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Brrr! It's Cold Outside!

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Celebrate winter in Canada with free fun family activities at the Genesis Centre.

Saturday, Dec. 14
1:00 - 4:00 PM

No registration Required

Zinio for Libraries

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Hi everyone!

Zinio has been added to the e-library of the Calgary Public Library website! For those who do not know, Zinio is a database that provides enhanced online delivery of popular magazines. With Zinio you can access such titles as Newsweek, Cosmopolitan, Rolling Stones, and Popular Science. Magazines are always available: no check out periods and no limits on downloads.

Zinio can be found under the e-library section of the Calgary Public Library website.

http://calgarypubliclibrary.com/books-more/e-library

Here is also a handy link about using Zinio

http://calgarypubliclibrary.com/books-more/ebooks/zinio

Dinosaur Stomp!

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There are still spots available for the Dinosaur Stomp Storytime for anyone who are interested in registering for it!

Join us for stories and rhymes about dinosaurs of all shapes and sizes.
Ages 2 to 5 with a parent/caregiver
Monday, Nov. 25
2:15 - 2:45 p.m.

Register In Person, By Phone, Or Online.

Incredibly Tough Books For Extreme Readers

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Hi Everyone!

Here is an interesting post about the 50 most incredibly difficult books to read. Have you read any of the books on the list? If so, what did you think about it?

http://flavorwire.com/423424/50-incredibly-tough-books-for-extreme-readers/view-all/

Architects chosen for new Central Library

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Hi everyone!

The Architect firm has been chosen for the new Central Library! Check out the link below to see the CBC report.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/architects-chosen-for-new-245m-central-library-1.2415687

One Book One Calgary 2013 - African Artists' Showcase

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Here is a program that may interest some of you!

One Book One Calgary 2013 - African Artists' Showcase

Enjoy the sights and sounds of Africa as performing artists share their creativity and passion for music, dance and more.
Saturday, Nov. 9
7 - 9 p.m.


No registration required

Lessons from Jane Eyre

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Hi there,

Here is a link to an interesting article titled "11 Lessons That 'Jane Eyre' Can Teach Every 21st Century Woman About How to Live Well."

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/16/jane-eyre-lessons-_n_4101000.html?utm_hp_ref=mostpopular

Neil Gaiman: Let children read the books they love

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Here is an interesting article. Author Neil Gaiman “physical books are here to stay during keynote speech on what he sees as future of books, reading and libraries.”

Click the link below to read the full article.

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/oct/14/neil-gaiman-children-books-reading-lecture

Calgary Public Library CLOSED on Monday

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All Calgary Public Library Branches will be CLOSED on Monday, October 14 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Anonymous Librarians Confess to Breaking Their Own Rules

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Here is a link to a funny article about anonymous librarians around the world confessing to breaknig their own rules. The pictures from the article are from the Tumblr site called Library Shaming where library workers reveal embarassing secrets and guilty pleasures.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2447492/Anonymous-librarians-confess-breaking-rules.html

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