Welcome to the Library!

Calgary Public Library offers many programs, services, and resources to newcomers. Our Welcome to the Library program, supported by the RBC Foundation, welcomes and supports newcomers to Canada through ESL tours and videos.

Welcome to the Library ESL Tours

These 60-minute tours are designed to introduce newcomers to general Library services such as membership, borrowing, computer use, and printing, as well as those that are specific to their needs such as settlement services and English language learning programs. Request a tour »

Welcome to the Library Videos

These short videos teach newcomers how to use the Library and access its many programs, services, and resources. The videos are offered in English with the following subtitles: