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From: 01-Oct-2016 - To: 19-Dec-2016

1-2-3: Count With Me!

Your toddler will love this introduction to numeracy and have fun with numbers using rhymes, songs, books, and active play.

Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages 2 to 3 with a parent/caregiver

50+ Lecture Series

Join us for presentations on a variety of topics along with discussion and time to visit.

Audience: Seniors

75 Ways to Save on Household Expenses

Gather and share tips on how to save on various household expenses including utilities, transportation, groceries, and personal items.In partnership with the Credit Counselling Society.

Audience: Adults

A-B-C: You and Me!

Read, sing, talk, and play together in this interactive circle time.

Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages 2 to 3 with a parent/caregiver

Adult Book Club

Join us for this once-a-month exploration of a great book. Call for details on specific books.

Audience: Adults

Adult Book Club: Modern Classics

Join us for this once-a-month exploration of a great book. Call for details on specific books.

Audience: Adults

Adult Book Club: Mystery

Join us for this once-a-month exploration of a great book. Call for details on specific books.

Audience: Adults

Adult Book Club: Talking Books

Join us as we discuss new books and old favourites from the Library's special collections for blind or visually impaired customers.

Audience: Adults

Adult Learning Series: Who Murdered the Donnellys?

Join Dr. Jennifer Pettit as she explores one of Canada's greatest unsolved crimes: the murder of five members of the Donnelly family by an armed mob in 1880's Ontario.

Audience: Adults

Advanced Resume Writing

Update your existing digital résumé, professional cover letter, and references to target specific occupations and employers. In partnership with Alberta Works.

Audience: Adults

An Evening with Lauralyn Chow

Join local author Lauralyn Chow as she launches her debut collection, Paper Teeth. From Edmonton in the 1960s and 1970s to present-day Calgary, Lauralyn Chow creates fun, funny, and heart-warming journeys about the pursuit of identity and the crafting of home. Book signing to follow.

Audience: Adults

Author In Residence: Improve your Style & Find Your Voice

Improve your writing at the sentence and line level by learning the eight parts of speech and how best to craft them, as well as self-editing techniques. Every kind of writing will benefit.

Audience: Adults

Author In Residence: Life is Strange & Other Brave Leaps in Poetic Impressionism

Poetry is non-linear in nature; its insights come in flashes. Learn methods for building meaning in poetry. Implicit examples from poets John Wall Barger, Selima Hill, and Don Coles.

Audience: Adults

Babies Go Boo!

Dress up your baby and celebrate Halloween with stories, rhymes, and songs.

Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages 6 to 23 months with a parent/caregiver

Baby Bookworms

Have fun sharing books, rhymes, and songs with your little one.

Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages 13 to 23 months with a parent/caregiver

Baby Rhyme Time

Welcome your baby to the Library! Enjoy songs, rhymes, and stories that will make your baby smile.

Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages up to 12 months with a parent/caregiver

Baby's Big Playdate

Let's play! Join us for a fun and social hour of discovery and exploration.

Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages up to 12 months with a parent/caregiver

Bat Basics

Discover the world of bats, and bust some bat-phobic myths. In partnership with the Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation.

Audience: Kids - Ages 7 to 12

Bounce & Roll

See what happens when you bounce and roll different types of balls in this energetic discovery of physics. In partnership with Let's Talk Science.

Audience: Kids - Ages 3 to 5 with a parent/caregiver

Brixology: Carnivals

Build a spinning swing ride with LEGO and learn about forces and other mechanical engineering concepts with Mad Science.

Audience: Kids - Grades 1 to 6

Brixology: Creatures

Discover nature's engineering secrets using LEGO bricks by building a walking insect machine with Mad Science.

Audience: Kids - Grades 1 to 6

Bubbling Potions for Preschoolers

Join Mad Science for this highly visual and interactive workshop with exciting dry ice demonstrations and more!

Audience: Kids - Ages 3 to 5 with a parent/caregiver

Bugs!

Learn about pollination, anatomy, defense systems, and how bugs adapt. Discover an insect's point of view with Mad Science's Insect-A-Vision!

Audience: Kids - Ages 3 to 5 with a parent/caregiver

Buying Your First Home In Canada

Learn the steps that must be taken to achieve the dream of owning a home in Canada. In partnership with the Calgary Catholic Immigration Society.

Audience: Adults - Ages 18 and up

Canadian Immigration Process

Learn about Canada's immigration policies including citizenship, sponsorship of family members, and applying for a Super Visa. In partnership with the Calgary Catholic Immigration Society.

Audience: Adults - Ages 18 and up

Career Basics: Interview Skills

Improve your skills by learning about different types of questions and how to answer them. In partnership with Bow Valley College.

Audience: Adults

Career Basics: Mid-Life Career Change

Learn about the unique challenges and opportunities that come with looking for work mid-life, including résumé strategies. In partnership with Bow Valley College.

Audience: Adults

Career Cafe

Join us for a noon-hour talk on career and labour market information for job seekers, and career professionals. In partnership with the Career Development Association of Alberta and the Youth Employment Centre.

Audience: Adults

Career Coaching

Drop in for one-on-one help with job searching skills, take part in practice interviews, revamp your résumé or craft that all-important cover letter. Sign up on the day on a first-come, first-served basis.

Audience: Adults

Chess in the Library

Play chess supported by coaching from the Calgary Chess, and Calgary Junior Chess Clubs. Children under 12 must be with a parent or caregiver.

Audience: Adults & Kids

Citizenship and Civic Participation Class

Learn about Canada with the purpose of preparing yourself for the Citizenship Exam. In partnership with Immigrant Services Calgary.

Audience: Adults

Citizenship and Civic Participation Workshop

Learn about Canada with the purpose of preparing yourself for the Citizenship Exam in this in-depth workshop. Attendance is required for both sessions. In partnership with Immigrant Services Calgary.

Audience: Adults

Code Club

Learn to code by creating your own game, designing a website, and more.

Audience: Kids - Grades 4 to 6

codeTEEN

Interested in video games, web design or building your own app? Our mentors will help you learn to code and work on projects YOU care about.

Audience: Teens - Ages 13 to 17

Coding Buddies

Learn the basics of coding and create your own game! Designed for beginning coders.

Audience: Kids - Ages 6 to 10 independent of a parent/caregiver

Colossal Calgary Playdate!

Play builds the foundation for a lifetime of learning. Come prepared to play with your baby or toddler at the biggest and best playdate ever!

Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages up to 3 with a parent/caregiver

Comic Books & Superheroes: Diversity & Representation

Explore the representation of women, persons of colour, and LGBTQ+ characters in superhero comics, examining issues of violence, racism, and homophobia in the industry. Mature subject matter. Led by Garrett Beatty.

Audience: Adults & Teens

Comic Books & Superheroes: Evolution and Innovation

Explore the modern era of superhero comics from 1985 to today and learn how it adapted to an older audience. Topics include: modernizing characters, major creators, fans, and movies. Led by Garrett Beatty.

Audience: Adults & Teens

Computer Technology Coaching

Drop in for one-on-one volunteer help for all your basic computer questions.

Audience: Adults

CPO in Your Library

Canadian Natural Resources Limited presents Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Musicians in concert - classical favourites for all ages!

Audience: All Ages

Crack the Code

Bring the whole family for a fun introduction to computer programming!

Audience: All Ages

Create, Share, Store: Using Cloud Technology

Join us for an overview of popular, free online cloud-based storage and applications.

Audience: Adults

Diwali Storytime

Join us for stories and songs about Diwali, the Festival of Lights.

Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages 2 to 5 with a parent/caregiver

Drop-in Family Storytime

Drop in for stories, songs, and finger plays the whole family can enjoy.

Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages 2 to 5 with a parent/caregiver

eBooks and Library Apps Coaching

Drop in for help with eBooks and Library apps. Devices must be set up and ready to use before the program. Please be familiar with your device and passwords.

Audience: Adults

Eco-Friendly Art for Children

Create animals, flowers, and other mini-sculptures using recycled and biodegradable materials, in this eco-friendly art class by Liliana's Ecorations.

Audience: Kids - Ages 7 to 11

ELL School Success

English Language Learners will be paired with teen volunteers to learn new words. Presentations provided for parents on how to support their child's language learning.

Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages 6 to 8 with a parent/caregiver

ESL Coffee and Conversation

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

Audience: Adults

ESL Conversation Club (Intermediate)

Practise your English listening and speaking skills in this six-week program.

Audience: Adults

ESL Teen Talk

ESL teens and tweens can practise English language skills and enjoy a variety of fun activities at the Library.

Audience: Kids & Teens - Ages 10 to 14

ESL Writing Club

Practise your English writing skills in this six-week program. Intermediate English language skills are required. Register by calling 403.774.2544.

Audience: Adults

Families and the Law Workshop: Child, Partner and Spousal Support

Learn about the law and terms of financial support when a marriage or common-law relationship ends. In partnership with Calgary Legal Guidance.

Audience: Adults

Families and the Law Workshop: Property Division

Discover how the law addresses property division when a marriage or common-law relationship ends. In partnership with Calgary Legal Guidance.

Audience: Adults

Family History Coaching

Drop in for help with genealogy research. In partnership with the Alberta Family Histories Society.

Audience: Adults

Family Sponsorship: Spouse, Common Law & Conjugal Partner

Do you want to know how you can sponsor a partner? Join us to learn about Family Sponsorship Applications. In partnership with the Elizabeth Fry Society of Calgary.

Audience: Adults

Fire Truck Fun!

Drop-in to enjoy a fire-themed storytime around Engine 23, a real fire truck.

Audience: Kids - Ages 2 to 3 with a parent/caregiver

Fire Truck Storytime

Join us for a special family storytime with Engine 23, our exciting new fire truck exhibit.

Audience: Kids - Ages 2 to 5 with a parent/caregiver

Getting Started with Zinio, Hoopla and Freegal

Explore online magazines, movies, and music through the Library's digital media. Bring your own digital device for optional hands-on practice.

Audience: Adults

Great Debates: The Green Line

Join City Councillors Keating, Pincott, and Woolley as they debate the importance of light rail and other forms of transit infrastructure. In partnership with the University of Calgary Debate Society and the Faculty of Environmental Design.

Audience: Adults

Great Reads for ESL Learners

Learn how to find good books, including graphic novels, book CDs, MP3s, and electronic formats and discover the benefits of reading for pleasure.

Audience: Adults

Happy 50th Birthday, Southwood Library!

Join us for National Library Month as we celebrate Southwood Library's 50th birthday with music, stories, entertainment, and treats for the whole family!

Audience: All Ages

Holiday Spending Treadmill

Join us for strategies on how to have a debt-free holiday and avoid going from Noël to nightmare when the bills arrive. In partnership with Money Mentors.

Audience: Adults

Homework Club for New Canadians

Get help with your homework, practise your English, and improve your grades. Participants must bring homework. In partnership with The Calgary Bridge Foundation for Youth.

Audience: Kids & Teens - Ages 6 to 17

Homework Help

Students meet in small groups with trained volunteers for homework help and fun literacy activities. Bring your homework!

Audience: Kids - Ages 8 to 12

Idea Coaching - Unleash Your Creativity

Need some help coming up with great ideas? Our talented community experts will guide you or your small team through some great brainstorming activities and provide a crash course in creative thinking.

Audience: Adults

Idea Igniters: Athletic Performance and Injury Prevention

How do you get exercise, have fun, and protect yourself and your kids from injury? Learn about the latest research in the prevention of concussions and running injuries from University of Calgary researchers in an evening of learning, idea-generation and discussion. We've got you covered head to toe!

Audience: Adults

Ideation Calgary!

Join us to meet business owners, community activists, and innovators as we tackle the challenges of our city. Take part in the monthly design challenge and enjoy creativity-enhancing activities.

Audience: Adults

Intermediate Microsoft Word

Join us for this intermediate level course on Microsoft Word 2010. Basic Word skills are required.

Audience: Adults

Interview Skills Workshop

Learn how to communicate with employers in this interactive session that includes mock interviews to improve your skills.In partnership with Alberta Works.

Audience: Adults

Introduction to Microsoft Word

Learn how to type, format, save, and print a Word document. Basic computer skills are required.

Audience: Adults

It's Your Money:  Earning Income

Explore how skills, abilities, and passion for what we do are related to earning income and doing our best work. In partnership with Chartered Professional Accountants Canada.

Audience: Teens - Ages 13 to 17

Jump $tart

Learn employment skills and build confidence for your job search and the workplace through this program in partnership with the City of Calgary Youth Employment Centre. Register at nextsteps.ca/jumpstart .

Audience: Teens - Ages 15 to 18

Law at Your Library: Dispute Resolution

Explore your options for resolving disputes in and out of court. In partnership with Calgary Legal Guidance.

Audience: Adults

Law at Your Library: Immigration Law - Applying for a Temporary Resident Visa

Learn about Temporary Resident Visa applications, including letters of invitation and in-Canada requests for extensions. In partnership with Calgary Legal Guidance.

Audience: Adults

Law at Your Library: Legal Information - Beyond the Basics

Are you curious about a particular legal issue? Learn about legal resources and research strategies in this hands-on program. In partnership with Alberta Law Libraries.

Audience: Adults

Law Connect 2016: Free Legal Clinic

Need legal help? Register to book a free appointment with a lawyer. In partnership with Pro Bono Law Alberta, Norton Rose Fulbright, and Calgary Legal Guidance. Registration is required. To register, call 587-774-5458 between 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. from October 3 - 13. Space is limited.

Audience: Adults

Law Connect 2016: Legal Resources Fair

Ask questions and connect with the wide range of community public legal service organizations available at this four-hour clinic.

Audience: Adults

Law Connect 2016: Non-Governmental Statutory Declaration Clinic

If you are without ID, drop by the Calgary Legal Guidance booth to get your free, non-government photo identification.

Audience: Adults

Law Connect 2016: Wills and Estates

Learn how to plan your will in this one-hour adaptation of our popular wills and estates program. In partnership with Calgary Legal Guidance.

Audience: Adults

Learning Lab: Intermediate Microsoft PowerPoint

Learn more advanced PowerPoint techniques, along with a short review of basic PowerPoint functions.

Audience: Adults

Learning Lab: Intermediate Microsoft Word

Join us for this intermediate level course on Microsoft Word 2010. Basic Word skills are required.

Audience: Adults

Learning Lab: Introduction to Google Drive

Learn how to use Google Drive to share, save, and manage documents and information.

Audience: Adults

LEGO Club

Join us to build, create, and explore! LEGO provided.

Audience: Kids & Teens

Level Up! Gaming Club

If you love video games or tabletop gaming, this club is for you. Drop in to relax, snack, and play games of all kinds.

Audience: Teens - Ages 13 to 17

LIBIN 101: Engaging Community on Heart Health, Research & Innovation

Join doctors and researchers from the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta (U of C, AHS) as they discuss the human heart and some of the most interesting research currently underway in Calgary. Visit libin101.ca for topics.

Audience: Adults

Mastering Workplace Culture

Discover strategies and unspoken rules of the workplace that will help you get a job and keep it for the long run. Led by Matt Adolphe.

Audience: Adults

Math Minds

Struggling math students can gain confidence in math with fun numeracy activities, based on JUMP Math and other Library resources, and the support of adult and youth volunteers.

Audience: Kids - Grades 1 to 6

Math Playground

Have fun with math by playing games, solving challenges, and listening to stories.

Audience: Kids - Ages 6 to 8 independent of a parent/caregiver

Mommies and Babies

Learn about your baby and share the challenges and joys of becoming a new parent. For new moms and babies aged 8 weeks to 9 months. In partnership with Alberta Health Services Perinatal Education.

Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages 2 to 9 months with a parent/caregiver

National Novel Writing Month: Creating Characters

Learn how to build relatable and realistic characters in your novel. In partnership with the Calgary chapter of NaNoWriMo.

Audience: Adults

National Novel Writing Month: Planner Vs. Pantser

Learn how to move your story from your imagination to the page. In partnership with the Calgary chapter of NaNoWriMo.

Audience: Adults

National Novel Writing Month: Questions and Answers

Do you wonder how you will manage to write 50,000 words in one month? Bring your questions and learn what you can create. In partnership with the Calgary chapter of NaNoWriMo..

Audience: Adults

New Friends & Neighbours Groups for Women

Join other women as you improve your English and learn about community resources. Free childcare is provided. In partnership with CIWA.

Audience: Adults

Number Ninjas

Get excited about math by playing games and solving challenges.

Audience: Kids - Ages 6 to 12 independent of a parent/caregiver

Papa Time

Here's a chance for fathers and their babies to share books, learn new skills, and enjoy fun language activities together.

Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages 6 to 23 months with a parent/caregiver

Planning Financially for Your New Arrival

Plan ahead for maternity and parental leave and be prepared for the expenses that come with a new arrival. In partnership with the Credit Counselling Society.

Audience: Adults

Read With Engine 23

Join a firefighter from the Calgary Fire Department as we share stories and learn about fire safety!

Audience: All Ages

Reading Buddies

Teen volunteers and Library staff provide one-on-one reading support and fun literacy activities for young readers.

Audience: Kids & Teens - Ages 5 to 9

Reality is Optional Writing Club

Play with your words in this creative writing club for teens. Led by local young adult author Kim Firmston, Director of the Alexandra Writers’ Centre Society's Reality Is Optional kids' writing club.

Audience: Teens - Ages 13 to 17

Rock 'N' Fossil Road Show

Drop by to see the Geological Survey of Canada's awesome collection, have your specimens identified by experts, and learn about Canadian innovations in materials from scientists at the CanmetMATERIALS Lab. In partnership with Natural Resource Canada and the Alberta Science Network.

Audience: All Ages

School's Out

Unwind and give your brain a break! Take part in fun activities or just hang out and talk. In partnership with Calgary Afterschool. All Teens are welcome!

Audience: Teens - Ages 13 to 17

School's Out All Day

Drop in to the Library anytime on your PD Day for games, crafts, and other fun activities.

Audience: Kids - Ages 6 to 12

School's Out for Tweens

Join us for fun activities, crafts, and games in this relaxing program for tweens.

Audience: Kids & Teens - Ages 10 to 14

Settlement Services

Meet one-on-one with a settlement worker. Ask questions about language learning, immigration, employment, housing, and much more!

Audience: Adults

Shoes of Sand or Souliers de Sable

Join Quest Theatre for this enchanting performance which teaches us to reach beyond our fears, explore the world in which we live, and celebrate our unique place in the world.

Audience: All Ages

Small Business Tuesdays: Marketing & Social Media Part 2: Twitter

Mastering social media is an essential element of any marketing plan today. Learn how to maximize your impact on Twitter in this informative discussion. Led by Kamea Zelisko, MKT Communications.

Audience: Adults

Small Business Tuesdays: Maximize Your Business

Review your money management practices, and analyze your future needs. Learn to operate your business with less cash. In partnership with Chartered Professional Accountants Canada.

Audience: Adults

Smart Tips for Newcomers to Canada

Visit with a knowledgeable immigration worker to get advice about life in Calgary, using public transportation, where to shop, and more! In partnership with Immigrant Services Calgary.

Audience: Adults

Startup Moms

Meet with other female entrepreneurs and generate new ideas in a collaborative environment. Children welcome.

Audience: Adults

Story PALS

Trained Pet Access League Society volunteers and their highly socialized dogs provide a calm, accepting presence for struggling readers to practise reading aloud in a one-on-one setting.

Audience: Kids - Ages 6 to 12

Strategic Networking

Looking for work? Learn how to create new opportunities and exchange ideas and leads.

Audience: Adults

TEDxCalgary Meetup

Watch a thought-provoking TED Talk video, share your thoughts with other passionate and curious explorers, and hear ideas on topics such as education, citizenship, and more. Visit tedxcalgary.ca for topics.

Audience: Adults

Teen Book Club

Explore great young adult novels and meet for a lively discussion of the book and author. Contact the Library for book titles and information.

Audience: Teens - Ages 13 to 17

Ten Healthy Habits of Financial Management

Self-assess your financial fitness, learn healthy habits, and get the resources needed to manage your money. In partnership with Chartered Professional Accountants Canada.

Audience: Adults

The Wheels On the Bus

Use music to get your preschooler ready for school! Play instruments, sing, dance, and create music together. Led by Hilary MacAulay, MasterWorX Music Therapy.

Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages 3 to 5 with a parent/caregiver

Time to Choose: Career Resources for Teens

Learn about online resources to help teens investigate careers and explore post-secondary education programs across Canada. Parents welcome.

Audience: Adults & Teens - Ages 13 and up

Toastmasters International-Youth Leadership Program

Develop speaking and presentation skills, self-confidence, and strong leadership abilities.

Audience: Teens - Ages 13 to 17

Tween Book Club

Explore great novels and meet for a lively discussion of the book and author. Contact the Library for book titles and information.

Audience: Kids & Teens - Ages 10 to 14

Two Wheel View

Teens will learn leadership skills, environmental responsibility, and cultural awareness through this 8-week bicycle mechanics course. Participants will earn a free bike at the end of the session.

Audience: Kids & Teens - Ages 11 to 16

Understanding Aging: Being a Legend in your Own Life

Change your habits and learn to live your life to the fullest by exploring ways to support your highest spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical needs. Led by Alnoor Damji. Alnoor Damji Coaching and Consulting.

Audience: Seniors

Understanding Aging: Understanding Arthritis

Learn from a Clinical Nurse Specialist about arthritis and how it develops. Understand your risks, the symptoms, and treatment for arthritis. Led by Ranjit Uppal, RN, MN, Women's Health Resources, Alberta Health Services.

Audience: Seniors

Understanding Teens: An Aspect of Autism: Asperger's

Learn from an expert with personal experience, about how to take care of the person in your life who lives with Asperger's Syndrome. Explore the personal impact on the caregiver including ideas for self-care. Led by Adam Tomasta, MSW.

Audience: Adults

Understanding Teens: Delinquency Prevention & the Effects of Trauma

Learn to identify the risk factors for juvenile delinquency. Discover resources to help your child deal with trauma and the short and long-term effects it can have. Led by Nadia Pirbhai, BSc. MC. R. Psych., Correctional Service Canada and Supporting Wellness & Growth.

Audience: Adults

Understanding Teens: Eating Disorders & Body Image

Learn positive strategies to help youth develop a healthy body image, without focusing on weight. Led by Dr. Angela Grace, R Psch.

Audience: Adults

Understanding Teens: Healthy Relationships

Explore how you can support your teen in making decisions around their dating relationships. Led by Tony Ardern, Certified Child and Youth Care Counsellor, and Vanessa Fahie, MC. C.C.C., Calgary Women's Emergency Shelter.

Audience: Adults

Understanding Teens: How to Help Teens Diagnosed with ADD/ADHD

Discover strategies and skills for parents and caregivers of teens with ADD and ADHD. Led by Joy Liang.

Audience: Adults

Understanding Teens: Setting Boundaries

Discover strategies for setting boundaries and limits with your teen. Led by Milena Meneghetti.

Audience: Adults

Using the Internet for Career Planning: Bring Your Own Device

Research learning options, and develop a career plan. You must bring your own laptop or tablet and know how to access the Wi-Fi/internet from your device. In partnership with Alberta Works.

Audience: Adults - Ages 18 and up

Welcome to Canada: Calgary's School System

Learn about different school systems, program choices, school fees and rebates, homework help resources, etc. In partnership with the Calgary Bridge Foundation for Youth. Register by calling 403.777.6074.

Audience: Adults

Welcome to Canada: Financial Literacy

Join us for this free information session about money management and bugeting. This workshop will provide you with useful tips about credit history, credit score, and how to save money. In partnership with the Calgary Bridge Foundation for Youth. Register by calling 403.777.6074.

Audience: Adults - Ages 18 and up

Welcome to Canada: Strategies for the English Language

Learn strategies and tools to prepare you for the Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment. In partnership with the Calgary Bridge Foundation for Youth. Register by calling 403.777.6074

Audience: Adults - Ages 18 and up

Wetlands Wildlife

Learn about beaver, muskrat, waterfowl, and other animals that depend on wetlands ecosystems for survival. In partnership with the Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation.

Audience: Kids - Ages 7 to 12

Wiggle, Giggle, Boo!

Join us for spooky stories, songs, and rhymes. Wear your costume-if you dare!

Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages 2 to 5 with a parent/caregiver

Wordfest presents Kathy Stinson

Join Kathy Stinson, author of the classic picture book Red Is Best, as she talks about life as a writer and reads from her newest book, Harry and Walter, a story about a very special friendship.

Audience: Kids - Ages 5 to 8 with a parent/caregiver

Wordfest presents Mike Myers

Comedy superstar Mike Myers launches Canada, part memoir, part history and pure entertainment. Myers has often referred to Canada in his outrageously accomplished body of work and now turns the spotlight on his homeland in this beautifully designed book featuring photographs and Canadiana from his personal collection. Tickets $39.95 (includes a copy of the book) from wordfest.com

Audience: Adults

Wordfest presents Philippe Beha - French

Philippe Beha is a prolific Francophone author and illustrator known for his joyful, poetic style. Join us for this French-language talk and reading

Audience: Kids - Ages 6 and up with a parent/caregiver

Wordfest presents Ruth Ohi

Ruth Ohi shares from her experience as an author and illustrator for numerous picture books, including the very popular Chicken, Pig, Cow books.

Audience: Kids - Ages 5 to 8 with a parent/caregiver

Words and Wiggles

You and your preschooler will love hearing stories, singing songs, and engaging in active play in this fun-filled program.

Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages 4 to 5 with a parent/caregiver

Work Search 2.0

Learn how to get results from your applications, access the hidden job market, and improve your in-person and online networking skills. In partnership with Alberta Works.

Audience: Adults

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