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MARCH | APRIL | 2018


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VISIT CALGARY’S NEWEST LIBRARY


IN ROCKY RIDGE
SPRING SONGS AND JAM AT MEMORIAL SCHOOL’S OUT!
STORIES FOR BABIES PARK LIBRARY’S MUSIC MARCH BREAK
WORKSHOPS MADNESS AT YOUR
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FREE PROGRAMS FOR EVERYBODY


VISIT CALGARY’S FIRST EXPRESS LIBRARY
Calgary’s newest Library, Rocky Ridge Library and free programs delivered by Library staff,
at Shane Homes YMCA, opened January 15. including Drop-In Storytime, Words and
This express Library focuses on convenience; Wiggles, and Career Coaching.
think grab and go, library style. Located in a
northwest recreation facility, the Library is the
first of its kind in Calgary to operate on a self- Mark Asberg, Director, Service Delivery, says
service model. the express model is based on years of learning
at Calgary Public Library about which services
At Rocky Ridge Library, you can pick up hold can be offered in a self-service format. The new
items from an innovative system of self-service approach helps to bring the Library into more
lockers, browse popular collections, and use people’s lives. “We want to be in spaces where
self-checkouts to borrow materials. Rocky our resources are as available as possible to as
Ridge Library is an open, active 3,000-square- many people as possible,” Asberg says.
foot space within the new 284,000-square-
foot YMCA. Turn to page 35 for Rocky Ridge Library’s
address and hours. See you at Rocky Ridge
Other Library features include public seating, Library!
a children’s area, a study space, free Wi-Fi,
In recognition of National Volunteer week (April 15 - 21, 2018) Calgary Public
Library would like to thank our volunteers for making an incredible difference in the
lives of Calgarians.

? Who Are Library Volunteers


AGES % WHO VOLUNTEER

12 - 17 55%
AGES 18 - 34 23%
of
35 - 49 8%
Volunteers
50 - 64 9%
65+ 5%

Top 10 Languages & Dialects Spoken by Library Volunteers


English French Hindi Mandarin Urdu
Punjabi Cantonese Arabic Chinese Vietnamese

Total Languages & Dialects Spoken by Library Volunteers: 101

Library Volunteers that speak 2+ Languages: 1,657

Calgary Public Library’s dedicated volunteers — 3,326 strong — contribute 82,000+


volunteer hours annually. These hours allow the Library to do so much more: offer more programs,
in more locations, more often, to so many more Calgarians. The City’s estimated value of volunteer
work is $34.09 hourly; that equals an economic value of over $2.5 million. Library
volunteers give their time, energy, and talent and our 650,000+ patrons are the beneficiaries.

If you would like to join the Library’s team of volunteers, please call Volunteer
Resources at 403.260.2632 or visit libraryvolunteers.ca for more information or to
complete a Library Volunteer Application.
BABIES
Registration starts Monday, February 12 unless otherwise noted. For more resources, visit calgarylibrary.ca/babies.
SESSION LENGTH DURATION AGES
1 BABY RHYME TIME 2 BABY BOOKWORMS 3 POP ‘N TOT TIME
Welcome your baby to the Have fun sharing books, It’s adventure time for male
Library! Enjoy songs, rhymes, rhymes, and songs with your caregivers and their babies!
and stories that will make your little one. Features fun games, books,
baby smile. A – Registration: Feb 15 rhymes, and activities.
A – Registration: Feb 14 B – No registration required. Registration: Feb 15
B – No registration required. 45 min 45 min
45 min 6 weeks 6 weeks
6 weeks ages 13 – 23 months ages 6 – 23 months
ages 0 – 12 months

4 BABY’S BIG PLAYDATE 5 HOPPY BABY BUNNIES 6 LITTLE BABY CHICKIES


Let’s play! Join us for a fun Join us for an extra dose of Bring your little chickie and
and social hour of discovery springtime songs, stories, and celebrate spring with songs,
and exploration. finger plays — for you and rhymes, and stories.
No registration required. your baby bunny. A – Registration: Feb 12
60 min 30 min B – No registration required.
1 day 1 day 30 min
ages 0 – 12 months ages 6 – 23 months 1 day
ages 6 – 23 months

Programs begin on the dates below. All baby programs require a parent or caregiver. See page 35 for registration details.

Program # 1 2 3 4 5 6
M Mar 12 10:00 B, M Mar 12 11:15 B, Tu Mar 13 10:15 B W Mar 21 10:00, F Mar 9 10:15 A
Central Th Mar 15 10:00 B, Th Mar 15 11:15 B W Apr 18 10:00
Bowness Tu Mar 6 10:15 B, Tu Mar 6 11:30 B W Mar 21 10:15 A
Tu Mar 13 10:05 A OR Tu Mar 13 11:30 A OR Sa Mar 3 10:05 B, M Mar 12 10:05 A M Apr 30 10:30 A OR
Calhoun Th Mar 15 10:05 A OR Th Mar 15 11:30 A OR M Mar 12 11:30 A Tu Apr 24 10:30
M Apr 30 11:30 A
M Mar 12 9:30 A OR M Mar 12 11:00 A OR Tu Mar 13 10:30 A, Sa Mar 17 10:30 B Th Mar 8 7:00 Tu Mar 6 10:30 A
Country Hills W Mar 14 2:00 A OR Th Mar 15 10:30 A
F Mar 16 9:15 A OR F Mar 16 10:45 A OR M Mar 19 9:30 A OR M Mar 19 11:00 A Tu Mar 20 10:00,
Crowfoot Sa Mar 17 9:30 A OR Sa Mar 17 10:45 A Tu Apr 24 10:00 Sa Mar 31 1:00 Th Mar 15 10:00 A
M Mar 12 11:30 A OR Tu Mar 13 10:15 A OR M Mar 12 10:00 A OR W Mar 14 10:00 A
Fish Creek Tu Mar 13 11:45 A OR W Mar 14 11:30 A OR W Mar 14 6:45 A Th Mar 15 9:30 Sa Apr 28 2:30 A

Forest Lawn W Mar 7 10:30 A Th Mar 8 10:30 A F Apr 6 10:30 W Apr 18 10:30 B

Judith Umbach Tu Mar 13 10:15 A OR Tu Mar 13 11:45 A W Mar 14 10:15 A Sa Mar 10 10:15 W Mar 7 10:00 Tu Mar 6 10:15
M Mar 12 11:15 A OR Tu Mar 13 11:30 A OR Th Mar 15 10:15 A, Sa Mar 17 11:30 B Tu Apr 24 11:00 M Mar 26 10:30 A OR
Louise Riley Th Mar 15 11:30 A M Apr 9 10:30 A
Mem Park W Mar 7 11:30 A W Mar 7 10:15 A W Apr 18 11:00 A

Nicholls F Mar 9 10:00 A OR F Mar 9 11:15 A F Apr 27 10:30


F Mar 9 12:00 B, Tu Mar 13 9:15 A OR M Mar 12 10:00 A OR M Mar 12 11:15 A
Nose Hill Tu Mar 13 11:00 A
Quarry Park Tu Mar 13 11:30 A OR Th Mar 15 11:30 A Th Mar 15 10:00 A Sa Mar 10 10:00 M Apr 23 10:30 M Mar 26 10:30

Rocky Ridge M Mar 12 9:30 A Th Mar 15 9:30 A Sa Mar 17 10:00

Saddletowne M Mar 5 2:15 A W Mar 7 10:00 A Sa Mar 10 10:00 Sa Apr 14 10:00 A

Sage Hill Th Mar 8 10:15 A OR Th Mar 8 11:30 A Tu Mar 6 10:15 A


M Mar 12 10:00 A OR M Mar 12 12:00 A OR Th Mar 15 11:30 A Tu Mar 27 11:00, F Mar 23 10:00 A OR
Shawnessy W Mar 14 11:30 A Tu Apr 24 11:00 F Mar 23 11:00 A
Tu Mar 13 10:15 A OR Tu Mar 13 11:30 A OR Tu Mar 13 M Mar 12 10:00 A OR Sa Mar 17 2:00 B
Signal Hill 1:00 A OR W Mar 14 10:15 A OR Th Mar 15 11:30 A W Mar 14 6:00 F Mar 9 10:00
Tu Mar 6 10:15 A OR Th Mar 8 10:15 A Tu Mar 6 11:45 F Mar 23 10:15 OR Su Mar 18 3:00 A OR
Southwood M Mar 5 10:15 A Su Mar 11 1:00 Sa Mar 24 11:00 W Mar 21 11:00 A
Village Square Tu Mar 6 10:30 B, W Mar 7 11:00 A M Mar 5 2:15 A Tu Mar 6 6:30

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TODDLERS & PRESCHOOLERS
Registration starts Monday, February 12 unless otherwise noted. For more resources, visit calgarylibrary.ca/toddlers.
SESSION LENGTH DURATION AGES
1 A-B-C: YOU AND ME! 2 1-2-3: COUNT WITH ME! 3 COLOSSAL CALGARY 4 WORDS AND WIGGLES
Read, sing, talk, and play Your toddler will love this PLAYDATE! Learn new ideas for play with
together in this interactive introduction to numeracy and Play builds the foundation for your preschooler in this active
circle time. have fun with numbers using a lifetime of learning. Come program that explores all five
Registration: Feb 15 rhymes, songs, books, and prepared to play with your senses through movement,
45 min active play. baby or toddler at the biggest play, story, and song.
6 weeks Registration: Feb 15 and best playdate ever! Registration: Feb 15
ages 2 – 3 45 min No registration required. 60 min
6 weeks 90 min 6 weeks
ages 2 – 3 1 day ages 3 – 5
ages 0 – 3

5 MARVELLOUS MATH 6 BUBBLING POTIONS 7 DIG THOSE DINOSAURS 8 “GRUMP” SAID THE
Get your child thinking Join Mad Science for this What do you call a dinosaur GRUMBLIE!
with numbers in this fun, highly visual and interactive that eats plants? Or meat? Wiggle and giggle your
early numeracy program. workshop with exciting dry ice Learn all about dinosaurs, then grumblies away in this
In partnership with demonstrations and more! stain your very own fossilized energetic program led by
EducationWise Inc. 45 min T-Rex tooth. In partnership author Deborah Miller. For
50 min 1 day with Mad Science. children and their parents/
1 day ages 3 – 5 A – Registration: Feb 12 caregivers.
ages 3 – 5 B – No registration required. 30 min
45 min 1 day
1 day ages 3 – 5
ages 3 – 5
Programs begin on the dates below. All toddler & preschooler programs require a parent or caregiver. See page 35 for registration details.

Program # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Th Mar 15 10:15 Tu Mar 13 10:15 W Mar 21 10:00, W Mar 7 10:30
Central W Apr 18 10:00
Bowness M Mar 26 10:30 F Apr 27 10:30
W Mar 14 10:05 OR F Mar 16 11:00
Calhoun W Mar 14 11:30 Sa Mar 10 2:30
M Mar 12 1:30 OR M Mar 5 9:00 F Mar 16 11:30
Country Hills W Mar 14 10:30
W Mar 14 9:30 OR Th Apr 12 10:00 Th Mar 15 2:00 Sa Mar 3 1:00
Crowfoot W Mar 14 11:00
M Mar 12 10:15 OR Th Mar 15 9:30 Tu Mar 13 10:15 Sa Apr 7 2:15
Fish Creek W Mar 14 10:15
Forest Lawn M Mar 5 10:30

Judith Umbach F Mar 16 10:30 Th Mar 22 11:45 A

Louise Riley Tu Mar 13 10:15 W Mar 14 10:30 Sa Mar 3 2:30 A

Mem Park Sa Mar 3 10:30 Tu Apr 10 10:30

Nicholls M Mar 12 10:00 Th Mar 8 10:00 Tu Apr 3 10:30 F Mar 9 1:00 A

Nose Hill W Mar 14 11:00 M Mar 12 2:00 M Apr 23 10:00 Th Mar 15 10:15

Quarry Park Tu Mar 13 10:00 M Mar 5 2:30

Rocky Ridge Th Mar 15 11:00 W Mar 14 1:30

Saddletowne Th Mar 8 10:00 Tu Mar 6 10:00 Sa Mar 17 12:00

Sage Hill M Mar 5 10:15 W Mar 7 10:15 Sa Mar 17 10:15 Su Mar 4 3:00 A

Shawnessy W Mar 14 9:30 Th Mar 15 9:30 F Mar 16 10:00 W Apr 11 2:00 A


M Mar 12 11:30 OR W Mar 7 9:00 F Mar 16 10:00
Signal Hill W Mar 14 11:30
Southwood M Mar 5 11:45 Sa Apr 21 10:30 Th Mar 8 12:00

Village Square M Mar 5 11:00 Tu Mar 6 2:30 Sa Apr 28 2:00 A

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FAMILIES
Registration starts Monday, February 12 unless otherwise noted.
SESSION LENGTH DURATION AGES
1 DROP-IN FAMILY STORYTIME 2 LEARN ENGLISH STORYTIME: 3 LEARN ENGLISH STORYTIME: 4 LEARN ENGLISH STORYTIME:
Drop in for stories, songs, and KOREAN SPANISH URDU
finger plays the whole family Practise your English with Practise your English with Practise your English with
can enjoy. other parents and children other parents and children other parents and children
No registration required. who speak Korean. who speak Spanish. who speak Urdu.
30 min Registration: Feb 15 Registration: Feb 15 Registration: Feb 15
A – 1 day 30 min 30 min 30 min
B – weekly 6 weeks 6 weeks 6 weeks
ages 2 – 5 ages 0 – 5 ages 0 – 5 ages 0 – 5

6 READ WITH ENGINE 23 7 CRACK THE CODE 8 CHESS IN THE LIBRARY 9 ADVENTURES OF THE
SUPPORTED BY PEMBINA Bring the whole family for a Play chess supported by IMAGINARY BOOK CLUB!
Join a firefighter from the fun introduction to computer coaching from the Calgary Join Calgary Young People’s
Calgary Fire Department as we programming! Chess/Junior Chess Clubs. Theatre troupe of performing
share stories and learn about No registration required. Children under 12 must be kids for this brand-new
fire safety! 90 min with a parent or caregiver. adventure, featuring theatrical
No registration required. 1 day No registration required. performances of beloved
30 min all ages 180 min children’s stories.
weekly A – weekly No registration required.
all ages B – monthly 60 min
all ages 1 day
ages 5 – 11
Programs begin on the dates below. All family programs require a parent or caregiver. See page 35 for registration details.

Program # 1 2 3 4
Central Th Apr 19 2:00 A

Bowness Th Mar 1 10:30 B W Mar 7 11:30

Calhoun F Mar 2 10:05 B, Tu Mar 6 2:30 B

Country Hills Su Mar 4 1:30 B

Crowfoot Sa Mar 3 10:30 B, W Mar 7 10:30 B W Mar 14 2:00

Fish Creek Sa Mar 3 10:15 B, Th Mar 8 10:15 B

Forest Lawn Sa Mar 3 2:30 B

Judith Umbach Th Mar 1 10:30 B

Louise Riley F Mar 2 10:30 B, Sa Mar 3 10:30 B

Mem Park F Mar 2 10:30 B

Nicholls W Mar 7 11:00 B

Nose Hill F Mar 2 11:00 B

Quarry Park W Mar 7 10:15 B


Sa Mar 3 12:30 B, Sa Mar 3 2:00 B, Su Mar 4 12:30 Th Mar 15 1:00
Rocky Ridge B, Su Mar 4 1:30 B, Su Mar 4 2:30 B
Saddletowne Sa Mar 3 2:15 B Tu Mar 6 2:15

Sage Hill Sa Mar 3 11:15 B

Shawnessy Su Mar 4 2:30 B, Tu Mar 6 10:30 B


Sa Mar 3 10:30 B, Tu Apr 3 10:30 B,
Signal Hill Th Apr 5 10:30 B Th Mar 15 10:00
Southwood Sa Mar 3 10:15 B, W Mar 7 10:15 B

Village Square Th Mar 1 10:30 B, Sa Mar 3 11:30 B

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5 FIRE TRUCK STORYTIME
Join us for a special family
storytime with Engine 23, our
exciting fire truck exhibit.
No registration required.
30 min
weekly
ages 2 – 5

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5 6 7 8 9
F Mar 2 10:30, Sa Mar 3 11:00, Th Mar 1 11:00, Tu Mar 6 11:00,
Su Mar 4 1:00, M Mar 5 10:30 W Mar 7 11:00
Sa Apr 21 11:00
Th Mar 8 6:00

Su Mar 25 1:30 B, Su Apr 22 1:30 B Su Apr 29 2:30


Su Mar 25 2:30 Su Mar 4 1:00 A Th Apr 26 6:00

Su Mar 4 1:00 A Sa Apr 28 11:30


Sa Apr 21 2:00

Sa Apr 28 3:00

Sa Apr 28 2:30 F Apr 20 4:30

Sa Mar 10 11:30 Su Apr 22 3:00

F Mar 16 4:00 Su Mar 4 1:00 B, Su Apr 8 1:00 B

Sa Mar 3 1:00 A Sa Apr 21 2:00

Sa Apr 28 2:00 Su Mar 25 1:00 B, Su Apr 29 1:00 B


Su Mar 4 2:30

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KIDS
Registration starts Monday, February 12 unless otherwise noted. For more resources, visit calgarylibrary.ca/kids.
SESSION LENGTH DURATION AGES
1 SCHOOL SUPPORT: 2 SCHOOL SUPPORT: MATH 3 MATH QUEST 4 MATH QUEST MARATHON
LANGUAGE ARTS Bring your math assignments Embark on a math quest! Test your numeracy
Bring your writing assignments for help from trained Explore the library while endurance! Join the library
for help from trained volunteers. Explore digital completing fun numeracy for a marathon of Math Quest
volunteers. In partnership resources to support school challenges that support what challenges. Caregivers are
with the University of Calgary, success. you learn in school. Caregivers invited to stay and play. All
Department of English. No registration required. are invited to stay & play. All math skill levels welcome!
No registration required. 60 min math skill levels welcome! No registration required.
60 min weekly No registration required. 120 min
weekly ages 10 – 14 60 min 1 day
ages 10 – 14 weekly age 6 – 12
ages 6 – 12

9 ELL SCHOOL SUCCESS 10 LEGO CLUB 11 WETLANDS WILDLIFE 12 BRIXOLOGY: MACHINES


English Language Learners are Join us to build, create, and Learn about beaver, muskrat, Use gears, levers, and pulleys
paired with teen volunteers explore! LEGO provided. waterfowl, and other animals to create and test a motorized
to learn new words. No registration required. that depend on wetlands LEGO drawing machine. In
Presentations provided for 60 min ecosystems for survival. partnership with Mad Science.
parents on how to support weekly In partnership with the A – Registration: Feb 12
their child’s language learning. all ages Alberta Institute for Wildlife B – No registration required.
Registration: Feb 13 Conservation. 60 min
60 min 60 min 1 day
6 weeks 1 day Grades 1 – 6
ages 6 – 8 ages 7 – 12

Programs begin on the dates below. See page 35 for registration details.

Program # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Tu Mar 6 5:30 F Mar 23 1:00, Su Mar 11 2:00 Sa Mar 17 3:30 Sa Mar 17 2:00 F Mar 23 10:00,
Central F Apr 20 1:00 F Apr 20 10:00
Bowness Tu Mar 6 5:30 Su Mar 4 12:30 Sa Mar 17 2:00
W Mar 7 5:30 Th Mar 15 4:30 F Mar 23 10:00,
Calhoun W Mar 7 6:00 Sa Mar 17 12:30 F Apr 20 10:00
Country Hills M Mar 5 5:30 Th Mar 1 6:00 W Mar 14 4:30 Th Mar 15 4:30 F Apr 20 10:30
W Mar 7 6:30 M Mar 5 5:45 Th Mar 15 4:30 Th Mar 15 5:45 OR W Mar 14 5:45 F Mar 23 10:00,
Crowfoot Th Mar 15 7:00 F Apr 20 10:00
Tu Mar 13 6:30 F Mar 23 10:00, M Mar 26 to
Fish Creek M Mar 5 6:00 M Mar 5 6:00 Tu Mar 13 4:30 Mar 29 10:00, F Apr 20 10:00
Forest Lawn W Mar 7 6:00 M Mar 5 6:00 Th Mar 8 4:30 Th Mar 8 6:00 F Apr 20 10:30

Judith Umbach Th Mar 1 5:30 W Mar 7 7:00 W Mar 14 4:30 M Mar 12 4:30
F Mar 23 10:00,
Louise Riley Sa Mar 3 2:00 Th Mar 15 4:30 F Apr 20 10:00
Mem Park
Nicholls
Nose Hill Tu Mar 6 5:30 W Mar 7 5:30 Th Mar 15 5:00 Sa Mar 17 11:00 F Mar 23 11:00

Quarry Park Tu Mar 6 6:30 M Mar 12 6:30 Th Mar 15 6:30

Rocky Ridge
Saddletowne M Mar 5 6:00 W Mar 7 6:00 Tu Mar 6 6:00 Th Mar 8 6:00 Tu Mar 6 4:30
Sage Hill Sa Mar 3 1:30
W Mar 7 5:30 M Mar 12 6:15 F Mar 23 10:00, F Apr 20 10:00,
Shawnessy W Mar 7 6:30 M Mar 12 4:30 Tu Mar 13 6:00 M Apr 23 10:00
M Mar 5 6:30 Tu Mar 13 4:30 F Mar 23 10:00,
Signal Hill Th Mar 1 6:15 W Mar 14 4:30 M Mar 12 4:30 F Apr 20 10:00
M Mar 5 6:00 F Mar 23 10:00,
Southwood W Mar 14 4:30 Tu Mar 13 4:30
F Apr 20 10:00
Village Square W Mar 7 6:00 M Mar 12 5:00 Tu Mar 13 5:00 F Mar 23 10:00

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5 CONOCOPHILLIPS READING 6 CODING BUDDIES 7 CODE CLUB 8 SCHOOL’S OUT ALL DAY
BUDDIES Learn the basics of coding Learn to code by creating Drop in to the Library anytime
Teen volunteers and Library and create your own game! your own game, designing a on your PD Day for games,
staff provide one-on-one Designed for beginning website, and more. crafts, and other fun activities.
reading support and fun coders. Registration: Feb 13 No registration required.
literacy activities. Registration: Feb 13 60 min 6 hours
Registration: Feb 13 60 min 6 weeks 1 day
60 min 6 weeks ages 10 – 12 ages 6 – 12
6 weeks ages 6 – 9
ages 6 – 8

13 CRIME LAB 14 DRAWING FOR KIDS 15 MAKE IT MESSY: SCIENCE 16 ROBOTICS WITH
Learn how forensic Learn to draw realistically CAMP ROBOGALS FOR GIRLS!
scientists use techniques using a step-by-step method. Get ready for fun, hands- Calling all future engineers.
such as chromatography, In partnership with Amaze Arts on science and engineering Learn to code with LEGO
fingerprinting, and chemical Studio. activities for kids in this week- Mindstorms robots.
analysis to help solve crimes. 45 min long camp. 90 min
In partnership with Let’s Talk 1 day A – Registration: Feb 15 4 weeks
Science. ages 5 – 7 B – No registration required. ages 8 – 12
60 min 60 min
1 day 4 days
ages 9 – 12 ages 6 – 8

9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Th Mar 1 5:30
M Apr 16 6:00
Sa Apr 21 2:30

W Mar 14 6:30
Tu Mar 6 4:00 F Mar 23 12:30 Sa Mar 10 11:00 M Mar 26 10:00 B -
Th Mar 29 10:00 B
Th Mar 8 4:00 Sa Mar 10 2:15
Tu Mar 13 6:00 Su Mar 4 2:00 Sa Mar 24 1:00 B Sa Mar 10 1:00
M Mar 26 2:00 B -
Th Mar 29 2:00 B

Sa Apr 14 11:00 A

Sa Mar 3 2:00

W Mar 3 4:00
M Mar 5 6:00 OR
W Mar 7 6:00
F Mar 2 4:00 Th Apr 19 6:00
Sa Mar 17 2:00 Sa Apr 14 2:00
Sa Apr 21 3:15 M Mar 16 2:30 A -
Sa Mar 31 11:00 Th Mar 29 2:30 A

Su Mar 4 3:00 Sa Mar 3 11:00

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LIVE AT MEMORIAL PARK LIBRARY
Registration starts Monday, February 12.
Visit calgarylibrary.ca/music
SESSION LENGTH for updated
DURATION AGES information or search for our meetup.com group under
“Music Workshops at Memorial Park Library”.

JAZZ APPRECIATION 101


Bebop, cool, fusion. What makes jazz, “jazz”? Learn about jazz
genres with CKUA’s Kodi Hutchison, host of A Time for Jazz. This
series features a one-hour talk followed by an optional 30-minute
performance workshop. Musicians welcome to bring their
instruments.
Tuesday, March 27 and Monday, April 23 | 6:00 – 7:30 pm

I’M WITH THE BAND: THE ROLLING STONES


It’s only rock and roll, but we like it! Get some musical satisfaction
by joining our Rolling Stones Jam Band. Bring any instrument.
Tuesdays, March 6 to April 10 | 6:00 – 7:00 pm

A SIMPLE APPROACH TO IMPROVISATION - PART 2: FOCUS ON


HARMONY
Learn to understand harmony, chords, and chord changes in this
building block for our upcoming event — Focus on Melody. Suitable
for all ages, instruments, and skill levels.
Saturday, March 17 | 1:00 – 3:00 pm

A SIMPLE APPROACH TO IMPROVISATION - PART 3: FOCUS ON


MELODY
Often the most memorable part of a song, this workshop explores
simple, but powerful ways to view, understand, and create melodies.
Program # Discover how to put them in context of different styles of music.
Suitable for all ages, instruments, and skill levels.
Central Saturday, April 21 | 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Bowness
VOCAL BOOTCAMP
Calhoun
Learn to sing with Cowtown Opera! Topics in the series will include
Country Hills singing styles, freeing your voice, performance, and expression. In
Crowfoot partnership with Cowtown Opera.
Saturdays March 10, 24, April 7, 21 | 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Fish Creek
Forest Lawn
Judith Umbach
Louise Riley
Mem Park
Nicholls
Nose Hill
Quarry Park
Rocky Ridge
Saddletowne
Sage Hill
Shawnessy
Signal Hill
Southwood
Village Square

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MY FIRST MUSIC LESSON: GUITAR, VIOLIN, OR PIANO
Picking up an instrument for the first time? Register for an
introductory lesson with a music coach. Lessons taught on a
first-come, first-served basis. Participants must bring their own
violin, but a guitar and piano are available for participant use.
Participants may register for one session every two months.
See calgarylibrary.ca/music for more details.

EVENTS
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY
Kick off International Women’s Day with an evening of
femme celebration through art, music, film, and literature. In
partnership with Femme Wave, Calgary’s only feminist arts
festival and Wordfest, Calgary’s #1 Readers Festival.
Thursday, March 8 | DOORS OPEN AT 6:00 pm
Visit calgarylibrary.ca for more details.

THE COMIC HISTORIAN


Join local comic book creators to discuss how and why comics
are a great method to explore our own history. In partnership
with Panel One Comics Society. Visit panelone.ca for details.
Tuesday, March 20 | 6:00 – 7:30 pm

THE PROFITS AND PITFALLS OF COMIC EXPOS


Examine comic cons from the perspective of comic creators:
what works and what doesn’t. In partnership with Panel One
Comics Society. Visit panelone.ca for details.
Saturday, April 14 | 1:00 – 2:30 pm

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PARENTS
Registration starts Monday, February 12 unless otherwise noted.
SESSION LENGTH DURATION AGES
1 SUPPORT YOUR TEEN WITH 2 SIGN LANGUAGE FOR BABIES 3 HOMESCHOOLING 101
CAREER EXPLORATION Communicate and bond Learn the important points,
Help your teen with career with your child before he or beginning steps, and rights
exploration, discover planning she can speak, by learning and responsibilities of
tools and resources, and learn basic ASL signs together. For providing home education in
about available programs. In babies age 6 - 12 months Alberta.
partnership with CBE with a parent. Led by Carolina 90 min
and SAIT. Spriggs-Zastre. 1 day
120 min 45 min
1 day 1 day

4 SLEEP WELL 5 SLEEP IN 10 DAYS OR LESS!


Learn how to get your Overcome common sleep
little one into a routine and challenges with young
have your sleep questions children and get tips on using
answered. For parents of a safe and gentle approach.
babies. Led by Kathy Carter, For parents of toddlers. Led by
Sleep Specialist. Whitney Miller, Certified Infant
60 min and Toddler Sleep Specialist.
1 day 60 min
1 day

Programs begin on the dates below. See page 35 for registration details.

Program # 1 2 3 4 5
Central Sa Apr 21 10:30

Bowness
Calhoun
Country Hills Sa Mar 3 10:30 Th Mar 8 10:30

Crowfoot Sa Apr 28 10:00

Fish Creek W Mar 7 6:30 Sa Mar 10 10:15

Forest Lawn
Judith Umbach
Louise Riley Tu Mar 6 10:30

Mem Park
Nicholls
Nose Hill
Quarry Park
Rocky Ridge
Saddletowne
Sage Hill
Shawnessy Tu Apr 24 7:00

Signal Hill
Southwood
Village Square

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Idea
Igniters

Studies in Space
What does it take to travel into space? Dr. Robert Thirsk, Chancellor of
the University of Calgary and former astronaut, discusses his journey to
becoming a member of Canada’s first astronaut class.

Hear from Emma Spanswick, adjunct assistant professor of physics


and astronomy at the University of Calgary, as she examines how
phenomena like the aurora and other space weather impact our
technology, our natural systems and our climate.

Thursday, March 1, 2018


Calgary Public Library, Central Branch | 616 Macleod Trail SE
6:30 p.m. — Doors open | 7 p.m. — Talk begins
Free public event

Register here: go.ucalgary.ca/Space


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TEENS
Registration starts Monday, February 12 unless otherwise noted. For more resources, visit calgarylibrary.ca/teens.
SESSION LENGTH DURATION AGES
1 codeTEEN: INTRO TO GAME 2 codeTEEN: INTRO TO WEB 3 LEVEL UP! GAMING CLUB 4 SCHOOL’S OUT
DESIGN DESIGN If you love video games or Unwind and give your brain
Find out what makes a good Curious about web design? tabletop gaming, this club a break. Take part in fun
game and develop basic Learn HTML & CSS, which is for you. Drop in to relax, activities or just hang out
coding skills as you create the lets you create websites and snack, and play games of all and talk. In partnership with
games YOU want to play! customize sites like Tumblr, kinds. Calgary Afterschool. All teens
Registration: Feb 13 WordPress, and DeviantArt. No registration required. are welcome!
90 min Registration: Feb 13 90 min No registration required.
6 weeks 90 min weekly 90 min
ages 12 – 17 6 weeks ages 13 – 17 weekly
ages 12 – 17 ages 13 – 17

6 TEENS CREATE 7 TOASTMASTERS 8 REALITY IS OPTIONAL 9 IT’S YOUR MONEY: EARNING


Let your creative side shine! INTERNATIONAL — YOUTH WRITING CLUB INCOME
Make and trade buttons, craft LEADERSHIP PROGRAM Play with your words in this Explore how skills, abilities,
with duct tape, and more. Develop speaking and creative writing club for and passion for what we do
No registration required. presentation skills, self- teens. Led by Kim Firmston, are related to earning income.
60 min confidence, and strong Alexandra Writers’ Centre In partnership with Chartered
A – weekly leadership abilities. Society. Professional Accountants
B – monthly 90 min A – Registration: Feb 12 Canada.
ages 13 – 17 8 weeks B – No registration required. 60 min
ages 13 – 17 90 min 1 day
monthly ages 13 – 17
ages 13 – 17
Programs begin on the dates below. See page 35 for registration details.

Program # 1 2 3 4 5
Central Sa Mar 17 2:00 M Mar 5 4:00 Th Mar 1 4:00,Tu Mar 6 4:00, W Mar 7 4:00

Bowness
Calhoun Tu Mar 6 3:30

Country Hills Sa Mar 17 2:00 Tu Mar 6 4:15

Crowfoot Sa Mar 17 2:30 F Mar 2 4:00

Fish Creek Th Mar 15 6:00 M Mar 5 4:00

Forest Lawn Tu Mar 6 3:00 M Mar 5 3:00

Judith Umbach Tu Mar 13 7:00 F Mar 2 3:30

Louise Riley
Mem Park
Nicholls
Nose Hill M Mar 12 5:30 M Mar 5 3:30

Quarry Park
Rocky Ridge
Saddletowne
Sage Hill W Mar 14 6:00

Shawnessy Th Mar 15 5:00 Th Mar 1 3:30


Signal Hill
Southwood
Village Square

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5 SCHOOL’S OUT FOR TWEENS
Join us for fun activities,
crafts, and games in this
relaxing program for tweens.
No registration required.
90 min
6 weeks
ages 10 – 14

10 CALLIGRAPHY: WRITING
WITH STYLE FOR TEENS
Learn a fun, interesting hand
lettering style with a member
of the Bow Valley Calligraphy
Guild. All supplies are included
to complete a project.
120 min
1 day
ages 13 – 17

6 7 8 9 10
F Mar 2 4:00 A W Mar 7 4:00 A OR W Apr 4 4:00 A Tu Apr 3 4:00

Sa Mar 3 2:00
W Mar 21 7:00 B, W Apr 18 7:00 B Sa Mar 10 2:30
Tu Apr 17 6:00

Sa Mar 24 3:30 B, Sa Apr 21 3:30 B

Su Mar 11 1:30

Tu Mar 6 7:00 Th Mar 8 6:30

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COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER INCOME
TAX PROGRAMS AT THE LIBRARY
SESSION LENGTH DURATION AGES

Drop in for free, one-on-one help to prepare and EFILE your 2017 or prior year’s tax returns. In partnership with the Financial
Empowerment Collaborative and First Lutheran Church. There are eligibility requirements based on income and a simple-tax
situation (see below). Drop in for free, one-on-one help to prepare and EFILE your 2017.

No registration required and first-come, first-served at the following locations:

CENTRAL LIBRARY FISH CREEK LIBRARY FOREST LAWN LIBRARY


Saturday, April 7 | 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Saturday, March 10 | 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday, March 11 | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sunday, April 8 | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Saturday, March 24 | 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday, April 14 | 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Saturday, April 7 | 11:00 am – 4:00 pm LOUISE RILEY LIBRARY
Sunday, April 15 | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Saturday, April 14 | 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Wednesday, March 7 | 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Saturday, April 21 | 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Wednesday, March 21 | 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
BOWNESS LIBRARY Sunday, March 11 | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Saturday, March 3 | 11:00 am – 4:00 pm SADDLETOWNE LIBRARY
Sunday, March 25 | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Saturday, March 3 | 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday, April 28 | 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday, March 25 | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Saturday, April 21 | 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday, April 28 | 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

BY APPOINTMENT AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATION:



Receive free help with your tax return. In partnership with the Financial Empowerment Collaborative and First Lutheran Church.
Program #
For eligibility requirements and to register, please email taxes@makingfaithmatter.ca or call 403.242.4544 ex. 203.
Central
NICHOLLS LIBRARY
Bowness
Monday, March 5 | 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Calhoun
Monday, March 19 | 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Country
Monday, HillsApril 16 | 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Crowfoot April 23 | 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Monday,
Fish Creek
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS INCOME LEVEL
Forest LawnSize
Family Total Family Income
Judith Umbach
1 Person $30,000
Louise Riley
2 People $40,000
Mem Park
3 People $42,000
Nicholls
4 People $45,000
Nose Hill
5 People $47,000
Quarry
MorePark than 5 People $47,000 plus $2,500 for each additional person
Rocky Ridge
Saddletowne
Sage Hill
Shawnessy
Signal Hill
Southwood
SIMPLE
Village TAX SITUATION
Square
In general, your tax situation is simple if you have no income or if your income comes from employment; pension; benefits
such as Canada Pension Plan, disability, employment insurance or social assistance; registered retirement savings plans
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(RRSPs); support payments; scholarships, fellowships, bursaries or grants; interest (under $1,000).
Registration starts Monday, February 12 unless otherwise noted.

with Michael Allemeier


Michael Allemeier, Master chef, Food Network Canada star,
and instructor with SAIT’s culinary program, explores the
heart of the profession with The Soul of a Chef by Michael
Ruhlman, in a savoury book chat with Bill.

Crowfoot Library | Wednesday, March 21 | 7:00 - 8:30 pm

with Lisa Murphy-Lamb


Lisa Murphy-Lamb, author and director of Loft 112 — East
Village’s most dynamic and creative arts space — sits down
with Library CEO Bill Ptacek to discuss Heather O’Neill’s
The Girl Who Was Saturday Night.

Memorial Park Library | Wednesday, April 18 | 6:30 - 8:00 pm

RECOMMENDED READS FOR BABIES | TODDLERS | PRESCHOOLERS

Mama Loves You So Mr. Postmouse Takes a Trip


by Terry Pierce by Marianne Dubuc
Board Book. 2017. Picture Book. 2017.
Eagles on mountain tops, deer in Cheerful Mr. Postmouse travels
the forest, and rabbits in the field the globe and uses all manner
are illustrated lovingly tending of transport to deliver parcels.
to their young just as a human Children will spend time
mother tends to her baby. The poring over the highly detailed
soothing, rhythmic text is perfect illustrations that will spark the
for setting the mood for sleepy imagination.
time.
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st-selling author and memoirist, Denise Chong, tackles the complex nature of recollection. Chong discusses the slippery charms of memory — a powerful yet flawed writer’s tool — and how to best use it when workin
esday, April 10 | 7:00 pm | Memorial Park Library

CHECK OUT THESE


Registration starts Monday, Feb

SESSION LENGTH DURATION AGES

Books Centre Stage: The Secret Garden

One of the most beloved, classic childhood stories is


brought to life with a dramatic reading and musical
performance by local actor, Eric Wigston. To be followed by
a discussion of how Theatre Calgary’s musical production
truly celebrates the power of imagination.

Fish Creek Library | Saturday, March 10 | 1:00 - 1:45 pm


Shawnessy Library | Saturday, March 10 | 3:00 - 2:45 pm
Crowfoot Library | Saturday, March 17 | 3:00 - 3:45 pm

The Art of Memory with Denise Chong

Best-selling author and memoirist, Denise Chong, tackles the


complex nature of recollection. Chong discusses the slippery charms
Program #of memory — a powerful yet flawed writer’s tool — and how to best
use it when working on personal and intimate life stories, whether
Central one’s own or that of others. Co-presented by the Calgary Public
Bowness Library and the University of Calgary’s Office of Diversity, Equity &
Calhoun Protected Disclosure.
Country Hills
Memorial Park Library | Tuesday, April 10 | 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Crowfoot
Fish Creek
Forest Lawn
Judith Umbach
Louise Riley
RECOMMENDED
Mem Park READS FOR KIDS
Nicholls
Nose Hill A True Home Real Friends
by K. George by Reshma Saujani
Quarry Park
Fiction. 2017. by Shannon Hale
Rocky Ridge
With winter on its way and Graphic Novel. 2017.
Saddletowne wolves prowling nearby, or- Hale’s memoir of the trials and
Sage Hill phaned Mona is desperate to tribulations of her years from
Shawnessy find shelter. When she stumbles kindergarten to fifth grade in
Signal Hill upon The Heartwood Hotel and graphic novel format. Readers
Southwood its eccentric inhabitants she finds will be presented with a shy and
more than she ever hoped for, insecure girl who meets up with
Village Square
but can this mouse prove she bullies who are shown to have
deserves to stay? insecurities of their own.
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ing on personal and intimate life stories, whether one’s own or that of others. Co-presented by the Calgary Public Library and the University of Calgary’s Office of Diversity, Equity & Protected Disclosure.

UPCOMING EVENTS
bruary 12 unless otherwise noted.

At This Juncture: A book of Letters with Rona Altrows

Meet Ariadne Jensen — passionate communicator and


concerned citizen. In this new novel from acclaimed local
author, Rona Altrows, a series of letters tells a bigger story
about fierce friendship and setting wrongs right.

Memorial Park Library | Saturday, April 21 | 2:00 - 3:30 pm

Nancy Pearl with George & Lizzie

Nancy Pearl has inspired and shaped reading tastes


for decades through her Book Lust series and NPR
commentary. In this Canadian launch of her charming first
novel, George & Lizzie, Nancy introduces readers to an
unforgettable cast of characters. Nancy will also discuss
her work and why books and libraries matter more than
ever in a post-truth society.

Central Library | Wednesday, April 25 | 7:00 - 8:30 pm

RECOMMENDED READS FOR TEENS

Everything Beautiful Is Not Turtles All the Way Down


Ruined by John Green
by Danielle Younge-Ullman Fiction. 2017.
Fiction. 2017. In John Green’s long-awaited
Ingrid agreed to go to camp in new novel, Aza’s best friend Daisy
exchange for music school in convinces her to investigate the
London, but Peak Wilderness is mystery of missing billionaire
not what she expected; in fact, Russell Pickett. Aza wants to be a
it’s a rehabilitation camp for at- good detective, a good daughter
risk teens. Now Ingrid’s survival, and a good friend, but living with
future, and relationship with her a mental illness makes everything
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troubled mother are all at stake.
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more complicated.
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BOOK DISCUSSION GROUPS
Join other book lovers and discover new or classic titles in facilitated discussions.
SESSION LENGTH DURATION AGES
Registration starts on: Monday, February 12 | 90 Min

MARCH BOOKS APRIL BOOKS

Fish Creek Library Fish Creek Library


Friday, March 16 | 2:30 pm Friday, April 27 | 2:30 pm
The Woman in Cabin 10 All the Light We Cannot See
by Ruth Ware by Anthony Doerr

Memorial Park Library Memorial Park Library


Monday, March 26 | 6:00 pm Monday, April 30 | 6:00 pm
The Girls The Martian
by Emma Cline by Andy Weir

Program # Nose Hill Library Nose Hill Library


Thursday, March 8 | 1:30 pm Thursday, April 26 | 1:30 pm
Central The Break Lily and the Octopus
Bowness by Katherena Vermette by Steven Rowley
Calhoun
Country Hills
Crowfoot
Fish Creek
Forest Lawn
Judith Umbach
Louise Riley
RECOMMENDED
Mem Park READS FOR ADULTS
Nicholls
Nose Hill This Is Just My Face Fever
(Try Not to Stare) by Deon Meyer
Quarry Park
by Gabourey Sidibe Fiction. 2017.
Rocky Ridge
Nonfiction. 2017. A new virus strain has wiped out
Saddletowne This raucous memoir from most of the Earth’s population.
Sage Hill actress Sidibe, best known for Nico Storm and his father, Willem,
Shawnessy her starring role as Precious, form a community from a group
Signal Hill makes you want to be her friend. of survivors. Tense, intriguing, and
Southwood Hilarious, personal, and at times surprising, this thriller is a solid
educational, Gabourey (rhymes choice for readers who enjoy well-
Village Square
with cabaret) tells it like it is. researched and detailed survival
stories.
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SMALL BUSINESS
TUESDAYS
Free advice and support for your small business.

All programs are 75 minutes, start at 6:30 pm, and take place at
Central Library. See Careers and Small Business (p.22) for more
entrepreneur-focused Library programs.

Registration starts Monday, February 12.

WHY FINANCIAL RATIOS MATTER


Learn the basics of calculating and interpreting financial
ratios. In partnership with Chartered Professional
Accountants.
Tuesday, March 13

WHAT BANKS AND LENDERS LOOK FOR


Hear what financial institutions look for when it comes to
funding business proposals. Led by Catherine Glambeck,
Entrepreneur Strategist, ATB Financial, Entrepreneur
Centre.
Tuesday, March 27

THE MONEY SIDE OF BUSINESS


Discover the basic tools and techniques of financial
management needed for a business owner to make
informed decisions. In partnership with Chartered
Professional Accountants of Canada.
Tuesday, April 10

BUILDING YOUR BUSINESS PLAN


Discover the essentials of creating a solid business plan.
Led by Catherine Glambeck, Entrepreneur Strategist,
ATB Financial, Entrepreneur Centre.
Tuesday, April 24

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CAREERS & SMALL BUSINESS
Registration starts Monday, February 12 unless otherwise noted. For more resources, visit calgarylibrary.ca/business.
SESSION LENGTH DURATION AGES
1 CAREER COACHING 2 CAREER CAFÉ: 3 CAREER CAFÉ: HEALTH 4 CAREER BASICS: INTERVIEW
Drop in for one-on-one help ENTREPRENEURSHIP SERVICES SKILLS
with job searching skills, take Learn about resources for Explore information about Improve your skills by learning
part in practice interviews, entrepreneurs and hear what the many careers in health about different types of
revamp your resumé or craft it takes to start your own services. In partnership with questions and how to answer
that all-important cover letter. business. In partnership with the Career Development them. In partnership with Bow
Sign up on the day on a first- the Career Development Association of Alberta and Valley College.
come, first-served basis. Association of Alberta and the City of Calgary Youth 120 min
No registration required. the City of Calgary Youth Employment Centre. 1 day
A – 90 min Employment Centre. 60 min
B – 105 min 60 min 1 day
C – 120 min 1 day
weekly
7 GET YOUR RESUMÉ PAST 8 USING THE INTERNET FOR 9 ADVANCED RESUMÉ 10 WORK SEARCH 2.0
THE GATEKEEPERS CAREER PLANNING: BRING WRITING Learn how to get application
Boost your chances of getting YOUR OWN DEVICE Update your existing digital results, access the hidden
your resumé noticed with tips Bring your own tablet or resumé, cover letter, and job market, and improve
from Joy Cohen, author and laptop, and research, and references to target specific networking skills. Personal
career counsellor. develop your career. Personal employers. Personal information including SIN is
120 min information including social information including SIN is required & protected under
1 day insurance number is required required & protected under FOIP. In partnership with
& protected under FOIP. In FOIP. In partnership with Alberta Works.
partnership with Alberta Works. Alberta Works. 6.5 hours
180 min 180 min 2 days
1 day 1 day
Programs begin on the dates below. See page 35 for registration details.

Program # 1 2 3 4 5 6
Central Th Mar 1 6:00 B F Mar 16 12:00 F Apr 20 12:00 W Apr 18 5:30 W Mar 14 5:30 F Apr 6 10:00

Bowness
Calhoun
Country Hills Sa Mar 3 1:30 C Th Mar 1 6:30

Crowfoot Sa Mar 3 10:15 C

Fish Creek M Mar 5 6:30 C Tu Mar 20 6:00

Forest Lawn Tu Mar 6 6:00 C

Judith Umbach Sa Mar 3 11:00 C Sa Apr 28 2:00

Louise Riley F Mar 2 2:30 A

Mem Park
Nicholls M Mar 5 6:00 C W Mar 7 6:30 Tu Apr 10 6:30

Nose Hill Th Mar 8 6:00

Quarry Park W Apr 25 6:30

Rocky Ridge Tu Mar 6 6:30 B

Saddletowne Th Mar 1 6:30 C


Sage Hill
Shawnessy Sa Mar 3 11:00 C Tu Mar 6 6:30

Signal Hill Tu Mar 6 6:30 B

Southwood Th Apr 19 6:30 Th Apr 5 6:30

Village Square Th Mar 1 6:00 C

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5 CAREER BASICS: RESUMÉ 6 TRANSFER YOUR SKILLS TO A
DEVELOPMENT DIFFERENT INDUSTRY
Learn how to create a Explore new job markets
professional resumé to put and learn how to persuade
your best foot forward. In potential employers to give
partnership with Bow Valley you a chance. Led by Joy
College. Cohen, author and career
120 min counsellor.
1 day 120 min
1 day

11 MASTERING WORKPLACE 12 EFFECTIVE BUSINESS


CULTURE COMMUNICATION  
Discover strategies and Develop your workplace
unspoken rules of the communication skills,
workplace that will help you including email, working
get a job and keep it for the across generations, and
long run. Led by Matt Adolphe. conflict management. Led by
60 min Matt Adolphe.
1 day 90 min
weekly

7 8 9 10 11 12
Sa Apr 14 10:00 AND W Apr 18 6:30 Th Mar 29 6:30 AND Th Apr 5 6:30 AND
Sa Apr 21 10:00 Th Apr 12 6:30 AND Th Apr 19 6:30

Th Apr 19 6:30

Sa Apr 14 9:30

Sa Mar 24 1:00
Tu Apr 24 6:30

Th Apr 26 6:00

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LEARNING & ENRICHMENT
Registration starts Monday, February 12 unless otherwise noted.
SESSION LENGTH DURATION AGES
1 50+ LECTURE SERIES 2 NATURE LABS: FOSTERING 3 THINK BIG: CONCUSSION 4 LIBIN 101: ENGAGING
Join us for presentations on ENVIRONMENTAL LITERACY Join Jay Ingram and experts COMMUNITY ON HEART
a variety of topics along with Join Simon Jackson (Spirit from the University of HEALTH, RESEARCH &
discussion and time to visit. Bear Youth Coalition founder) Calgary’s Hotchkiss Brain INNOVATION
No registration required. for an insightful conversation Institute, as they look at Join a researcher from the
90 min with diverse leaders on how inspiring and innovative Libin Cardiovascular Institute
A – bi–weekly we can create balance for solutions for neurological and of Alberta (U of C, AHS) for
B – monthly people and nature. mental health disorders. a discussion on the human
90 min 90 min heart and current research.
1 day 1 day 90 min
1 day

9 GAME-CHANGING BOOKS: 10 A WHALE OF A TALE 11 HISTORY MATTERS: WHAT’S 12 THE CANADIAN CORPS,
THE REPUBLIC Join Jennifer Martin, CEO of IN A MONUMENT? PART I (1914 - 1916)
Enjoy a look at this fascinating TELUS Spark, as she discusses Whose histories are asserted Discover the origins, history,
Socratic dialogue by Plato, her challenges as a young and erased in historical and forgotten achievements
one of the most influential biologist in relocating a huge monuments? Explore the of Canadian soldiers who
books in Western history. whale skeletal system. debates over commemorative fought in Europe during the
Led by Dr. Duncan Maclean, 90 min spaces in Canada and the U.S. Great War. Led by military
Mount Royal University. 1 day Led by Dr. Nancy Janovicek historian Dr. Stéphane
90 min and Dr. Jewel Spangler, Guevremont.
1 day UCalgary. 120 min
90 min 1 day
1 day
Programs begin on the dates below. See page 35 for registration details.

Program # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Central F Mar 16 6:30 Tu Mar 6 5:30 Th Mar 8 7:00

Bowness
Calhoun
Country Hills
Crowfoot F Mar 9 2:00 A

Fish Creek Th Mar 22 6:30 M Apr 9 6:30

Forest Lawn
Judith Umbach
W Mar 21 2:00 B,
Louise Riley W Apr 18 2:00 B
Mem Park W Mar 14 7:00
F Mar 2 1:30 B,
Nicholls F Apr 6 1:30 B
Nose Hill
Quarry Park
Rocky Ridge
Saddletowne
Sage Hill
F Mar 9 2:00 B,
Shawnessy F Apr 13 2:00 B
F Mar 16 2:00 B,
Signal Hill F Apr 13 2:00 B
Southwood
Village Square F Mar 2 1:00 A

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5 IDEA COACHING - UNLEASH 6 LARC FILM SERIES: IXCANUL 7 LARC DIALOGUES: 8 GAME-CHANGING BOOKS:
YOUR CREATIVITY (VOLCANO) DECOLONIZATION & WAYS OF READY PLAYER ONE
Need some help coming Join the Latin American KNOWING Explore virtual reality stations
up with great ideas? Our Research Centre (UCalgary) Walter Mignolo explores how and hear why this book is
talented community experts for the award-winning film decolonization and the power required reading for Oculus
will guide you or your small Ixcanul (in Kaqchikel and of indigenous knowledge/ Rift Virtual Reality Facebook
team through some great Spanish with English subtitles) art can counteract the violent employees and an upcoming
brainstorming activities and by Director Jayro Bustamante. effects of modernity. In movie by Steven Spielberg.
provide an introduction to Discussion to follow. partnership with the Latin Led by Dr. Evelyn Field and Dr.
design thinking. 120 min American Research Centre. Tony Chaston, Mount Royal
No registration required. 1 day 90 min University.
60 min 1 day 90 min
weekly 1 day
13 THE CANADIAN CORPS, 14 HALIFAX TO BERLIN: RAF 15 THE HISTORICAL SITES OF 16 WARTIME COMIC BOOKS IN
PART II (1917 - 1919) BOMBER COMMAND CALGARY’S SEX INDUSTRY CANADA
Discover the origins, history Enjoy a multimedia Enjoy a walking tour of the Explore wartime comic book
and forgotten achievements presentation on Bomber historical places and spaces of heroes from WWI’s Young
of Canadian soldiers who Command’s Canadian Calgary’s sex industry. Led by Canada Boys to WWII’s
fought in Europe during the squadrons, and the strategic Dr. Kimberly Williams, Mount Captain Daring. Led by Dennis
Great War. Led by military bombing campaign against Royal University. Slater. In partnership with the
historian Dr. Stéphane Nazi Germany in 1943. Led by 150 min Chinook Country Historical
Guevremont. military historian Dr. Stéphane 1 day Society.
120 min Guevremont. 90 min
1 day 120 min 1 day
1 day

8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Su Mar 11 2:00 Sa Mar 24 7:00 Th Apr 26 7:00 Sa Mar 10 7:00 Sa Apr 28 1:00 Tu Apr 24 7:00

Su Mar 18 2:00 Sa Mar 17 2:00

Su Apr 22 2:00

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LEARNING & ENRICHMENT CONT’D
Registration starts Monday, February 12 unless otherwise noted.
SESSION LENGTH DURATION AGES
17 TEDXCALGARY MEETUP 18 TALKING BOOKS GROUP 19 CREDIT RATING IQ: 20 PLANNING FOR
Watch a TED Talk video, A monthly review of new UNDERSTANDING YOUR RETIREMENT
share your thoughts with titles from the Library’s special CREDIT REPORT Plan for the retirement you
other curious explorers, and collections for blind or visually Learn how the credit reporting desire using a comprehensive
hear ideas on related topics. impaired members. system works, how it impacts checklist, guides, and online
Visit www.MeetUp.com/ No registration required. you, and learn how to calculators. In partnership
TEDxCalgary-Community/ for 90 min maintain or improve your with Chartered Professional
topics. monthly rating. In partnership with Accountants Canada.
A – 105 min Money Mentors. 60 min
B – 120 min 60 min 1 day
monthly 1 day

21 FRAUD DETECTION AND 22 FAMILY HISTORY  


PREVENTION COACHING
Explore some common types Drop in for help with
of fraud affecting Canadians, genealogy research. In
how to spot these frauds, and partnership with the Alberta
what you can do to protect Family Histories Society.
yourself. In partnership with No registration required.
Money Mentors. 120 min
60 min monthly
1 day

Programs begin on the dates below. See page 35 for registration details.

Program # 17 18 19 20 21 22
M Mar 5 6:00 A, Th Mar 15 1:30, W Apr 11 6:30 W Mar 7 6:00 W Mar 14 6:30 Sa Mar 31 10:00,
Central M Apr 9 6:00 A Th Apr 19 1:30 Sa Apr 28 10:00
Bowness W Apr 25 6:30

Calhoun
Country Hills
W Mar 14 6:30 B,
Crowfoot W Apr 11 6:30 B M Apr 23 7:00
M Mar 19 6:30 B,
Fish Creek M Apr 16 6:30 B
Forest Lawn
Judith Umbach
Louise Riley
Mem Park
Nicholls
Nose Hill
Quarry Park
Rocky Ridge
Saddletowne
Sage Hill
Shawnessy
Signal Hill
Southwood
Village Square

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LAW AT YOUR LIBRARY
Registration starts Monday, February 12. See page 35 for registration details.

FAMILY LAW WORKSHOPS CHILD CUSTODY AND PARENTING


Join us for these free public Learn about the legal arrangements for children when their parents separate
legal education workshops in Alberta. Topics include custody, guardianship and parenting agreements,
courts, and travelling or moving with children.
focusing on families and the
Wednesday, March 21 | 6:00 pm
law. All programs are 120
minutes in length, start at 6:00
CHILD, PARTNER, AND SPOUSAL SUPPORT
pm, and take place at Central Learn about the law and terms of financial support when a marriage or
Library. In partnership with common-law relationship ends.
Calgary Legal Guidance. Wednesday, April 4 | 6:00 pm

PROPERTY DIVISION
Discover how the law addresses property division when a marriage or
common-law relationship ends.
Wednesday, March 7 | 6:00 pm
Wednesday, April 18 | 6:00 pm

LAW AT YOUR LIBRARY COPYRIGHT


Learn about your rights and Learn about Canadian Copyright law and find out how you can adhere to
9 10 11 12
federal guidelines and protect your intellectual property.
responsibilities on a variety
Sa Jan 27 10:00, M Jan 8 6:00 A, Th Jan 18 1:30,
Central Tu Jan 16 5:30
of legalSa topics.
Feb 24 10:00All programs
M Feb 5 6:00 A Th FebLibrary
15 1:30 | Monday, March 5 | 6:00 pm
are 90 minutes in length. In Sa Jan 20 1:00
8 IMMIGRATION LAW - APPLYING FOR A TEMPORARY RESIDENT VISA
partnership with Calgary Legal Sa Feb 13
24 1:00 14 15
Learn about Temporary Resident Visa applications, including letters of invitation
W Jan 17 6:00 Tu Jan 23 7:00 Tu Feb 27 7:00
Guidance. and in-Canada requests for extensions.
W Jan 24 6:00 W Jan 10 6:30 B, Saddletowne Library | Thursday, April 26 | 7:00 pm
W Feb 14 6:30 B
M Jan 15 6:30 B,
M Feb 12 6:30 B
LIVING COMMON-LAW OR IN AN ADULT INTERDEPENDENT PARTNERSHIP
Get information on your rights and obligations, and how to protect your
interests.
Tu Feb 27 6:30 Bowness Library | Wednesday, March 28 | 6:00 pm

Th Feb 15 7:30 OWNING A CONDOMINIUM


Learn about condominium boards, bylaws, common property, and your
responsibilities as a condominium owner.
Sa Jan 20 2:00
Central Library | Monday, March 19 | 6:00 pm
Tu Jan 9 7:00
SELF-REPRESENTATION AND NAVIGATING THE COURT SYSTEM
Are you going to court without a lawyer? Learn about the rights,
responsibilities, and procedures of self-representation in navigating the court
system.
Central Library | Monday, April 16 | 6:00 pm
Fish Creek Library | Thursday, April 26 | 6:30 pm
Louise Riley Library | Wednesday, March 7 | 6:30 pm

SEPARATION AND DIVORCE


Learn about the legal issues and processes of separation and divorce in Alberta.
Calhoun Library | Thursday, March 1 | 7:00 pm

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NEWCOMERS & ESL
Registration starts Monday, February 12 unless otherwise noted. For more resources, visit calgarylibrary.ca/newcomers.
SESSION LENGTH DURATION AGES
1 ESL CONVERSATION CLUB 2 ESL COFFEE AND 3 ESL WRITING CLUB 4 CITIZENSHIP AND CIVIC
(INTERMEDIATE) CONVERSATION Practise your English writing PARTICIPATION CLASS
Practise your English listening Practise your English speaking skills in this six-week program. Learn about Canada with the
and speaking skills in this six- and listening skills in an Intermediate English language purpose of preparing yourself
week program. informal drop-in setting. skills are required. Register at for the Citizenship Exam. In
120 min Coffee is provided. 403.774.2544. partnership with Immigrant
6 weeks No registration required: 120 min Services Calgary.
90 min 6 weeks 180 min
6 weeks 1 day

7 NEW FRIENDS & 8 SETTLEMENT SERVICES 9 UPGRADING AND 10 WELCOME TO CANADA:


NEIGHBOURHOOD GROUPS Meet one-on-one with FINANCING YOUR EDUCATION YOU AND THE LAW
FOR WOMEN a settlement worker. Ask Learn about financial Explore topics such as
Join other immigrant women questions about language resources to help newcomers impaired driving, municipal
to practise English, make learning, immigration, reach educational goals; bylaws, role of police,
friends, and learn about employment &, housing. including student loans, and crime prevention. In
resources. Free childcare No registration required. scholarships & grants. In partnership with Calgary
provided. In partnership with A – 3 hours partnership with the Calgary Bridge Foundation for
CIWA. B – 4 hours Catholic Immigration Society. Youth, and Calgary Police
No registration required. weekly (2nd & 4th 120 min Services. Register by calling
120 min Saturdays only at Shawnessy) 1 day 403.777.6074.
weekly 120 min 1 day
Programs begin on the dates below. See page 35 for registration details.

Program # 1 2 3 4 5
Central Tu Mar 13 2:00 Tu Mar 13 6:00, F Mar 16 10:00 Sa Mar 10 10:30 OR M Mar 12 5:30 Sa Mar 24 1:00 Sa Apr 21 1:00 AND Sa Apr 28 1:00

Bowness
Calhoun Tu Mar 13 6:30

Country Hills Tu Mar 13 6:30 M Mar 12 7:00

Crowfoot Th Mar 8 6:30

Fish Creek W Mar 14 6:30 Th Mar 15 6:30

Forest Lawn Th Mar 15 6:30 M Mar 5 7:00 Sa Mar 3 1:00

Judith Umbach M Mar 12 6:30 W Mar 14 6:30

Louise Riley W Mar 14 6:30

Mem Park M Mar 5 6:00

Nicholls Su Mar 18 1:00

Nose Hill Su Mar 11 1:30

Quarry Park W Mar 14 6:30

Rocky Ridge
Saddletowne Tu Mar 13 6:30 Sa Mar 10 1:00
Sage Hill Tu Mar 13 5:30

Shawnessy Th Mar 15 6:45 W Mar 14 6:30 Sa Apr 7 1:30

Signal Hill Th Mar 15 6:30

Southwood M Mar 12 6:30


Village Square Th Mar 15 6:30 M Mar 12 6:30

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5 CITIZENSHIP AND CIVIC 6 SMART TIPS FOR
PARTICIPATION WORKSHOP NEWCOMERS
Learn about Canada to Visit with a knowledgeable
prepare yourself for the immigration worker to get
Citizenship Exam in this in- advice about life in Calgary,
depth workshop. Attendance using public transportation,
is required for both sessions. where to shop, and more! In
In partnership with Immigrant partnership with Immigrant
Services Calgary. Services Calgary.
180 min 180 min
2 days 1 day

WELCOME TO THE LIBRARY


The Welcome to the Library
program, supported by the
RBC Foundation, welcomes
and supports newcomers to
Canada through Welcome Tours,
Welcome Library Cards, and
Welcome Videos in 18 languages.
Visit librarywelcome.ca or ask at
your community library.

6 7 8 9 10
Sa Mar 3 1:00 F Mar 2 9:00 B, Tu Mar 6 1:00 B Th Apr 26 5:30

Tu Mar 6 4:30 B

Tu Mar 6 2:00 B
Tu Mar 6 1:00

Th Mar 1 1:00 Th Mar 1 4:00 B, Sa Mar 3 12:00 B

M Mar 5 10:00 M Mar 5 12:30 B

Tu Mar 6 1:00

W Mar 7 1:00 F Mar 2 12:30 B, Sa Mar 3 12:30 B

M Mar 5 1:00 W Mar 7 3:30 A, Sa Mar 10 11:00 A Th Mar 1 6:00


Sa Apr 28 10:00

Th Mar 1 10:00 Sa Mar 3 12:30 B, W Mar 7 4:30 B

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UNDERSTANDING TEENS
SESSION LENGTH DURATION AGES
Dates, times, and locations for all programs are listed below and all programs are on 1 day.
Registration starts Monday, February 12.

In partnership with Alberta Health Services CURIOUS ABOUT CANNABIS?


Learn about cannabis, youth, and the pending legalization of this drug. Tools and
resources will be shared to support you and your family. Led by Youth Addiction Services,
AHS Addiction and Mental Health.
South Calgary Health Centre ** | Thursday, March 1 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm
East Calgary Health Centre * | Tuesday, March 27 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm

ARE YOU A GOOD FINANCIAL ROLE MODEL FOR YOUR CHILDREN?


Self-assess your skills to determine what kind of financial role model you are and how
to align your values with your family’s goals. In partnership with Chartered Professional
Accountants Canada.
Forest Lawn Library | Tuesday, March 6 | 6:30– 8:30 pm

GANGS & TEENS


Join us for an information session about teens and gang prevention. Detective Da Silva-
Spence with the Guns and Gangs Unit, Calgary Police Service will lead a discussion on
gang prevention, organized crime, current settings and trends in Calgary.
Shawnessy Library | Thursday, March 8 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm

INTRODUCTION TO SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY


Learn to understand sexual orientation, gender identity, related terms, values, and youth
issues. Practical information about supporting youth, using inclusive language, and
accessing local resources will be discussed. Led by Christine Sturgeon, Educational
Coordinator, Alberta Sexual Health Services, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Calgary
Program # Zone.
East Calgary Health Centre * | Tuesday, March 13 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Central
Bowness HELPING TEENS DIAGNOSED WITH ADD/ADHD PART 2
Calhoun Learn additional intervention strategies and skills for parents and teens with ADD/ADHD.
Led by John Laing, R.Psych. (Prov.), Rockyview School Division.
Country Hills South Calgary Health Centre ** | Thursday, March 15 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Crowfoot
BULLYING AND PEER HARASSMENT
Fish Creek
Discover the context in which bullying takes place, the effect it has on those being
Forest Lawn bullied (and the bully), what can be done from a social perspective, and tips for parents to
Judith Umbach support children and youth. Led by Jonathan Hutton, MA, Dip., Positive Psychology, CCC,
Community Resource Team and Denise Champion, M.Sc., Wood’s Homes
Louise Riley East Calgary Health Centre * | Tuesday, March 20 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Mem Park
Nicholls NAVIGATING MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ─ WHO TO CALL
Finding out about the appropriate services for mental health can be very challenging.
Nose Hill Explore the services that are offered in the Calgary area for teens. Led by Wood’s Homes.
Quarry Park South Calgary Health Centre ** | Thursday, March 22 | 6:30 -7:30 pm
Rocky Ridge * East Calgary Health Centre, Room 2285, 4715 8 Ave SE
Saddletowne ** South Calgary Health Centre: Room 1001, 31 Sunpark Plaza SE (Please enter by the North entrance)

Sage Hill
Shawnessy
Signal Hill
Southwood
Village Square

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UNDERSTANDING AGING
Dates, times, and locations for all programs are listed below and all programs are on 1 day for 90 minutes in length.
Registration starts Monday, February 12.

In partnership with Alberta Health Services TRAVEL CLINIC FOR SENIORS


Learn why it is important to visit a travel clinic before travelling abroad, plus medications,
health tips, and resources for older adult travellers. Led by Calgary Traveller’s Health
Services, Alberta Health Services
East Calgary Health Centre * | Thursday, March 29 | 10:30 am

YEAR-ROUND EDIBLE INDOOR GARDENING


Learn ways to get your hands in the soil and grow edibles year-round even while the
snow is on the ground. Led by Calgary’s Cottage Gardener.
Forest Lawn Library | Thursday, April 5 | 10:30 am

HOUSING OPTIONS FOR SENIORS


Explore housing options, including staying at home or moving in with family. Learn how
to declutter, and discover resources for single seniors. Led by Marilyn Moldowan.
Shawnessy Library | Friday, April 6 | 10:30 am

PLANNING FOR RETIREMENT


Plan for the retirement you desire using a comprehensive checklist, guides, and online
calculators. In partnership with Chartered Professional Accountants Canada.
East Calgary Health Centre * | Thursday, April 12 | 10:30 am

ESTATE PLANNING
Create a plan to distribute your assets during life or at death, using wills, joint accounts,
gifting, life insurance, and trusts. In partnership with Chartered Professional Accountants
Canada.
South Calgary Health Centre ** | Friday, April 13 | 10:30 am

CREATE YOUR AGING PLAN


Growing older forces change. Making decisions, identifying choices, and conveying
wishes doesn’t have to be difficult. Learn how to have these vital conversations. Led by
Chelsea Jani, RN, BN, Director of Care, Home Instead Senior Care®.
East Calgary Health Centre * | Thursday, April 19 | 10:30 am

WINE COUNTRY OF ARGENTINA AND CHILE


Join Judith Umbach as she shares stories and photos of the wine country of Argentina
and Chile.
Shawnessy Library | Friday, April 20 | 10:30 am

ACHIEVE THE DREAM


Be amazed and inspired as 60-year-old Martin Parnell shares his story of determination
and persistence through his desire to achieve a remarkable goal of running 250
marathons in one year and achieving five Guinness World Records.
South Calgary Health Centre ** | Friday, April 27 | 10:30 am

* East Calgary Health Centre: Room 2285, 4715 8 Ave SE


** South Calgary Health Centre: Room 2012, 31 Sunpark Plaza SE (Please enter by the North entrance)

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TECHNOLOGY
Registration starts Monday, February 12 unless otherwise noted.
SESSION LENGTH DURATION AGES
1 COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY 2 CREATE, SHARE, STORE: 3 DOWNLOAD AND ENJOY: 4 EBOOKS AND LIBRARY APPS
COACHING USING CLOUD TECHNOLOGY MUSIC, MAGAZINES, AND FILM COACHING
Drop in for one-on-one Join us for an overview Learn how to download or Drop in for help with eBooks
volunteer help for all your of popular, free online stream free music, magazines, and Library apps. Devices
basic computer questions. cloud-based storage and and films from the eLibrary to must be set up and ready
No registration required. applications. your device using RBdigital to use before the program.
90 min 90 min Magazines, Hoopla, Flipster, Please be familiar with your
weekly 1 day and Freegal. device and passwords.
90 min No registration required.
1 day 90 min
1 day

9 INTRODUCTION TO 10 INTRODUCTION TO 11 INTERMEDIATE MICROSOFT 12 INTERMEDIATE MICROSOFT


MICROSOFT POWERPOINT GOOGLE DRIVE WORD ONLINE EXCEL ONLINE
ONLINE Learn how to use Google Create online professional Learn to sort and filter data,
Learn the basics of Microsoft Drive to share, save, and looking documents including apply formulas, and create
PowerPoint Online including manage documents and tables, bullets, and pictures. charts and graphs in your
design templates, transitions, information. 90 min online spreadsheets.
and animations. 90 min 1 day 90 min
90 min 1 day 1 day
1 day

Programs begin on the dates below. See page 35 for registration details.

Program # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Th Mar 8 1:30 OR
Central Th Mar 1 6:00 Sa Apr 14 2:30 Tu Apr 17 1:30 Tu Mar 27 1:30 A
Th Mar 22 1:30 OR
Th Apr 5 1:30 OR
Th Apr 19 1:30

Bowness Tu Apr 17 2:00

Tu Mar 6 6:30 W Mar 21 1:30 B, W Mar 28 1:30


Calhoun W Apr 18 1:30 B
Country Hills W Mar 7 2:00
Th Mar 1 6:30 Tu Mar 13 7:00 W Mar 7 2:30 B,
Crowfoot W Apr 4 2:30 B
Fish Creek Tu Mar 6 6:30 Th Apr 5 1:30

Forest Lawn Tu Mar 6 6:00


Th Mar 1 10:30, Th Apr 26 2:30 A
Judith Umbach Tu Mar 6 6:30
Louise Riley Tu Mar 13 2:30 Tu Mar 27 2:30

Mem Park
Nicholls W Apr 11 7:00

Nose Hill Tu Mar 6 2:30 Su Mar 4 1:00 Sa Mar 10 10:00 A

Quarry Park M Mar 5 6:30

Rocky Ridge
Saddletowne Th Mar 1 6:30
Sage Hill W Apr 25 6:00

Shawnessy Th Mar 1 10:30


F Mar 2 10:30,
Signal Hill W Mar 7 6:30 M Mar 5 2:00

Southwood W Mar 7 2:00

Village Square Th Mar 1 6:30

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5 EBOOKS: A LIBRARY ON THE 6 GET STARTED WITH 7 INTRODUCTION TO 8 INTRODUCTION TO
GO TECHNOLOGY MICROSOFT WORD ONLINE MICROSOFT EXCEL ONLINE
Curious about eBooks? Library Technology can be Learn the basics of how to Learn how to create an online
staff demonstrate how to overwhelming, but we’re here use Microsoft Word Online, Excel spreadsheet, including
download an eBook using to help! This beginner class including creating, formatting, entering and formatting data
OverDrive. focuses on basic concepts saving, and printing online as well as basic functions.
A – Registration: Feb 12 and skills you need to use any documents. 90 min
B – No registration required. technology successfully. 90 min 1 day
90 min 90 min 1 day
1 day 1 day

13 INTERMEDIATE MICROSOFT 14 LEARN ONLINE WITH THE 15 SAVING YOUR


POWERPOINT ONLINE LIBRARY PHOTOGRAPHS
Enhance your online Learn anything you want with Learn to preserve, organize
slideshows with SmartArt great online tools like Lynda. and use cloud storage to
graphics, videos, tables, and com and Gale Courses. We’ll manage your photos. Bring
more. show you how! up to ten 4x6 photos to be
90 min 90 min digitized. Led by Kendra
1 day 1 day Brownlee and Mary Anne
Ladner.
150 min
1 day

8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
W Mar 7 1:30 OR M Mar 5 1:30 OR M Mar 19 1:30 Th Mar 1 1:30 OR W Mar 14 1:30 OR M Mar 12 1:30 OR Sa Mar 17 2:30
W Mar 21 1:30 OR OR M Apr 2 1:30 OR Th Mar 15 1:30 OR W Mar 28 1:30 OR M Mar 26 1:30 OR
W Apr 4 1:30 OR M Apr 16 1:30 OR Th Mar 29 1:30 OR W Apr 11 1:30 OR M Apr 9 1:30 OR
W Apr 18 1:30 M Apr 30 1:30 Th Apr 12 1:30 OR W Apr 25 1:30 M Apr 23 1:30
Th Apr 26 1:30

W Apr 25 1:30 Th Apr 12 6:00

W Apr 25 7:00 Sa Apr 28 1:30

Tu Apr 10 7:00 Tu Mar 20 7:00 Tu Apr 24 7:00


Th Mar 8 1:30 F Apr 13 10:30 Th Apr 19 1:30 Th Mar 22 1:30 F Apr 27 10:30

Sa Apr 28 10:30

F Apr 27 2:00

W Apr 18 2:00 Tu Mar 6 2:00


Th Apr 26 7:00 Th Mar 8 2:00
W Apr 25 7:00

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COMMUNITY LIBRARY LOCATIONS & HOURS
SW COMMUNITY LIBRARIES SE COMMUNITY LIBRARIES NW COMMUNITY LIBRARIES
Alexander Calhoun Library Central Library Bowness Library
3223 14 Street
SESSION SW
LENGTH DURATION AGES 616 Macleod Trail SE 6532 Bowness Road NW
Monday: 10 am – 9 pm Monday: 9 am – 8 pm Monday: 10 am – 8 pm
Tuesday: 10 am – 9 pm Tuesday: 9 am – 8 pm Tuesday: 10 am – 8 pm
Wednesday: 10 am – 9 pm Wednesday: 9 am – 8 pm Wednesday: 10 am – 8 pm
Thursday: 10 am – 9 pm Thursday: 9 am – 8 pm Thursday: 10 am – 5 pm
Friday: 10 am – 6 pm Friday: 9 am – 6 pm* Friday: 10 am – 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday (Sep-May): Noon – 5 pm Sunday (Sep-May): Noon – 5 pm Sunday (Sep-May): Noon – 5 pm
*Library Express (main floor) only. All other floors close at 5 pm.
Crowfoot Library
Memorial Park Library Fish Creek Library 8665 Nose Hill Drive NW
1221 2 Street SW 11161 Bonaventure Drive SE Monday: 9 am – 9 pm
Monday: 10 am – 8 pm Monday: 9 am – 9 pm Tuesday: 9 am – 9 pm
Tuesday: 10 am – 8 pm Tuesday: 9 am – 9 pm Wednesday: 9 am – 9 pm
Wednesday: 10 am – 8 pm Wednesday: 9 am – 9 pm Thursday: 9 am – 9 pm
Thursday: 10 am – 8 pm Thursday: 9 am – 9 pm Friday: 9 am – 6 pm
Friday: 10 am – 6 pm Friday: 9 am – 6 pm Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm Sunday: Noon – 5 pm
Sunday: Noon – 5 pm Sunday: Noon – 5 pm
Louise Riley Library
Nicholls Family Library at Westbrook Station Forest Lawn Library 1904 14 Avenue NW
1421 33 Street SW 4807 8 Avenue SE Monday: 10 am – 9 pm
Monday: 9 am – 9 pm Monday: 10 am – 9 pm Tuesday: 10 am – 9 pm
Tuesday: 9 am – 9 pm Tuesday: 10 am – 9 pm Wednesday: 10 am – 9 pm
Wednesday: 9 am – 9 pm Wednesday: 10 am – 9 pm Thursday: 10 am – 9 pm
Thursday: 9 am – 9 pm Thursday: 10 am – 9 pm Friday: 10 am – 6 pm
Friday: 9 am – 6 pm Friday: 10 am – 6 pm Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm
Program #
Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm Sunday (Sep-May): Noon – 5 pm
Central
Sunday: Noon – 5 pm Sunday (Sep-May): Noon – 5 pm
Bowness Nose Hill Library
Signal Hill Library Quarry Park Library at Remington YMCA 1530 Northmount Drive NW
Calhoun
5994 Signal Hill Centre SW 108 Quarry Park Road SE Monday: 9 am – 9 pm
Country
HillsMonday: 9 am – 9 pm Monday: 9 am – 9 pm Tuesday: 9 am – 9 pm
Crowfoot
Tuesday: 9 am – 9 pm Tuesday: 9 am – 9 pm Wednesday: 9 am – 9 pm
Fish Creek Wednesday: 9 am – 9 pm Wednesday: 9 pm – 9 pm Thursday: 9 am – 9 pm
Thursday: 9 am – 9 pm Thursday: 9 am – 9 pm Friday: 9 am – 6 pm
Forest Lawn
Friday: 9 am – 6 pm Friday: 9 am – 6 pm Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm
Judith
UmbachSaturday: 9 am – 5 pm Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm Sunday (Sep-May): Noon – 5 pm
Louise
RileySunday: Noon – 5 pm Sunday: Noon – 5 pm
Mem Park
Southwood Library Shawnessy Library at Cardel Rec South Sage Hill Starter Library
Nicholls
924 Southland Drive SW 333 Shawville Boulevard SE 19 Sage Hill Passage NW
Nose
Hill Monday: 10 am – 9 pm Monday: 9 am – 9 pm Monday: 10 am – 8 pm
Quarry
ParkTuesday: 10 am – 9 pm Tuesday: 9 am – 9 pm Tuesday: 10 am – 8 pm
Rocky RidgeWednesday: 10 am – 9 pm Wednesday: 9 am – 9 pm Wednesday: 10 am – 8 pm
Thursday: 10 am – 9 pm Thursday: 9 am – 9 pm Thursday: 10 am – 8 pm
Saddletowne
Friday: 10 am – 6 pm Friday: 9 am – 6 pm Friday: 10 am – 6 pm
Sage Hill
Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm
Shawnessy
Sunday (Sep-May): Noon – 5 pm Sunday: Noon – 5 pm Sunday: Noon – 5 pm
Signal Hill
Southwood
Village Square

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SELF SERVICE
Rocky Ridge Express Library at
Shane Homes YMCA
11300 Rocky Ridge Road NW
Monday: 5:30 am – 10:30 pm
Tuesday: 5:30 am – 10:30 pm
Wednesday: 5:30 am – 10:30 pm
Thursday: 5:30 am – 10:30 pm
Friday: 5:30 am – 10:30 pm
Saturday: 7:00 am – 8:30 pm
Sunday: 7:00 am – 8:30 pm

NE COMMUNITY LIBRARIES
Country Hills Library
11950 Country Village Link NE
Monday: 9 am – 9 pm
Tuesday: 9 am – 9 pm
Wednesday: 9 am – 9 pm
Thursday: 9 am – 9 pm



Friday:
Saturday:
Sunday:
9 am – 6 pm
9 am – 5 pm
Noon – 5 pm
REGISTRATION
Saddletowne Library at Genesis Centre
150 7555 Falconridge Boulevard NE
Registration for March and April 2018 programs begins on
Monday: 9 am – 9 pm Monday, February 12, unless otherwise noted.
Tuesday: 9 am – 9 pm
Wednesday: 9 am – 9 pm Choose one of three easy ways to register for FREE Calgary
Thursday: 9 am – 9 pm
Public Library programs:
Friday: 9 am – 6 pm
Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm
Sunday: Noon – 5 pm Before you call, be sure to have on hand a valid Library card
number for each person attending the program.
Judith Umbach Library
6617 Centre Street NE
Monday: 10 am – 9 pm → CALL: 403.260.2620
Tuesday: 10 am – 9 pm
Wednesday: 10 am – 9 pm
Thursday: 10 am – 9 pm
→ CLICK: calgarylibrary.ca
Friday: 10 am – 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm → COME IN: Visit your community library
Sunday (Sep-May): Noon – 5 pm

Village Square Library


2623 56 Street NE
Monday: 9 am – 9 pm GET YOUR FREE CALGARY PUBLIC LIBRARY CARD
Tuesday: 9 am – 9 pm
Wednesday: 9 am – 9 pm
Thursday: 9 am – 9 pm
→ CLICK: calgarylibrary.ca/card
Friday: 9 am – 6 pm
Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm → COME IN: Visit your community library
Sunday (Sep-May): Noon – 5 pm

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