Make it a Library Summer!

School's out! We've got your summer covered with free summer reading programs to keep Calgarians of all ages reading and learning. Sign up, read, and enter to win great prizes! Kids Are you looking for the perfect activity for your kids this summer? School's Out: 3 Things for Canada is a free, fun, interactive summer…

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Sage Hill “starter” Library Grand Opening

In anticipation of the permanent Sage Hill Library, we're opening the Sage Hill "starter" Library. It's 1,700 sq. ft. of family-oriented library space to whet your appetite for the real thing! Join us for the Grand Opening of the Sage Hill "starter" Library, with special guest Joe Magliocca, Councillor, Ward 2. Friday, June 16, 2017,…

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Library Connect: School’s Out

Pick up a copy of the July-August 2017 issue of Library Connect at your local community library or download a copy. Register for programs online or call 403.260.2620. School's Out! We’ve got your summer covered with free Library programs for kids 0-12, teens, and adults. This issue is chock full of: summer reading recommendations from our experts details…

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Celebrate Canada Day at Central Library

Central Library is open for Canada Day! Bring your family to enjoy activities and fun spread throughout the main and second floors. Central Library Saturday, July 1 10 a.m.- 5 p.m *Main and second floors open (only) Campfire Stories and Songs Gather around the campfire to celebrate Canada Day with stories, songs and rhymes in…

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Shawnessy Library Early Learning Centre Grand Opening

Join us for the Grand Opening of the new Shawnessy Library Early Learning Centre on Saturday, June 3, with a very special storytime from our guest, Bret "Hitman" Hart. Saturday, June 3, 10:00 am Shawnessy Library Everyone welcome! We're transforming the children's spaces at community libraries to include more elements of play, because play is…

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Bringing Music to Life

Please join us for a special outdoor concert (and a very special announcement) on the front steps of Memorial Park Library, Calgary's Arts & Culture Library. Thursday, June 1, 11:00 am Memorial Park Library (front steps) Special guests include Councillor Evan Woolley, the Legacy Children's Foundation, Dan the One Man Band, and more. Everyone is…

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under an umbrella we met

Step into the actual shoes of Indigenous Youth and listen to their stories. Experience the free exhibition of five short films by Humainologie at Memorial Park Library. Join us at the exhibit opening for a blessing from a local elder, meet the youth in the films, hear the vision behind the exhibition from the director, and…

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Support Your Teen with Career Exploration

Support Your Teen with Career Exploration is an interactive workshop for parents to help you prepare your junior or senior high teen with career exploration tools and resources. Learn from the experts at SAIT and the Calgary Board of Education. Discover: Careers in the 21st Century Competencies of successful employees Ways to support your teen’s learning Post-secondary options…

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André Picard Launches Matter of Life and Death: Public Health Issues In Canada

The O'Brien Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, and Calgary Public Library are pleased to host a book launch for author André Picard. His latest publication, Matters of Life and Death: Public Health Issues in Canada, provides answers to many current and pressing health care questions. Wednesday, May 17, 2017 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm…

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Readers Ask with Joseph Boyden

Award-winning Canadian author Joseph Boyden read from his latest work, Wenjack, and discussed his creative process on Monday, May 8 at Central Library. Discover how a teenage author transformed Joseph Boyden’s life in our Readers Ask interview. Joseph Boyden is a gifted, award-winning Canadian author who rose to fame with his first novel, Three Day Road.…

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