Settlement Services

New to Canada? Come to the Library and meet one-on-one with a qualified settlement agent.

Get information on many topics including:

    • immigration
    • employment & careers
    • English language learning
    • education
    • childcare
    • housing
    • health services
    • transportation
    • recreation
    • and more!

 

Settlement Services Hours at Library Locations

Central Library 
Tuesdays – 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fridays – 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Services offered in partnership with Immigrant Services Calgary (ISC).

Country Hills Library
Tuesdays – 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Services offered in partnership with the Calgary Bridge Foundation for Youth (CBFY).

Crowfoot Library
Tuesdays – 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Services offered in partnership with Immigrant Services Calgary (ISC).

Forest Lawn Library
Thursdays – 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Saturdays – 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Services offered in partnership with Calgary Immigrant Women's Association (CIWA)

Saddletowne Library
Fridays – 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Saturdays – 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Services offered in partnership with the Centre for Newcomers.

Shawnessy Library
Wednesdays – 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Saturdays* – 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
(*Every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month.)
Services offered in partnership with the Calgary Catholic Immigration Society (CCIS).

Signal Hill Library
Fridays – 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Services offered in partnership with the Calgary Catholic Immigration Society (CCIS).

Village Square Library
Wednesdays – 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Saturdays – 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Services are offered in partnership with the Calgary Bridge Foundation for Youth (CBFY).

This program is funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Thank you to our partners:

 

Group Settlement Programs at the Library

 

Smart Tips for Newcomers to Canada

Are you new to Canada and want information about life in Calgary?

  • Come for this two-hour program that will help you get settled in the city
  • Register on our programs page.

Offered in partnership with Immigrant Services Calgary (ISC).

 

'Welcome to Canada' Workshops

Are you looking for information about getting settled in Canada and Calgary?

  • Topics include the following:
    • Calgary school system
    • recreation
    • health
    • law
    • and more!

Visit our programs page to find scheduled workshops.

Offered in partnership with the Calgary Bridge Foundation, In-School Settlement Program.

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