Elder’s Guidance Circle Relaunch

Michelle Mak Community, COVID-19, Daily Life

Did you know the Calgary Public Library is still hosting their Elders’ Guidance Circle (EGC)? They will now be re-launching the Elders’ In-Residence program virtually in October. Join virtually for the Elders Storytellers Series and learn who are the elders and knowledge keepers of the space and find out what they do and have been doing since the pandemic began. …

Build a Book Bag – Calgary Public Library

Lisa C. Community, Settlement & Community News, Settlement News, Updates

“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.”– Sir Richard Steele Did you know that the Calgary Public Library offers a program called “Build a Book Bag”? Through this free program, you can request recommended staff titles under your preferable type of materials. Mystery, romance, sci-fi, …you name it! Simply choose a genre and a book in …

Multiple Internship Positions for Youth at Library

Lisa C. Employment, Settlement & Community News, Updates

Calgary Public Library opened up 8 internship opportunities for youth. These are temporary Internship opportunities from Sept 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021. Apply as soon as possible if you are interested! What are the positions? Collections Assistant Intern Digital Content Intern Digital Literacy Intern Digital Stories Curator IT Automation Intern IT Digital Trainer Intern IT User Experience Intern Visual …

Historic Calgary Week 2020

Lisa Cai Community, Settlement & Community News, Updates

“We are not makers of history. We are made by history.” — Martin Luther King, Jr. No matter how long you have been living in Calgary, the history of Calgary is part of you, and you are part of it! This week is the Historic Calgary Week. From Friday, July 24, to Monday, August 3, 2020, the Calgary Public Library, …

All Libraries Will Reopen on July 20

Lisa Cai Community, Daily Life, Settlement & Community News, Updates

Starting July 20, all Library locations will resume operations! Open as of June 23, 2020: Forest Lawn, Crowfoot, and Fish Creek libraries. Open as of June 30, 2020: Central, Giuffre Family, and Signal Hill libraries. Open as of July 7, 2020: Bowness, Country Hills, Memorial Park, Nicholls Family, Nose Hill, Louise Riley, Sage Hill, Southwood, and Judith Umbach libraries. Open as …

9 More Libraries Reopen on July 7

Lisa Cai Community, Daily Life, Newcomer Information, Settlement & Community News, Updates

Today, 9 more Library locations resume operations, bringing reopened Library locations to 15 in total. Open as of June 23, 2020: Forest Lawn, Crowfoot, and Fish Creek libraries. Open as of June 30, 2020: Central, Giuffre Family, and Signal Hill libraries. Open as of July 7, 2020: Bowness, Country Hills, Memorial Park, Nicholls Family, Nose Hill, Louise Riley, Sage Hill, Southwood, …

Reopening of Three More Community Libraries

Lisa Cai Community, Daily Life, Settlement & Community News, Settlement News, Updates

The Calgary Public Library has recently announced that these three libraries below will reopen starting Tuesday, June 30: Central: 800 3 St SE Giuffre Family: 3223 14 St SW Signal Hill: 5994 Signal Hill Centre SW According to the library’s reopening plan, Forest Lawn, Crowfoot and Fish creek libraries were the first three locations to reopen since Tuesday, June 23. …