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Getting great service from your Library has never been easier!

  • Come on down. With 18 branches to serve you, why not stop in, ask a question, or browse the collection.
  • Check our catalogue for books, music, movies and more!
  • Do research at home with our convenient online databases in our E-Library.
  • Have a question? Call us at 403-260-2600,  ask a question using our online form, or try our online InfoChat service to chat live with Library Staff.
  • Become a fan of the Calgary Public Library on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. Stay up on Library news and find out about great events and programs!


Career & Employment Resources

We have the largest collection of career resources in the city. Whether you need help with job searching, resume writing, or interview skills, Library staff can help you work towards a career suited to your goals.

Computers with Internet and Microsoft Office

Internet service and computer use is included in your yearly membership and is available at all Library branches. We also have free wireless access – bring your laptop! Our computers also offer Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.)

Diversity Services

Our Diversity Services department provides culturally sensitive, barrier free collections, programs, services and facilities to support the development of Calgarians of all ages, abilities and origins.

Living Library

The Living Library works like your local library, however, the books you borrow are "Living Books" - volunteers who share stories about their personal experiences.


Moving to a new country is a big change. Find resources to help learn English or French, about Canada, and Canadian citizenship.

Programs for All Ages

We have a wide range of free children and adult programs. From baby storytimes to 50+ Coffee Times, there's something for everything you're into.


ResearchPlus, the fee-for-service division of Calgary Public Library, provides a range of services for individuals and businesses, including document delivery, expedited book loans, photocopying and expert research.

Room Rentals

Need to book space for your function or event? Several Calgary Public Library locations provide room rentals.