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Central Library

Level 3

Audio Recording, Video Recording, and Production Studios

Craft the next great podcast, web series, or video blog in these free, bookable spaces. Record using professional microphones in the Audio Recording Studio, shoot 4K video against a green screen in the Video Recording Studio, and compile your masterpiece using audio and video editing software in one of two Production Studios.

Book these spaces for free.

CNOOC Digital Commons

Your space to use various technologies to collaborate and innovate!

Level 3 is a hub of digital technology, modelled on information commons and open design studios.

Digital Learning Lab

Borrow a Chromebook to take in the view from the third floor, or take a seat at a computer in the Digital Learning Lab.

The Norrep Foundation Tech Connect Studio

Programs are offered here every day, whether you’re looking for an introduction or refresher on Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), basic computing, or E-Library classes.

Video Conference Room

This free, bookable meeting room means it is easy to meet with colleagues and friends across the city or across the province for a brainstorm or discussion. Book this space for free

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Teen Centre

Use the study space, and then reward your hard work with a gaming session on our free-to-play video game consoles.

There’s also studios for making videos and music, tabletop gaming, a performance space, and areas to learn about art, sewing, robots, photography, coding and more, all just for teens.

Aspiring entrepreneurs can find free resources and practical knowledge.

In the Arthur J.E. Child Foundation Business Library, discover resources to enhance your business. Arthur J.E. Child was a voracious reader who acquired a substantial personal library collection. He was also an avid promoter of business education and competence.

Book the Field Law Meeting Room, a free community space, for your next entrepreneurial meeting, building connections between Calgarians.

Newcomer Services

Find everything you need to learn English and get settled in your new home in Canada. Access Settlement Services for information on immigration, housing, employment, healthcare, childcare, and more. The world languages collection has books, magazines, and newspapers in 20 languages.

Access Newcomer Services

Drop in at the Job Desk today for help with:

  • Job Searching

  • Networking

  • Resume and cover letter development

  • Interview skills

You might feel like you’re being watched — by a goldfish!

Up close, Christian Moeller’s public art looks like a colourful bookshelf, but take a step back, and a goldfish appears. FISH is one of two public art commissions by Christian Moeller — visit TRIO outside the Library, on both the east and west sides.

Brainstorm solutions for your next business or creative project.

In the Idea Lab, your group or organization can attend regular programming, meet up with like-minded creators, and most importantly share ideas.

Book this space for free.