Programs & Events

Your Library card gives you free access to great programs

From 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.

Pick up a printed copy of the current Program Guide at a local branch, or download a PDF version:

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

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Programs for parent/caregiver with a child (like our popular Mother Goose programs) require both parent and child to have a valid library card to register. Children’s cards are free — just visit a branch to pick one up.

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  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralSaturday, Dec. 6
    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    FullPut me on wait list
    SaddletowneMonday, Oct. 27
    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    12 spaces availableRegister
    Central - Lower Level Meeting Room 2Saddletowne - Main Floor Program room

    Summary: Learn how to set up and use the on-line networking sites, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter, to boost your job search campaign. Workshops are led by professional career practitioners from Bow Valley College's Career Connection.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    ShaganappiMonday, Oct. 27
    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    11 spaces availableRegister
    Shaganappi - Main Floor Meeting Room

    Summary: Improve your skills by learning about different types of questions and how to answer them. Workshops are led by professional career practitioners from Bow Valley College's Career Connection.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralSaturday, Oct. 25
    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    FullPut me on wait list
    Forest LawnSaturday, Nov. 15
    1 - 3 p.m.
    22 spaces availableRegister
    Central - Lower Level Meeting Room 1Forest Lawn - Basement CLLC

    Summary: Learn about the unique challenges and opportunities that come with looking for work mid-life, along with resume strategies. Workshops are led by professional career practitioners from Bow Valley College's Career Connection.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    Country HillsSaturday, Oct. 25
    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    8 spaces availableRegister
    Village SquareSaturday, Nov. 8
    1 - 3 p.m.
    15 spaces availableRegister
    Country Hills - Main Floor Program RoomVillage Square - Main Floor Large Meeting Room

    Summary: Learn how to create a professional resume to put your best foot forward. Workshops are led by professional career practitioners from Bow Valley College's Career Connection.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    Bowness
    Saturdays, Oct. 25, Nov. 1, Nov. 8, Nov. 15, Nov. 22, Nov. 29, Dec. 6, Dec. 13, and Dec. 20
    1 - 3 p.m.
    10 spaces availableNot Required
    No program on October 4, 2014
    CentralThursdays, Oct. 23, Oct. 30, Nov. 6, Nov. 13, Nov. 20, Nov. 27, Dec. 4, Dec. 11, and Dec. 18
    6 - 7:45 p.m.
    15 spaces availableNot Required
    Crowfoot
    Saturdays, Oct. 25, Nov. 1, Nov. 8, Nov. 15, Nov. 22, Nov. 29, Dec. 6, Dec. 13, and Dec. 20
    10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
    10 spaces availableNot Required
    No program on October 11
    ShawnessySaturdays, Oct. 25, Nov. 1, Nov. 8, Nov. 15, Nov. 22, Nov. 29, Dec. 6, Dec. 13, and Dec. 20
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    15 spaces availableNot Required
    Village SquareThursdays, Oct. 23, Oct. 30, Nov. 6, Nov. 13, Nov. 20, Nov. 27, Dec. 4, Dec. 11, and Dec. 18
    6 - 8 p.m.
    25 spaces availableNot Required
    Bowness - Main Floor Meeting Room 1Central - 3rd Floor Program RoomCrowfoot - Main Floor Featured AreaShawnessy - Main Floor Computer Programs PodVillage Square - Main Floor New & Notable

    Summary: Looking for work? Drop-in for one-on-one help with job searching skills, take part in practice interviews, revamp your resume or craft that all important cover letter. Drop-in on the day of the event and sign up on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralSaturday, Oct. 25
    10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    FullPut me on wait list
    Central - Lower Level Meeting Room 2

    Summary: Have you been in Canada for less than three years and frustrated with your job search? Discover opportunities for newcomers to build networks and learn about job search strategies and work plans, along with resume advice. Four career specialists will lead this one-day workshop.

    Audience: Adults

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    CentralWednesdays, Oct. 22, Oct. 29, Nov. 5, Nov. 12, Nov. 19, Nov. 26, Dec. 3, Dec. 10, and Dec. 17
    9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    20 spaces availableByPhone
    Central - 5th Floor Open Area

    Summary: Register your group for a 90 minute career resources orientation. Individuals are welcome to join an existing group - please call for available times. Customers must register by calling 403.774.7251.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralSaturday, Nov. 1
    10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    17 spaces availableRegister
    Central - Lower Level Meeting Room 2

    Summary: Examine essential workplace skills, career choices and financial options. Let go of the past and explore a brand new you.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralSaturdays, Nov. 22 and Nov. 29
    10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    FullPut me on wait list
    Central - Lower Level Meeting Room 1

    Summary: Learn the basics of setting up as a contractor: proposal writing, insurance and legal issues, marketing tools, negotiating agreements, and more. Participants must attend both sessions. In partnership with Alberta Human Services. This workshop is jointly funded by the Alberta and Federal governments. In order to participate you must complete a registration form, provide your date of birth and social insurance number. This information will be protected under FOIP.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralWednesday, Nov. 12
    11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    193 spaces availableRegister
    Central - 2nd Floor John Dutton Theatre

    Summary: Hear industry experts discuss the impact of shortages, turnover, aging workforce, corporate culture, next generation, foreign workers, inspiring innovation, retention of employee and global competitiveness . In partnership with the Workplace Speaker's Network.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralThursday, Oct. 23
    2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
    12 spaces availableNot Required
    Central - 3rd Floor Learning Lab

    Summary: Learn where to find reliable resume templates, samples and tools and how to use them.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralTuesday, Oct. 21
    10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
    12 spaces availableNot Required
    Central - 3rd Floor Learning Lab

    Summary: Use social media to research jobs and employers, to network and to create a unique, online brand.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralSaturday, Dec. 13
    11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    FullPut me on wait list
    CentralSaturday, Nov. 15
    11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    FullPut me on wait list
    Central - 3rd Floor Learning LabCentral - 3rd Floor Learning Lab

    Summary: Learn the process of creating a LinkedIn profile in this introductory, hands-on, five-hour workshop. Bring an electronic version of your resume. Intermediate computer and English skills are required and a preassignment will be emailed to participants. Participants must register with LinkedIn prior to the session. In partnership with Bow Valley College's Career Connection.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralFriday, Nov. 21
    11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    20 spaces availableRegister
    Central - Main Floor West Window

    Summary: Learn more about the current state of our Oil Sands job market, along with strategies for employment. In partnership with the Career Development Association of Alberta.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralTuesday, Oct. 28
    6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
    9 spaces availableRegister
    Central - Lower Level Meeting Room 2

    Summary: Simplify your business' social media through automation and planning. Learn how to create an effective social media plan that will save you time and money. Presented by Darlene Hull, HotSpot Social Media.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralTuesday, Nov. 4
    6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
    26 spaces availableRegister
    Central - Lower Level Meeting Room 2

    Summary: Do you need to raise money for your business? Learn about crowdfunding in Calgary and the use of such platforms as AlbertaBoostR. Presented by Chett Matchett, Innovation Consultant, ATB Financial.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralTuesday, Dec. 2
    6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
    12 spaces availableNot Required
    Central - 3rd Floor Learning Lab

    Summary: Get small business research support from the experts. Drop by for one-on-one assistance from knowledgeable Calgary Public Library staff.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralTuesday, Oct. 21
    6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
    27 spaces availableRegister
    Central - Lower Level Meeting Room 2

    Summary: Learn about the many free programs, services, and information resources available to entrepreneurs through the Calgary Public Library. Presented by the Calgary Public Library.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralTuesday, Dec. 16
    6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
    28 spaces availableRegister
    Central - Lower Level Meeting Room 2

    Summary: Know your marketplace! Explore the Library's free resources to research customers, competitors, products and suppliers.

    Audience: Adults

  • LocationDateStatusRegistration
    CentralTuesday, Dec. 9
    6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
    45 spaces availableSee Below
    Central - Lower Level Meeting Room 2

    Summary: Looking for great business information about your industry? Learn how to use the Library's many free resources to get a competitive edge.

    Audience: Adults

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