Current vs New Central Library

How does New Central Library stack up against the current Central Library? These infographics compare the two libraries, including square footage, public seating, collections, meeting rooms, plus more. New Central Library, the newest gathering place for our city, opens November 1, 2018. In the meantime, Central Library continues its 55-year legacy of serving Calgarians, with…
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Get Help With Your Taxes

Drop-In Assistance Drop in for free, one-on-one help to prepare and EFILE your 2017 or prior year’s tax returns, in partnership with the Financial Empowerment Collaborative and First Lutheran Church. Please note the eligibility requirements based on income, and a simple-tax situation below. No registration is required. See the dates, times and locations for first-come, first-served assistance. Eligibility Requirements…
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Spend Family Day at the Library

Looking for a fun, FREE, family-friendly place to spend Family Day? We’ve got you covered! Nine community libraries are open on Family Day. Have fun at our Early Learning Centres, find a great new read, or just relax. Visit the following community libraries from 12 – 5 pm on Monday, February 19: Family Day Picks…
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Read for 15 Results

On January 26 and 27, thousands of people took the Read for 15 challenge by reading for 15 minutes and logging their reading with their local library. This year 15,732 Calgarians read, and then reported their reading to us — on social media, on our website, and on the street with our volunteer sticker patrol…
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Read 150: It’s a Wrap!

To celebrate Canada 150, we challenged Calgarians to read 150 books in 2017. We asked, and you delivered. In 365 days you spent over 10,000 hours reading 3,400 books. We were blown away with all the submissions, and extend our congratulations to our 11 monthly winners and one grand prize winner — who read over…
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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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