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
    BownessSaturdays, Aug. 2, Aug. 9, and Aug. 16
    10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
    6 spaces availableNot Required
    CentralThursdays, July 31, Aug. 7, Aug. 14, Aug. 21, and Aug. 28
    6 - 7:45 p.m.
    15 spaces availableNot Required
    Crowfoot
    Saturdays, Aug. 9, Aug. 16, Aug. 23, and Aug. 30
    10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
    10 spaces availableNot Required
    No program May 17 and Aug. 2
    ShawnessySaturdays, Aug. 9, Aug. 16, and Aug. 23
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    15 spaces availableNot Required
    Village SquareThursdays, July 31, Aug. 7, Aug. 14, Aug. 21, and Aug. 28
    6 - 8 p.m.
    20 spaces availableNot Required
    Bowness - Main Floor Meeting Room 1Central - 3rd Floor Program RoomCrowfoot - Main Floor Featured AreaShawnessy - Main Floor CaféVillage 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

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralWednesdays, July 30, Aug. 6, Aug. 13, Aug. 20, and Aug. 27
    9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    20 spaces availableByPhone
    Central - 3rd 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
    Central
    Saturdays, Aug. 16 and Aug. 23
    10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    FullPut me on wait list
    Part 1 - Aug. 16
    Part 2 - Aug. 23
    Participants must attend both sessions.
    Central - Lower Level Meeting Room 1

    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
    CentralWednesday, Aug. 6
    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

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralTuesday, July 29
    10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
    12 spaces availableNot Required
    Central - 3rd Floor Learning Lab

    Summary: Join us for a basic introduction to this popular professional social networking tool, and learn how it can help build your career.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralThursday, July 31
    2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
    12 spaces availableNot Required
    Central - 3rd Floor Learning Lab

    Summary: Learn the basic skills needed to create a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation and slideshow.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralSaturday, Aug. 2
    1:30 - 3 p.m.
    12 spaces availableNot Required
    Central - 3rd Floor Learning Lab

    Summary: What is social media and why is it so popular? Learn about social media basics and the growing popularity of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn and Wordpress.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralTuesday, Aug. 5
    6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
    15 spaces availableNot Required
    Central - 3rd Floor Learning Lab

    Summary: Get small business research support from the experts. Drop by for one-on-one assistance from knowledgeable Calgary Public Library staff.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralTuesday, Aug. 12
    6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
    FullPut me on wait list
    Central - 3rd Floor Learning Lab

    Summary: Know your marketplace! Explore the Library's free resources to research customers, competitors, products and suppliers.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralTuesday, July 29
    6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
    FullPut me on wait list
    Central - 3rd Floor Learning Lab

    Summary: Looking for great business information about your industry? Learn how to use the Library's many free resources to get a competitive edge.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralTuesday, Aug. 19
    6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
    FullPut me on wait list
    Central - 3rd Floor Learning Lab

    Summary: Researching your expected business costs? Learn how to find information on everything from prices to wages to small business taxes.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralTuesday, Aug. 26
    6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
    2 spaces availableRegister
    Central - Lower Level Meeting Room 2

    Summary: Learn about the most common marketing mistakes made by small business owners; including what they are, how to avoid them and what to include in your marketing plan. Presented by Ave Peetri, Coaching by Ave Peetri Inc.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralThursdays, July 31, Aug. 7, Aug. 14, Aug. 21, and Aug. 28
    5:30 - 7 p.m.
    50 spaces availableNot Required
    Central - 3rd Floor Open Area

    Summary: Looking for work? Learn how to create new opportunities and exchange ideas and leads.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralTuesday, Aug. 19
    2 - 4 p.m.
    400 spaces availableSee Below
    Central - 2nd Floor John Dutton Theatre

    Summary: The Calgary Public Library is pleased to host The Business Link’s August Network and Learn Event. Meet, mingle and network with fellow entrepreneurs and professionals while learning from the featured guest speaker, Devesh Dwivedi, MBA from Idea2Inception Inc. Refreshments, door prizes and tours of the Library business collections will be featured. Register on The Business Link's Calgary Network and Learn Event Meet Up page: http://www.meetup.com/The-Business-Link-Calgary/events/153107662/

    Audience: Adults

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