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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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Programs for parent/caregiver with a child (like our popular Mother Goose programs) require both parent and child to have a valid library card to register. Children’s cards are free — just visit a branch to pick one up.

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  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    Fish CreekSunday, Nov. 16
    2 - 4 p.m.
    44 spaces availableRegister
    Fish Creek - Main Floor Open Area

    Summary: Enjoy a fascinating evening with Marcello Di Cintio as he talks with individuals from around the globe who share their experiences living near some of the walls and barriers so vividly described in Walls: Travels Along the Barricades. Learn about the impacts these instruments of division continue to have in our world today. Light refreshments will be served.

    Audience: Adults

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    Memorial ParkSaturday, Nov. 15
    2 - 3:30 p.m.
    FullPut me on wait list
    Memorial Park - Basement Meeting Room 1

    Summary: Join One Book One Calgary author Marcello Di Cintio and 2014 Writer in Residence, Rosemary Nixon, as they discuss the similarities and differences of writing fiction and non-fiction and how they capture the attention of readers of both genres. Light refreshments will be served.

    Audience: Adults

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    Louise Riley
    Monday, Nov. 10
    2 - 3:30 p.m.
    FullPut me on wait list
    Please note: This will take the place of 50+ Coffee and Conversation. Registration required.
    Louise Riley - Main Floor Program room

    Summary: Join rock historian James Istvanffy for a fascinating multimedia presentation examining how Bob Dylan, The Beatles and other popular musicians broke down political and social barriers through music.

    Audience: Adults

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    CentralTuesday, Nov. 4 7 - 8:30 p.m.16 spaces availableRegister
    Central - Main Floor West Window

    Summary: Walls can be barriers to creativity, or can provide a frame that sets us free. What can we learn from the differences? Presented by Professor Patrick Finn from the University of Calgary.

    Audience: Adults

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    Signal HillTuesday, Nov. 4
    7 - 8:30 p.m.
    FullPut me on wait list
    Signal Hill - Main Floor Program Room

    Summary: Learn about life on both sides of the Berlin Wall and how this barrier could not keep love apart. Presented by Heike and Eric Urban.

    Audience: Adults

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    CentralSaturday, Nov. 1
    7 - 10 p.m.
    196 spaces availableRegister
    Central - 2nd Floor John Dutton Theatre

    Summary: Celebrate with Calgarians as we launch One Book, One Calgary 2014! Marcello Di Cintio, author of Walls: Travels Along the Barricades, shares his travel experiences in this multimedia presentation. Hear the incredible and moving stories of men, women and children who live in the shadows of walls. Enjoy an interactive and thought-provoking evening including readings from Calgary's Poet Laureate, Derek Beaulieu and local poet, Bertrand Bickersteth. Refreshments will be served.

    Audience: Adults

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