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Bowness Library

Hours & Location

Bowness Library

Bowness Library

  • Sunday: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Monday: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Thursday: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Friday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Holidays & Closures

New Year's Day – January 1, 2021
Closed All Day

Family Day – February 15, 2021
Closed All Day

Good Friday — April 2, 2021
Closed All Day

Victoria Day — May 24, 2021
Closed All Day

Canada Day — July 1, 2021
Closed All Day

Heritage Day — August 2, 2021
Closed All Day

Labour Day — September 6, 2021
Closed All Day

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – September 30, 2021
Closed All Day

Thanksgiving Day — October 11, 2021
Closed All Day

Remembrance Day — November 11, 2021
Closed All Day

Christmas Eve — December 24, 2021
Open until 5

Christmas Day — December 25, 2021
Closed All Day

Boxing Day — December 26, 2021
Closed All Day

New Years Eve — December 31, 2021
Closed All Day

 

6532 Bowness Road NW
Calgary, AB
T3B 0E8

Centralized Info: (403) 260-2600

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Bowness Library is open for in-person visits. For details on available services and health and safety measures, please visit calgarylibrary.ca/covid-19.

Features

  • Accessible

  • After-hours materials return

  • Children's space

  • Computers & Printers

  • Meeting Rooms

  • Study space

  • Free Wi-Fi

History of Bowness Library

Bowness Library was added to the Calgary Public Library system in 1964, when the town of Bowness was amalgamated into the city of Calgary. Initially located in the local community recreation hall, Bowness Library moved to a spot in the Bowness Shopping Centre in 1970.

The northwest Library moved again in 1979 to a larger leased location, at 7930 Bowness Road. Bowness Library moved to its current location in 2012, in the old Bow Cycle Building at 6532 Bowness Road.

Photo: Calgary Public Library Archives, Our Story in Pictures

 

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