Seton Library Opens in the New Brookfield Residential YMCA

We can’t wait to show you Calgary’s newest Library! The Seton Library at the Brookfield Residential YMCA (4995 Market St. SE) opens January 14, 2019. Join us on Opening Day for program samplers, activities, refreshments, and more. This 25,000-square-foot Library in southeast Calgary offers a large collection of resources as well as lots of features and…
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Meet the Library’s Newest Story Truck

Calgary Public Library now has five mobile libraries that are rolling into communities around the city! Three vehicles are Book Trucks, bringing books, movies, and other Library services directly to the community. Our Book Trucks stop at regularly scheduled locations, and are also available to visit school or community events. Come aboard the Book Truck…
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Indigenous Language Revitalization camps a new part of Library programming

Three beginner camps in Blackfoot, Cree, and Michif, the language of the Métis people, are being offered this fall in partnership with the Aboriginal Friendship Centre of Calgary. Language is a crucial part of a culture, and these sessions are intended to help revitalize language within city limits. Teneya Gwin, Indigenous Service Design Lead at…
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Meet the Library’s Artist in Residence and Historian in Residence

When the new Central Library opens November 1, Library members will have an opportunity to meet and learn from a local artist and a local historian, thanks to exciting new residency programs. Calgary Public Library is expanding its successful Author in Residence program and introducing an Artist in Residence and a Historian in Residence at…
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Indigenous Placemaking at the New Central Library

When you head inside the new Central Library, you’ll be welcomed with a colourful and vast wall mural, a tremendous collaboration by Indigenous artists Keegan Starlight, Kalum Teke Dan, and Roland Rollinmud. Inside the civic concourse, you’ll find a thought-provoking life-size buffalo sculpture by Lionel Peyachew, made up of metal letters that spell various words…
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