11:00 am City-wide storytime with Lane Fraser, CTV Morning Live on-location anchor
11:30 am – 12:30 pm Balloon Artist

Nose Hill

Time Activity
11:00 am City-wide storytime with the Honourable Lois E. Mitchell
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Silence in B'Tween Band performance
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Balloon Artist
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Glitter Tattoos
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Magicians

Quarry Park

Time Activity
11:00 am City-wide storytime with Ken Lima-Coelho, Vice-President of Marketing for the YMCA and member of Heebee-jeebees
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Jazz YYC Duo
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Instrument Discovery Zoo

Rocky Ridge

Time Activity
11:00 am City-wide storytime with Michael Connolly, MLA, Calgary-Hawkwood
11:00 am – 1:00 pm Ballon Artist

Saddletowne

Time Activity
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Bubble Soccer / Bumper Balls
11:00 am City-wide storytime with Bob Snider, Calgary Roughnecks
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Hula Hoop Entertainer

Sage Hill

Time Activity
11:00 am City-wide storytime with Jessica Janzen Olstad, fitness and lifestyle blogger @jsjanzen
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Balloon Artist
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Jazz YYC Duo

Shawnessy

Time Activity
10:00 am – 11:30 am Puppy Room
11:00 am City-wide storytime with Councillor Diane Colley-Urquhart, Ward 13
11:00 am – 12:30 pm R2D2
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Face painting

Signal Hill

Time Activity
11:00 am City-wide storytime with Jamie "Coach" Herbison, morning host of XL103.1
11:30 am – 12:30 pm Magicians
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm R2D2

Southwood

Time Activity
11:00 am City-wide storytime with Bill Ptacek, CEO, Calgary Public Library
11:30 am – 1:30 pm Glitter Tattoos
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Living Statues

Village Square

Time Activity
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Henna Tattoos
11:00 am City-wide storytime with Angela Knight, host of CBC Radio's The Eyeopener
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Jazz YYC Duo
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Caricature Artist

View more information about Love Your Library Day, including the Refer a Friend Grand Prize, on the main page.

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