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Holiday library hours

Holiday library hours

by Fernando - 0 Comment(s)

If you are wondering about the library hours for this holiday season, here they are:

December 24: Close at 4 p.m.

December 25: Closed

December 26: Closed

December 31: Close at 4 p.m.

January 1: Closed

For complete hours of operation, and other holidays please follow this link >>

Remember, our E-Library is open 24/7!!!

Happy Holidays!

Brrr! It's Cold Outside!

by Lindsay B - 0 Comment(s)

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

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

No registration Required

Calgary Public Library CLOSED on Monday

by Lindsay B - 0 Comment(s)

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

Anonymous Librarians Confess to Breaking Their Own Rules

by Lindsay B - 0 Comment(s)

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

Language learning for children with Muzzy Online

by Lindsay B - 0 Comment(s)

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

by Lindsay B - 0 Comment(s)

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.

Top 10 challenged titles

by Lindsay B - 0 Comment(s)

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

Labour Day

by Lindsay B - 0 Comment(s)

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

Book Nerds

by Lindsay B - 0 Comment(s)

For all of the book nerds out there who have read The Hunger Games you will find this meme funny and great words to live by!!

Image from http://bookriot.com/2013/08/13/fitness-for-book-nerds/

Abandoned Walmart is Now America’s Largest Library

by Lindsay B - 0 Comment(s)

Hey everyone!

Here is an interesting article about an abandoned Walmart that was turned into a library.

http://weburbanist.com/2012/09/04/abandoned-walmart-is-now-americas-largest-library/

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