Homework Help in Forest Lawn

Do you have a child in Grade 1 to 6? Do you want to learn new ways to help your kids with their homework? Do you live in the Forest Lawn community? If so, join us for Homework Help – a FREE 8-week pilot program for families in Forest Lawn. Parents will learn new skills…
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Help When You Need it Most

These are challenging times. Calgary Public Library is here for you during this downturn in the economy — as well as in the good times. becauselibrary.ca is an incredible resource designed just for you with FREE programs and services for job seekers, small business owners or entrepreneurs, newcomers to Canada, and families. Thank you to…
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Get a Free $500 RESP for Your Child

The Province of Alberta is cancelling its education savings incentive—the Alberta Centennial Education Savings (ACES) grant — as of July 31, 2015. The grant provides all Alberta children under the age of 6 with a $500 kick-start to a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) with no family contribution required. Less than half of Alberta kids…
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Fair Entry Service at Village Square

Today The City of Calgary opened two new customer service locations for its Fair Entry subsidized services application process. This new application process means that Calgarians applying for City-subsidized programs apply only once to have their income qualified for all five programs. Prior to the introduction of Fair Entry, Calgarians who wanted to access any…
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Join the Celebration on Sunday!

On Sunday, April 26, 2015 the cake and balloons will be out as we unveil the completely renovated Thorn-Hill Library AND show patrons and special guests what happens when a community-minded Calgarian becomes a best friend of the Calgary Public Library. Mayor Naheed Nenshi will be on hand for the official ribbon cutting along with…
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The Witness Blanket Exhibit

The Calgary Public Library is honoured to host The Witness Blanket  at Central Library from April 13 – May 9, 2015. Inspired by a woven blanket, The Witness Blanket is a large scale art installation, made up of more than 800 items reclaimed from Residential Schools, churches, government buildings, and traditional and cultural structures including Friendship…
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