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Honouring All Moms: The Story Behind a New Central Library Stairway

March 7, 2018

The Moms’ Stairway in New Central Library honours moms everywhere. Eveline Wheatley Goodall, the donor who named this special spot, shares the story.


The Move to New Central Library

May 1, 2018

With New Central Library opening in six months, Calgary Public Library is busy preparing for the big move! Gerry Burger-Martindale, Senior Transition Lead for New Central Library, gives a closer look at what’s involved. Making the Move 350,000 catalogue items, which cover 14,000 linear feet. 258 staff, including 199 people moving to New Central Library and 59 people moving to a new Operation Centre.


CMLC Announces Artist for New Central Library's Public Art Program

April 12, 2018

(CALGARY, AB) • Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC)—lead developer of Calgary’s New Central Library (NCL), a $245 million fully-funded civic amenity in the re-emerging neighbourhood of East Village—is delighted to announce the public art installations for the New Central Library and to introduce the artist who’ll create them.


New Central Library Cafe Announcement

February 9, 2018

It’s a story that couldn’t have been scripted any better, according to the Library’s CEO Bill Ptacek. A search for a business to operate the café in New Central Library led to two Calgary entrepreneurs seeking to do something iconic in their hometown. Gareth Lukes and Eric Hendry are partnering on LUKES, a 2,000-square-foot café opening in November 2018 that promises to be welcoming, collaborative, and responsive.

 

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