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Library events and programs brochure coverFrom Baby Storytimes to 50+ Coffee Times, we have programs for everything you're into. Improve your computer skills, practice your English, or just have some fun.

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Call 403-260-2620 to register, or register online.

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ESL Coffee and Conversation

ESL Coffee and Conversation

ESL Coffee and Conversation

Practise your English speaking and listening skills in an informal drop-in setting. Coffee is provided.

Central: Tuesdays, January 20 to March 10, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

Central: Fridays, January 23 to March 13, 10 - 11:30 a.m.

Country Hills: Mondays, Feb. 23 to April 13, 7 - 8:30 p.m.

Crowfoot: Thursdays, March 5 to April 9, 6:30 - 8 p.m.

Forest Lawn: Mondays, January 12 to March 2, 7 - 8:30 p.m.

Saddletowne: Tuesdays, January 13 to March 3, 6:30 - 8 p.m.

Shawnessy: Wednesdays, January 7 to April 29, 6:30 - 8 p.m.

Village Square: Tuesdays, March 17 to May 5, 7 - 8:30 p.m.

No registration required

New Friends and Neighbourhood Groups for Women

New Friends and Neighbourhood Groups for Women

New Friends and Neighbourhood Groups for Women

Join other women as you improve English skills, share experiences and learn about community resources.

Free childcare.

Presented by the Calgary Immigrant Women's Association.

Shawnessy: Mondays, January 12 to April 27, 1 - 3 p.m.

Thorn-Hill: Mondays, January 12, to April 27, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Fish Creek: Tuesdays, January 13 to April 28, 1 - 3 p.m.

Shaganappi: Tuesdays, January 13 to April 28, 1 - 3 p.m.

Saddletowne: Wednesdays, January 7, to April 29, 1 - 3 p.m.

Forest Lawn: Thursdays, January 8 to April 30, 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Village Square: Thursdays, January 8 to April 30, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

No registration required.

Small Business Tuesdays at Central Library

Small Business Tuesdays at Central Library

Join us every week for Small Business Tuesdays, featuring expert guest speakers, business research presentations

and individual business research support.

Central

Tuesdays, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Registration for Small Business Tuesdays programs listed below, begins on Monday, December 22


January 6: Resources for Small Business Financial Planning

Researching your expected business costs? Learn how to find information on everything from prices to wages to small business taxes.

Lower Level Meeting Room 2

January 13: Social Media for Small Business Professionals

Be where your customers are! Learn how to use social media to promote your small business to your client community.

Lower Level Meeting Room 2

January 20: Drop-In Business Research Help

Get small business research support from the experts. Drop by for one-on-one assistance from knowledgeable Calgary Public Library staff. No registration required.

3rd Floor Learning Lab

January 27: Become a Networking Ninja!

Learn how to be a networking ninja. How you present yourself can make or break your business networking success. Presented by Andrea Jones, Jonesing for Leadership.

Lower Level Meeting Room 2

February 3: Why Does My Business Need a Brand?

Learn about the importance of business branding and how to create a good value proposition. Presented by Gabriela Santamaria of GI Strategy.

Lower Level Meeting Room 2

February 10: Financing Your Small Business

Do you need to find financing for your small business? Join Futurpreneur as they discuss various financing options for entrepreneurs of all ages and sectors. Presented by Futurpreneur, a national non-profit organization that supports entrepreneurs aged 18-39.

Lower Level Meeting Room 2

February 17: Drop-In Business Research Help

Get small business research support from the experts. Drop by for one-on-one assistance from knowledgeable Calgary Public Library staff. No registration required.

3rd Floor Learning Lab

February 24: What Makes A Business Saleable?

Learn about the eight areas that a sophisticated buyer will consider when purchasing a business and how a business owner can best improve these areas of their own business. Presented by Steve Fylypchuk, Business Broker, Murphy Business Alberta.