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 450,000 items in the collection, which includes 350,000 catalogue items, which covers 14,000 linear feet. 258 staff, including…
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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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Introducing a New eResource for Learning Languages

There’s a new resource in our E-Library for learning 80 languages, called Pronunciator. Pronunciator features language learning for both adults and children, including self-directed lessons, movies, music with lyrics, pronunciation analysis, quizzes, and live tutors. This eResource offers ESL for 50 non-English languages, plus the unique ability to learn any language in any other language…
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Spend March Break at the Library

School’s out for March Break and the Library is your go-to spot for free fun activities for the family Play at an Early Learning Centre Did you know we have ten Early Learning Centres in libraries across Calgary? Rainbow Jungle, Into the Woods, and Bird’s Eye View are just a few of the places to…
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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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