Calgary Public Library Locations to Reopen on June 14

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On Monday, June 14, the Calgary Public Library will reopen 19 locations for regular hours of service. All locations will reopen except for Rocky Ridge and Signal Hill libraries. Services returning June 14 include: Browsing physical collections Printing, Wi-Fi and copying Desktop and Chromebook access Study space Reading Room Study Space at select locations Interior book returns The following services …

Calgary Public Library Reopens

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All Calgary Public Library locations will reopen on March 10 at reduced hours, and then, on March 15 at regular service hours. Starting March 10, you will be able to enter a library location and browse the collection in person; Use study spaces; Use printing, Wi-Fi, and photocopying services; Use desktop computers and chromebooks. You will still be asked to: …

Borrow A Computer and Use It at Home

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Need a laptop to work on your resume or take online courses? You can still borrow a computer and use it at home! Our amazing staff at the Calgary Public Library locations have made it an easy process for you! How to request to borrow a computer? Visit: https://calgary.bibliocommons.com/ with your smartphone and at the upper right corner Log In …

Free Printing (Curbside Pickup)

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Your Library card gives you $5 of printing every month. You can print up to 50 black and white pages or 25 colour pages free of charge. Even though in-person services are temporarily closed at the Library, curbside printing is available at every Calgary Library location except Rocky Ridge. To use Curbside Printing, you must have access to Wi-Fi and …

Library Event: Why Do I Feel Sick with A Virus?

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The Calgary Public Library has partnered up with UCalgary and the Infections, Inflammation & Chronic Diseases Research Strategy and invited Dr. Paul Kubes (PhD), a Professor and founding director of the Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases for an online event. The World at War with a Virus – the Science Behind the Headlines: Why Do I Feel Sick with a …

Recent Changes to City Services and Facilities

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Based on the new provincewide public health measures & restrictions announced on December 8, some services offered by the City of Calgary are being temporarily impacted. Public Transit Bus services and C-Train are open but running with a reduced number of trips and frequency. Get the latest updates on changes to Calgary Transit service. Watch our Smart Tips video and …

Changes to Calgary Public Library Services

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After the Government of Alberta released the new mandatory health measures, Calgary Public Library has made a few changes to their services. Cancellation of all in-person programs and events will continue until Monday, January 11, 2021. Social gatherings are not allowed in locations. All group seating will be limited to no more than three persons. Exceptions can be made to …

Calgary Public Library – Learn about your child’s reading levels

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The Calgary Public Library in partnership with the Edmonton Public Library is hosting a webinar today from 7:30 – 8:30 PM to talk about books that are appropriate for your child’s reading level. This session will be hosted by Calgary Board of Education’s Literacy Specialist – Sasha Gardiner-Hadford as well as Edmonton Public Library Youth Services Manager, Elaine Jones. They …