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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
    CentralSaturday, Nov. 1
    10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    23 spaces availableRegister
    Central - Main Floor West Window

    Summary: Discover what creature was there before you in this interactive presentation of nature clues and animal signs. Presented by Judy Marsh of Outdoors In.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralSaturday, Nov. 1
    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (Creative Dyeing)
    FullPut me on wait list
    Central - 5th Floor Open Area

    Summary: Join others with an interest in the arts in Calgary. Enjoy Calgary's visual art scene with local experts.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    Village Square
    Saturday, Nov. 1
    2 - 2:45 p.m.
    FullEnded
    No program Oct 18 because of Celebrate and Learn about Halloween
    Village Square - Main Floor Program Room

    Summary: "Grow a Reader" with books, rhymes and songs you'll have fun sharing with your little one.

    Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages 13 to 23 months with a parent/caregiver

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    BownessSaturday, Nov. 1
    10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
    FullPut me on wait list
    Nose HillSaturday, Nov. 1
    10:15 - 11:15 a.m.
    FullPut me on wait list
    Bowness - Main Floor Program RoomNose Hill - Main Floor Program Room

    Summary: Foster confidence in math with fun numeracy activities, based on JUMP Math and other Library resources, and the support of adult volunteers. For struggling math students in Grade 1 to 6.

    Audience: Kids - Ages 5 to 12

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    Louise RileySaturday, Nov. 1
    3 - 4:30 p.m.
    39 spaces availableRegister
    Louise Riley - Main Floor Program room

    Summary: Celebrate Canadian Storytelling Day with storyteller Betty Hersberger of TALES, Calgary. Bring a 5-minute or shorter story to tell (not read) or just come to listen! Ages 8 to Adult.

    Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages 8 and up

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    Bowness
    Saturday, Nov. 1
    1 - 3 p.m.
    10 spaces availableNot Required
    No program on October 4, 2014
    Crowfoot
    Saturday, Nov. 1
    10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
    10 spaces availableNot Required
    No program on October 11
    ShawnessySaturday, Nov. 1
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    15 spaces availableNot Required
    Bowness - Main Floor Meeting Room 1Crowfoot - Main Floor Featured AreaShawnessy - Main Floor Computer Programs Pod

    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

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralSaturday, Nov. 1
    1 - 4 p.m.
    6 spaces availableRegister
    Central - 5th Floor Open Area

    Summary: Learn about Canada with the purpose of preparing yourself for the Citizenship Exam. In partnership with Immigrant Services Calgary.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    Alexander CalhounSaturday, Nov. 1
    10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
    FullPut me on wait list
    CrowfootSaturday, Nov. 1
    1 - 3 p.m.
    FullEnded
    Fish CreekSaturday, Nov. 1
    10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
    FullEnded
    Thorn-HillSaturday, Nov. 1
    10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
    FullPut me on wait list
    Alexander Calhoun - Main Floor Program RoomCrowfoot - Main Floor Program RoomFish Creek - Third Floor Meeting roomThorn-Hill - Main Floor Program Room

    Summary: Become a coding ninja by developing web pages, apps and games in a fun and mentoring club environment. Bring your own laptop.

    Audience: Kids & Teens - Ages 9 to 17

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    Bowness
    Saturday, Nov. 1
    1 - 3 p.m.
    10 spaces availableNot Required
    No program on Oct 4, 2014
    Louise RileySaturday, Nov. 1
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    999 spaces availableNot Required
    Bowness - Main Floor Technology Discovery CentreLouise Riley - Main Floor Program Computers

    Summary: Drop in for one-on-one, volunteer help on using the Internet and Microsoft Office products.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CrowfootSaturday, Nov. 1
    11 - 11:30 a.m.
    250 spaces availableNot Required
    Glenmore SquareSaturday, Nov. 1
    10:15 - 10:45 a.m.
    20 spaces availableNot Required
    Louise RileySaturday, Nov. 1
    10:30 - 11 a.m.
    60 spaces availableNot Required
    Nose HillSaturday, Nov. 1
    2:30 - 3 p.m.
    30 spaces availableNot Required
    SaddletowneSaturday, Nov. 1
    2:15 - 2:45 p.m.
    18 spaces availableNot Required
    Signal HillSaturday, Nov. 1
    10:30 - 11 a.m.
    99 spaces availableNot Required
    SouthwoodSaturday, Nov. 1
    10:15 - 10:45 a.m.
    15 spaces availableNot Required
    Crowfoot - Main Floor Children's AreaGlenmore Square - Main Floor Open AreaLouise Riley - Main Floor Program roomNose Hill - Main Floor Program RoomSaddletowne - Main Floor Children’s performance areaSignal Hill - Main Floor Children’s Performance AreaSouthwood - Main Floor Program Room

    Summary: Drop in for stories, songs and finger plays the whole family can enjoy.

    Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages 2 to 5 with a parent/caregiver

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralSaturday, Nov. 1
    10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    11 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
    Forest LawnSaturday, Nov. 1
    11 - 11:45 a.m.
    60 spaces availableNot Required
    Forest Lawn - Basement CLLC

    Summary: Join TD Sparks as he entertains you with magic, balloons and comedy.

    Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages 4 and up

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralSaturday, Nov. 1
    2 - 3 p.m.
    12 spaces availableNot Required
    Central - 3rd Floor Learning Lab

    Summary: Learn how to create a spreadsheet, format data, save and print your Excel document.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    SaddletowneSaturday, Nov. 1
    11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    20 spaces availableNot Required
    Saddletowne - Main Floor Program room

    Summary: Making Treaty 7 is a groundbreaking theatrical presentation that breathes life into the history and legacy of the founding event of modern southern Alberta. 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.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralSaturday, Nov. 1
    7 - 10 p.m.
    163 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

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralSaturday, Nov. 1
    10:15 - 10:45 a.m.
    FullEnded
    Central - 2nd Floor Program Room

    Summary: Here's a chance for fathers and their babies to share books, learn new skills and enjoy fun language activities together.

    Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages 6 to 23 months with a parent/caregiver

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    ShaganappiSaturday, Nov. 1
    3 - 3:45 p.m.
    98 spaces availableSee Below
    Shaganappi - Main Floor Meeting Room

    Summary: Celebrate poetry in all its forms with Calgary Young People's Theatre as they take us on a trip through sonnets, verses, ballads and odes. Join us for this free performance, exclusively at the Calgary Public Library.

    Audience: Kids - Ages 5 to 11

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    ShaganappiSaturday, Nov. 1
    10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    CancelledNot Available
    Thorn-HillSaturday, Nov. 1
    1:30 - 3 p.m.
    FullPut me on wait list
    Shaganappi - Main Floor Meeting RoomThorn-Hill - Main Floor Program Room

    Summary: Develop speaking and presentation skills, self-confidence and strong leadership abilities.

    Audience: Teens - Ages 13 to 17

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralSaturday, Nov. 1
    10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    2 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

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