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, Dec. 6
    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    FullPut me on wait list
    Central - Lower Level Meeting Room 2

    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
    Bowness
    Saturdays, Nov. 29, Dec. 6, Dec. 13, and Dec. 20
    1 - 3 p.m.
    10 spaces availableNot Required
    No program on October 4, 2014
    Central
    Thursdays, Nov. 27, Dec. 4, Dec. 11, and Dec. 18
    6 - 7:45 p.m.
    15 spaces availableNot Required
    At Central Library only, registration starts at 5:30 p.m. and is first-come, first-served.
    Crowfoot
    Saturdays, 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
    ShawnessySaturdays, Nov. 29, Dec. 6, Dec. 13, and Dec. 20
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    15 spaces availableNot Required
    Village SquareThursdays, 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 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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    CentralWednesdays, 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. Patrons must register by calling 403.774.7251.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralSaturday, Nov. 29
    10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    FullPut me on wait list
    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
    CentralThursday, Nov. 27
    2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
    12 spaces availableNot Required
    Central - 3rd Floor Learning Lab

    Summary: Overview of online job boards and tools for understanding and navigating the hidden job market.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralFriday, Nov. 28
    1:30 - 2:30 p.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
    CentralSaturday, Dec. 13
    11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    FullPut me on wait list
    Central - 3rd Floor Learning Lab

    Summary: Learn the process of creating a LinkedIn profile in this introductory, hands-on, five-hour workshop. Bring an electronic version of your resume. Intermediate computer and English skills are required and a preassignment will be emailed to participants. Participants must register with LinkedIn prior to the session. In partnership with Bow Valley College's Career Connection.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralTuesday, Dec. 2
    6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
    12 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, Dec. 16
    6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
    19 spaces availableRegister
    Central - Lower Level Meeting Room 2

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

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralTuesday, Dec. 9
    6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
    41 spaces availableSee Below
    Central - Lower Level Meeting Room 2

    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
    CentralThursdays, Nov. 27, Dec. 4, Dec. 11, and Dec. 18
    5:30 - 7 p.m.
    50 spaces availableNot Required
    Central - 3rd Floor Creation Station

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

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralWednesday, Dec. 10
    11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    197 spaces availableRegister
    Central - 2nd Floor John Dutton Theatre

    Summary: Hear industry experts discuss the impact of healthy lifestyle, mental health, environment, benefits, stress, safety and conflict. In partnership with the Workplace Speaker's Network.

    Audience: Adults

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