The Library Goes to Kindergarten

The Library supports school readiness and literacy through play!

Invite the Library to set up a booth at your Kindergarten orientation event, engaging families through stories, songs, art making, and games. Kindergarten students receive limited-edition Library cards and a fun take-away, designed just for them.

Program length varies
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The Library Goes to Kindergarten Artist for 2018

Every year a local artist illustrates a Calgary Public Library card just for kids entering Kindergarten. Library staff at your Kindergarten orientation night will sign kids up on the spot and hand out the cards.

Chris Pecora is a graphic designer and illustrator in Calgary, Canada. He brings thoughtful concepts to life using bold shapes, bright colours, humour, and a smattering of texture.

In addition to client work, Chris pursues personal projects, organizing group art shows, and is art director for The Sprawl. Learn more about Chris on his website.

Find out which books inspire Chris — from picture books to adult picks in this Guest Picks book list.