New Central Library Features

You Can See in Your Local Library!

Calgary Public Library is piloting new programs and services at libraries across the city, in anticipation of New Central Library’s November 1 opening. From an Early Learning Centre focused on full-body play to software for booking New Central Library’s 30+ meeting rooms, features at our newest building are being tested throughout our existing 20 libraries. Read more about these imaginative and innovative features — including furniture, a create space, and Library School — at

Enjoy Hundreds of Free Ultimate Summer Challenge Programs

Kids, families, and teens are invited to visit the Library this summer for more than 500 free programs — plus a chance at awesome prizes! Calgary Public Library has partnered with 40 local organizations for

workshops, performances, demonstrations, and large-scale installations, including Puppy Room, Discover Archaeology, Indigenous Drumming Circle, Rocket Building, Cowboy Sing-Along, Meet a Police Officer, Rabbit Hopping Show, and Zine Making. Ultimate Summer Challenge also includes six unique installations at libraries, like a teepee, sail boat, inflatable artichokes, and more! Visit to see a full list of programs and to register for the challenge.

Did You Know? Art at the Library

Did you know Calgary Public Library provides space for community artists to display their work?
Learn more about this initiative at
This free exhibit space enables Library visitors to participate in the creative life of their community, and presents community artists with a valued avenue for exhibiting their work locally.

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