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The Calgary Public Library is home to 2.6 million items, and there are even more in our E-Library and digital collections.
Calgary Public Library is pleased to provide free space for art exhibits at four Calgary Public Library locations: the Central Library, Country Hills Library, Louise Riley Library and Southwood Library.
View images of Calgary’s past in the over 5000 digitized photographs and postcards in the Community Heritage and Family History Digital Library.
Access the Library 24/7 with our eBook collection. We have a variety of digital audiobooks, eBooks, and online books, which you can access from home using your Library card.
Have homework or a research question? Looking for information? Your Library card gives you easy access to online eBooks, newspapers, full text magazine articles and information sources. Science, literature, GED, job seeking, history, car repair, language learning, business, encyclopedias – a wide variety is always conveniently available from wherever you are.
If you’re looking for sheet music, children’s songs, or plays, our indexes will point you in the right direction.
Want to read books & magazines, or listen to music on your device? There’s an app for that! You can even learn a language with the easy-to-use Mango language app.
Sign up for NextReads and receive great book suggestions in your inbox. Choose from over 20 popular genres for books to suit your interests.
For the love of reading. Here you will find great reading suggestions through our staff picks and NextReads e-newsletter. Part of a book club? This is your best stop to choose your next title and learn about our Book Club in a Bag program.