5 New Central Library Features You Can See In Your Local Library

Calgary Public Library is piloting new programs and services at libraries across the city, in anticipation of launching them at New Central Library. This testing helps ensure all our libraries are imaginative and innovative spaces, while simultaneously giving us an opportunity to prepare for our newest building. Here’s a glimpse at some features: Furniture New…
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Call for Indigenous Artist/Artist Team

Submissions Due: June 19, 2018 Calgary Public Library invites Artists from the TsuuT’ina Nation, the Blackfoot Nations (Piikani, Kainai and Siksika), Stoney Nations (Chiniki, Wesley and Bearspaw), and Métis Nation Region (MNA) 3 who reside within Treaty 7 territory (this includes the Calgary area) to work on and design artwork/installations that will activate Indigenous Place…
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Seeking Candidates for Artist Selection Committee

Deadline to Apply: June 8, 2018 Calgary Public Library is looking to form an Artist Selection Committee to support the Indigenous Service Design Lead and Artist Consultant, in commissioning Indigenous artists from TsuuT’ina Nation, the Blackfoot Nations (Piikani, Kainai, Siksika), Stoney Nations (Chiniki, Wesley and Bearspaw), and Métis Nation Region 3 for artwork that will…
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The Move to New Central Library

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…
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Call for Artists: Queering Indigeneity

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Queering Indigeneity: An Evening of Storytelling Visual Art Exhibition: Friday, May 11th – Friday, May 25th Event and Arts Reception: Friday, May 11th, 6:30-8:30pm Where: Memorial Park Library, 1221 2nd St. SW, Calgary, AB Deadline to Apply: April 29th, 2018 The Calgary Public Library and Fairy Tales Presentation Society are excited to…
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An Evening with Nancy Pearl

Nancy Pearl, the bestselling author and renowned librarian who has her own action figure, is coming to Calgary. On April 25, Calgary Public Library will host Pearl at Central Library’s John Dutton Theatre for a free discussion on Pearl’s work and why books and libraries matter more than ever in a post-truth society. If the…
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