Programs & Events

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
    CentralSaturday, Oct. 4
    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    51 spaces availableRegister
    Central - Main Floor West Window

    Summary: Learn about the employment standards code and what it means for your business. Topics include everything from calculating vacation pay to the requirements for parental leave. Presented by Scot Hecker, Government of Alberta.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralSaturday, Dec. 6
    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    8 spaces availableRegister
    SaddletowneMonday, Oct. 27
    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    22 spaces availableRegister
    Central - Lower Level Meeting Room 2Saddletowne - Main Floor Program room

    Summary: Learn how to set up and use the on-line networking sites, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter, to boost your job search campaign. Workshops are led by professional career practitioners from Bow Valley College's Career Connection.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralSaturday, Oct. 18
    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    FullPut me on wait list
    SaddletowneThursday, Sept. 18
    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    22 spaces availableRegister
    ShaganappiMonday, Oct. 27
    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    22 spaces availableRegister
    Thorn-HillWednesday, Oct. 1
    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    24 spaces availableRegister
    Central - Lower Level Meeting Room 2Saddletowne - Main Floor Open areaShaganappi - Main Floor Meeting RoomThorn-Hill - Main Floor Program Room

    Summary: Improve your skills by learning about different types of questions and how to answer them. Workshops are led by professional career practitioners from Bow Valley College's Career Connection.

    Audience: Adults

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    CentralSaturday, Oct. 25
    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    9 spaces availableRegister
    Forest LawnSaturday, Nov. 15
    1 - 3 p.m.
    24 spaces availableRegister
    Nose HillMonday, Sept. 29
    6 - 8 p.m.
    15 spaces availableRegister
    Central - Lower Level Meeting Room 1Forest Lawn - Basement CLLCNose Hill - Main Floor Open Area (Storytime Corner)

    Summary: Learn about the unique challenges and opportunities that come with looking for work mid-life, along with resume strategies. Workshops are led by professional career practitioners from Bow Valley College's Career Connection.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralSaturday, Oct. 4
    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    FullPut me on wait list
    Country HillsSaturday, Oct. 25
    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    25 spaces availableRegister
    SaddletowneThursday, Oct. 9
    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    23 spaces availableRegister
    Village SquareSaturday, Nov. 8
    1 - 3 p.m.
    24 spaces availableRegister
    Central - Lower Level Meeting Room 2Country Hills - Main Floor Program RoomSaddletowne - Main Floor Open areaVillage Square - Main Floor Large Meeting Room

    Summary: Learn how to create a professional resume to put your best foot forward. Workshops are led by professional career practitioners from Bow Valley College's Career Connection.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    Bowness
    Saturdays, Sept. 6, Sept. 13, Sept. 20, Sept. 27, Oct. 11, Oct. 18, Oct. 25, Nov. 1, Nov. 8, Nov. 15, Nov. 22, Nov. 29, Dec. 6, Dec. 13, and Dec. 20
    1 - 3 p.m.
    10 spaces availableNot Required
    No program on October 4, 2014
    CentralThursdays, Sept. 4, Sept. 11, Sept. 18, Sept. 25, Oct. 2, Oct. 9, Oct. 16, Oct. 23, Oct. 30, Nov. 6, Nov. 13, Nov. 20, Nov. 27, Dec. 4, Dec. 11, and Dec. 18
    6 - 7:45 p.m.
    15 spaces availableNot Required
    Crowfoot
    Saturdays, Sept. 6, Sept. 13, Sept. 20, Sept. 27, Oct. 4, Oct. 18, Oct. 25, Nov. 1, Nov. 8, Nov. 15, Nov. 22, Nov. 29, Dec. 6, Dec. 13, and Dec. 20
    10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
    10 spaces availableNot Required
    No program on October 11
    Crowfoot
    Saturday, Aug. 30
    10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
    10 spaces availableNot Required
    No program May 17 and Aug. 2
    ShawnessySaturdays, Sept. 6, Sept. 13, Sept. 20, Sept. 27, Oct. 4, Oct. 18, Oct. 25, Nov. 1, Nov. 8, Nov. 15, Nov. 22, Nov. 29, Dec. 6, Dec. 13, and Dec. 20
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    15 spaces availableNot Required
    Village SquareThursdays, Sept. 4, Sept. 11, Sept. 18, Sept. 25, Oct. 2, Oct. 9, Oct. 16, Oct. 23, Oct. 30, Nov. 6, Nov. 13, Nov. 20, Nov. 27, Dec. 4, Dec. 11, and Dec. 18
    6 - 8 p.m.
    25 spaces availableNot Required
    Bowness - Main Floor Meeting Room 1Central - 3rd Floor Program RoomCrowfoot - Main Floor Featured AreaCrowfoot - Main Floor Featured AreaShawnessy - Main Floor Computer Programs PodVillage Square - Main Floor New & Notable

    Summary: Looking for work? Drop-in for one-on-one help with job searching skills, take part in practice interviews, revamp your resume or craft that all important cover letter. Drop-in on the day of the event and sign up on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Audience: Adults

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    CentralSaturday, Nov. 1
    10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    8 spaces availableRegister
    Central - 3rd Floor Learning Lab

    Summary: Learn about the Career planning process, research learning options, and develop a career plan. In partnership with Alberta Human Services.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralSaturday, Sept. 27
    10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    14 spaces availableRegister
    Central - Lower Level Meeting Room 2

    Summary: Have you been in Canada for less than three years and frustrated with your job search? Discover opportunities for newcomers to build networks and learn about job search strategies and work plans, along with resume advice. Four career specialists will lead this one-day workshop.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralWednesdays, Sept. 3, Sept. 10, Sept. 17, Sept. 24, Oct. 1, Oct. 8, Oct. 15, Oct. 22, Oct. 29, Nov. 5, Nov. 12, Nov. 19, Nov. 26, Dec. 3, Dec. 10, and Dec. 17
    9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    20 spaces availableByPhone
    Central - 5th Floor Open Area

    Summary: Register your group for a 90 minute career resources orientation. Individuals are welcome to join an existing group - please call for available times. Customers must register by calling 403.774.7251.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralTuesday, Sept. 30
    9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    187 spaces availableRegister
    Central - 2nd Floor John Dutton Theatre

    Summary: Join us for a morning of presentations on growth and opportunities in both banking and insurance and bring your resume to the afternoon hiring fair.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralSaturday, Nov. 1
    10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    21 spaces availableRegister
    Central - Lower Level Meeting Room 2

    Summary: Examine essential workplace skills, career choices and financial options. Let go of the past and explore a brand new you.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    Village SquareSunday, Oct. 5
    1 - 4 p.m.
    17 spaces availableRegister
    Village Square - Main Floor Large Meeting Room

    Summary: Get on the right track for career success! Learn helpful tips on writing post secondary entrance exams and how to apply a skills inventory to transition from ESL to a career in Canada. For those with ESL level 6 or higher. Presented by the Academy of Learning.

    Audience: Adults - Ages 18 and up

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralWednesday, Sept. 10
    11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    CancelledNot Available
    Central - 2nd Floor John Dutton Theatre

    Summary: Join us for a panel discussion by industry experts on the impact of online profiles, communication, culture, community, social responsibility and attraction factor. Presented by the Workplace Speaker's Network.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralSaturdays, Nov. 22 and Nov. 29
    10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    11 spaces availableRegister
    CrowfootSaturdays, Sept. 6 and Sept. 13
    10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    15 spaces availableRegister
    Central - Lower Level Meeting Room 1Crowfoot - Main Floor Program Room

    Summary: Learn the basics of setting up as a contractor: proposal writing, insurance and legal issues, marketing tools, negotiating agreements, and more. Participants must attend both sessions. In partnership with Alberta Human Services. This workshop is jointly funded by the Alberta and Federal governments. In order to participate you must complete a registration form, provide your date of birth and social insurance number. This information will be protected under FOIP.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralTuesday, Sept. 16
    9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    194 spaces availableRegister
    Central - 2nd Floor John Dutton Theatre

    Summary: Join us for an in-depth overview of social media strategies for job search during this three-part presentation and panel discussion. In partnership with Skills to Achieve.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralWednesday, Nov. 12
    11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    196 spaces availableRegister
    Central - 2nd Floor John Dutton Theatre

    Summary: Hear industry experts discuss the impact of shortages, turnover, aging workforce, corporate culture, next generation, foreign workers, inspiring innovation, retention of employee and global competitiveness . In partnership with the Workplace Speaker's Network.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    ShawnessySaturday, Oct. 4
    10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    23 spaces availableRegister
    Shawnessy - Main Floor Program Room

    Summary: What do you want to do with your career? Learn about the options for mature students wanting to either return to school or increase their employment success. Find out what you should know about Entrance Equivalency Testing and your own learning and career strengths. Presented by the Academy of Learning.

    Audience: Adults - Ages 18 and up

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralSunday, Sept. 7
    1 - 2 p.m.
    12 spaces availableNot Required
    Central - 3rd Floor Learning Lab

    Summary: Learn how to access 300 free online courses for professional and personal educational development.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralWednesday, Sept. 3
    10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
    12 spaces availableNot Required
    Central - 3rd Floor Learning Lab

    Summary: Go beyond the basics as we explore formatting cells, using functions and formulas, managing data and creating graphs. Basic Excel knowledge required.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralFriday, Sept. 26
    1:30 - 3 p.m.
    10 spaces availableNot Required
    Central - 3rd Floor Learning Lab

    Summary: Learn how to conduct simple business research in the Calgary Public Library and beyond.

    Audience: Adults

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