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Your Library card gives you free access to great programs

From Baby Storytimes to 50+ Coffee Times, we have programs for everything you're into. Improve your computer skills, practice your English, or just have some fun.

Pick up a printed copy of the current Program Guide at a local branch, or download a PDF version:

Call 403-260-2620 to register, or register online.

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Calgary Region Immigrant Employment Council Talk

Calgary Region Immigrant Employment Council Talk

Are you new to Canada and looking for work?

Join us to hear successful newcomer professionals tell their stories about finding meaningful careers in Calgary.

Hear useful tips, advice and strategies to advance your career!

Central Library

Main Floor

Saturday, November 15

10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

No registration required

In partnership with:

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Pen, Paper... Published?

Pen, Paper... Published?

Pen, Paper... Published?

Join us in preparation for and celebration of National Novel Writing Month this November.

In partnership with the Calgary chapter of NaNoWriMo.

Saturday, Oct. 25

Central Library, 5th Floor

12 - 1 p.m. Dynamic Dialogue Workshop with Calgary NaNoWriMo

Learn how to make your characters sound less like robots and more like real people and write conversations that you'd actually want to listen to.

2 - 3 p.m. Striking Settings Workshop with Calgary NaNoWriMo

Feel like your story takes place in front of a blank wall? Learn how to bring background details alive and make your setting sparkle.

3 - 3:30 p.m. Q and A with Calgary NaNoWriMo

No clue how you'll manage 50,000 words in one month?

Bring all your questions and come find out what you are capable of.


Saturday, Nov. 8

Central Library, Lower Level Meeting Room 2

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 2 - 4 p.m. Write-In Workshops with Calgary NaNoWriMo

Lacking motivation? Put your skills into practice and join other Calgary NaNoWriMo participants to write your novel, eat candy and connect with other novelists.

Register in person, by calling 403-260-2620 or online.

Fall Crafts and Family Storytime at Nose Hill Community Library

Fall Crafts and Family Storytime at Nose Hill Community Library

Hallowe’en is just around the corner.

Drop in and join us for Fall Crafts and a Family Storytime

Try out your costume before the big day and take part in a parade in the Library after storytime!

Nose Hill Community Library

Saturday, October 25

1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Storytime at 2:30 p.m.

Making Treaty 7 Screening and Discussion

Making Treaty 7 Screening and Discussion

Join us for film screenings and discussions of this ground-breaking theatrical presentation

that breathes life into the history and legacy of the founding event of modern southern Alberta.

 

We Are All Treaty PeoplePhoto by Arnell Tailfeathers

 

Making Treaty 7 explores the historical significance of the events at Blackfoot Crossing in 1877,

while investigating the consequences and implications of Treaty 7, 137 years later.

 

Fish Creek Library

Sunday, October 26

Video Screening: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Discussion: 4 - 5 p.m.

Saddletowne Library

Saturday, November 1

Video Screening: 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Discussion: 3 - 4:30 p.m.

Forest Lawn Library

Saturday, November 8

Video Screening: 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Discussion: 3 - 4:30 p.m.

Central Library, John Dutton Theatre

Saturday, November 15

Video Screening: 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Discussion: 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 

No registration required

Be It Resolved! Public Forum Debate: Freedom of Speech

Be It Resolved! Public Forum Debate: Freedom of Speech

Be it resolved!

Register in person, by calling 403-260-2620 or online.

Vital Conversations: Planning Canada's 150th Birthday

Vital Conversations: Planning Canada's 150th Birthday

In 2017, Canada will turn 150 and you can shape the celebrations!

Join us for a series of free community dialogue events that will explore our aspirations for Canada's future

and what each of us can give as our gifts for this special national birthday.

Refreshments will be served.

Nose Hill Community Library

Friday, November 14

6:30 - 9 p.m.

Fish Creek Community Library

Friday, November 21

6:30 - 9 p.m.

Signal Hill Community Library

Friday, November 28

6:30 - 9 p.m.

Register in person, by calling 403-260-2620 or online.

In partnership with imagiNation 150 and The Calgary Foundation.