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Language learning for children with Muzzy Online

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Does your child want to learn a new language or need practice? Muzzy Online is a free and fun way for children to learn a new language! Languages include: English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish and Portuguese.

Click the link below to try Muzzy today!

http://libraries.muzzyonline.com.elibrary.calgarypubliclibrary.com/portal/default.aspx

Ancestry Library Edition

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Did you know that with your library card you have access to Ancestry Library Edition? You do! If you are interested in researching your family history and genealogy then try it today.

Ancestry Library Edition is available to use in the library only, so stop by your local branch today to discover your family legacy.

Library Humour Meme

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Well played librarian.... Well played!!

Image found at http://weknowmemes.com/page/4/

Top 10 challenged titles

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Hi everyone!

According to the American Libraries Association (ALA), US librarians received 464 requests to take books off shelves in 2012. Here is a link to an interesting article about the top ten challnged titles of last year and the reasons behind those challenges.

http://www.theguardian.com/books/gallery/2013/sep/24/banned-books-week-top-10-challenged-titles-pictures?commentpage=1#/?picture=417231425&index=0

Thailand

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Here is a program that might be of interest to some.

Thailand
Join us for island-hopping in Thailand! Discover its magnificent beaches and renowned nightlife. Presented by Marlin Travel.
Wednesday, Sept. 18
7 - 8:30 p.m.

Register In Person, By Phone, Or Online.

Calgary Public Library Foundation Announcement

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Here is a link to a story about the Calgary Public Library Foundation annocument about the largest gift in Calgary Public Library's History.

http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/1456628

Cat Paw Prints Found on 15th-Century Manuscript

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Hi there!

Below is a link to an interesting story and picture about cat paw prints that were found on a 15th Century Manuscript! A medieval cat literally walked through history :)

http://news.discovery.com/animals/pets/medieval-cat-paw-prints-found-on-15th-century-manuscript-130404.htm

Labour Day

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Just a reminder that ALL Calgary Public Library branches will be CLOSED on Monday, September 2nd for the Labour Day Holiday.

Problems only book lovers will understand

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Hi there,

Below is a link to Buzzfeed with funny memes about Problem that only book lover will understand. Take a look they are super funny!

http://www.buzzfeed.com/harpercollins/17-problems-only-book-lovers-will-understand-9npd?sub=2524574_1511213

Famous authors when they were young adults

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Hi there!

Ever wonder what some of your favourite authors looked like when they were young adults? Check out the link below to see some famous authors when they were young!

http://www.buzzfeed.com/summeranne/famous-authors-when-they-were-young-adults

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