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Interactive education and career planning tools, including: job search, career guide, resume and interview help, and post-secondary planning.
For information on careers, occupations and jobs.
Free, interactive, instructor-led, online courses. Calgary Public Library card holders are entitled to take two courses per calendar year. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.
- Please read the syllabus and course requirements carefully prior to enrolling, as we cannot drop or transfer you from a course. Once you have engaged with the course online, it will count towards your two free course whether you complete or not.
- If you don't visit the course by the second week of classes, you are automatically dropped from the course.
Instantly available to read in your browser online, find full-text e-books for both learners of all ages: includes DK Eyewitness books, travel guides, Business Plan Handbooks and more.
Movies, TV shows, music, audiobooks, ebooks, and comics instantly available to borrow and stream on your browser, smartphone or tablet (iOS 6 and Android 4.0+ or higher). Your hoopla user account through Calgary Public Library provides three free checkouts a month. Learn how to use hoopla, here.
NOTE: hoopla will no longer be available after November 30, 2018. Calgary Public Library recommends the following eResources instead: Naxos and Freegal for music, Kanopy for movies, and OverDrive for eBooks and digital audiobooks.
Online courses and practice tests for Elementary School to College, plus professional and personal development, occupation practice tests, English language proficiency, and citizenship preparation.
Fiction and non-fiction reading suggestions for children and teens, plus reading discussion guides and book reviews.
Authoritative materials supporting the study of Shakespeare, including major editions from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries as well as other works published during Shakespeare's time, prompt books, criticism, reviews, images and reference works.
Air & Space digital Magazine from 1986 to the present and Smithsonian digital Magazine from 1970 to the present, in full colour and fully searchable.
Online access to the same Alberta-specific curriculum information found in The Key. Course lessons, reviews and practice tests for grades 3 through 12.
Search Study Buddy to find stories and facts in eBooks or to find online articles on everything from animals and art to science and sports. For ages 6 and up and featuring information drawn from expert resources. All you need is your Library card!