You can register for programs online, by calling 403.260.2620, or in person at your community library. You’ll need a valid Library card number and PIN for each person attending the program. Both parents/caregivers and children must have valid library memberships to register for all parented children’s programs. Library cards are free; register online or at your community library. Download the November - December 2017 or the January - February 2018 issue of Library Connect.

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From: 15/Dec/2017 - To: 29/May/2018

"Grump" Said the Grumblie!

Wiggle and giggle your grumblies away in this energetic program led by author Deborah Miller. For children and their parents/caregivers.

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

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: Adults

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 Future Worth Working For

Explore career and learning opportunities in trades, technologies, health, and high-demand occupations. Learn how to support youth in pursuing their career passion. In partnership with Careers: The Next Generation.

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

Angry Birds

Learn about physics by catapulting Angry Bird stuffies! In partnership with Let's Talk Science.

Audience: Kids - Ages 6 to 9

Ask a Chartered Professional Accountant

Discuss career opportunities with and learn how to earn a CPA business credential. In partnership with CPA Alberta. Register at: www.cpaalberta.ca/Calgary-Public-Library

Audience: Adults

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

Baby, It's Cold Outside

Join us for winter-themed songs, stories, and finger plays - just for babies!

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

Baconfest Urban Planning Film Festival

Explore critical urban planning issues with Rollin Stanley, Urban Strategy, City of Calgary. In partnership with The Alberta Professional Planners Institute & DIRTT Environmental Solutions. Further Information: www.calgary.ca/baconfest.

Audience: Adults

Bill's Book Cafe with Denise Chong

Denise Chong, award winning author and the University of Calgary's current Writer-in-Residence, explores the nature of memory and ancestral hauntings in her book, The Concubine's Children, with Library CEO, Bill Ptacek.

Audience: Adults

Bill's Book Cafe with Harry Sanders

Everybody's favourite historian and the city's former historian laureate, sits down with Library CEO, Bill Ptacek to discuss the complexities of family and the changing fortunes of generations in the Pulitzer Prize winning novel, The Magnificent Ambersons by Booth Tarkington.

Audience: Adults

Birds of Prey

Learn amazing facts, such as the difference between a raptor and a falcon and which bird of prey is like a stealth bomber. In partnership with the Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation.

Audience: Kids - Ages 7 to 12

Book Discussion Group: Adult

Join other book lovers and discover new or classic titles in facilitated discussions.

Audience: Adults

Booze, Broads & Brothels

Enjoy a spicy, sex-positive history of Calgary's (almost) oldest profession. In partnership with the Chinook Country Historical Society.

Audience: Adults

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: Creatures

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

Audience: Kids - Grades 1 to 6

Canadian Shorts: A Collection of Short Stories

Celebrating Canada's 150th birthday, Canadian Shorts brings together top entries in a collection of Canadian-themed short stories that highlight great authors. Proceeds from book sales are directed to the Canadian Council for Refugees.

Audience: Adults

Career Basics: Mid-Life Career Change

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

Audience: Adults

Career Cafe: Hospitality

From tour buses to high end hotels, learn about the variety of careers in the hospitality industry. In partnership with the Career Development Association of Alberta and the City of Calgary Youth Employment Centre

Audience: Adults

Career Cafe: Working with Older Adults

Join us for an exploration of jobs working with older adults. In partnership with the Career Development Association of Alberta and the City of Calgary 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 resumé 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/Junior Chess Clubs. Children under 12 must be with a parent or caregiver.

Audience: Adults & Kids

Circle of Security

Learn strategies that support secure attachment, decipher children's behaviour, and make parenting less stressful. In partnership with Jan McInnis, RSW, Registered COS Parent Educator.

Audience: Adults

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 - Ages 10 to 12

codeTEEN: Intro to Game Design

Find out what makes a good game and develop basic coding skills as you create the games YOU want to play!

Audience: Teens - Ages 12 to 17

codeTEEN: Intro to Web Design

Curious about web design? Learn HTML & CSS, which lets you create websites and customize sites like Tumblr, WordPress, and DeviantArt.

Audience: Teens - Ages 12 to 17

Coding Buddies

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

Audience: Kids - Ages 6 to 9

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

Computer Technology Coaching

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

Audience: Adults

ConocoPhillips Reading Buddies

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

Audience: Kids & Teens - Ages 6 to 8

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

Creation Lodge

Join us for Cree Creation Stories with Elder Jerry and Jo-Ann Saddleback. Drop in anytime. Lunch provided at noon.

Audience: All Ages

Crime Lab

With a list of suspects and clues from a crime, use forensic science techniques such as chromatography and fingerprinting to solve the mystery! In partnership with Let's Talk Science.

Audience: Kids - Ages 9 to 12

Cuddles and Kisses

Join us for a cuddly storytime in celebration of Valentine's Day.

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

Dementia & Risk Reduction

Join experts from the Hotchkiss Brain Institute from UCalgary and explore ways that dementia can be slowed. In partnership with The Brenda Strafford Foundation

Audience: Adults

Download and Enjoy: Music, Magazines, and Film

Learn how to download or stream free music, magazines, and films from the eLibrary to your device using RBdigital Magazines, Hoopla, Flipster, and Freegal.

Audience: Adults

Drawing Fundamentals

Learn to draw realistically using a step-by-step method. In partnership with Amaze Arts Studio.

Audience: Kids - Ages 8 to 12

Driving in Alberta

Newcomers will learn about available resources, obtaining licenses, safety regulations, insurance policies, and purchasing a vehicle. In partnership with the Calgary Catholic Immigration Society.

Audience: Adults

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

eBooks: A Library On the Go

Curious about eBooks? Library staff demonstrate how to download an eBook using OverDrive.

Audience: Adults

ELL School Success

English Language Learners are 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 Writing Club

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

Audience: Adults

Family History Coaching

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

Audience: Adults

Family Law Workshop: Child Custody and Parenting

Learn about the legal arrangements for children when their parents separate in Alberta. Topics include custody, guardianship and parenting agreements, courts, and travelling or moving with children. In partnership with Calgary Legal Guidance.

Audience: Adults

Family 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

Family 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

Feast for the Senses

The search for food is on! Learn through sensory-based activities how animals use their senses to locate food. In partnership with Let's Talk Science.

Audience: Kids - Ages 5 to 8

Fire Truck Storytime

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

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

Game-Changing Books: The Peloponnesian War

Explore Thucydides' timeless classic relevant to today's geopolitical landscape. Led by Dr. Duane Bratt, Mount Royal University.

Audience: Adults

Game-Changing Books: The Power of Positive Thinking

Norman Vincent Peale's book was on the best-seller list for well over 3 years. Explore the controversies and roots of this famous book and its enormous impact. Presented by Dr. Steven Engler of Mount Royal University.

Audience: Adults

Get Your Resume Past the Gatekeepers

Boost your chances of getting your resumé noticed with tips from Joy Cohen, author and career counsellor.

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

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 an introduction to design thinking.

Audience: Adults

Innovation in Seniors Health Series: Aging-in-Place & Technology

Join experts from UCalgary and explore how technology can be used to enable aging-in-place. In partnership with The Brenda Strafford Foundation.

Audience: Adults

Intermediate Microsoft Excel Online

Learn to sort and filter data, apply formulas, and create charts and graphs in your online spreadsheets.

Audience: Adults - Ages 18 and up

Intermediate Microsoft PowerPoint Online

Enhance your online slideshows with SmartArt graphics, videos, tables, and more.

Audience: Adults - Ages 18 and up

Intermediate Microsoft Word Online

Create online professional looking documents including tables, bullets, and pictures.

Audience: Adults - Ages 18 and up

Interview Skills Workshop

Improve your employability in this interactive session that includes mock interviews. Personal information, including social insurance number, is required & protected under FOIP. In partnership with Alberta Works.

Audience: Adults

Introduction to Google Drive

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

Audience: Adults

Introduction to Microsoft Excel Online

Learn how to create an online Excel spreadsheet, including entering and formatting data as well as basic functions.

Audience: Adults - Ages 18 and up

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint Online

Learn the basics of Microsoft PowerPoint Online including design templates, transitions, and animations.

Audience: Adults - Ages 18 and up

Introduction to Microsoft Word Online

Learn the basics of how to use Microsoft Word Online, including creating, formatting, saving, and printing online documents.

Audience: Adults - Ages 18 and up

It's Magic

Join Richard Rondeau for an amazing and astounding magic show.

Audience: All Ages

It's Your Money: Credit Cards and Debt

Learn the difference between good and bad debt, and how to keep yourself out of the bad kind. In partnership with Chartered Professional Accountants Canada.

Audience: Teens - Ages 13 to 17

Jazz Appreciation 101

Bebop, cool, fusion. What makes jazz, “jazz”? Learn about genres of jazz with CKUA’s Kodi Hutchison, host of “A Time for Jazz”. This series will feature a one-hour talk followed by an additional 30 minute performance workshop (optional). Musicians welcome to bring their instruments.

Audience: Adults - Ages 16 and up

Jazz Improv Workshop

Gmi7? C7-flat9? Jazz improv doesn't need to be scary. Learn the tools and tricks to play with confidence. All instruments welcome. For musicians with 3+ years' experience.

Audience: Adults - Ages 16 and up

Jingle Bell Babies

Celebrate the festive season with stories, songs, and finger plays especially for babies.

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

Keep in Touch

Find out how sensitive your fingertips are by touching objects when your other senses are tuned out. In partnership with Mad Science.

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

Law at Your Library: City of Calgary Bylaws

Learn about City of Calgary bylaws including options in 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: Separation and Divorce

Learn about the legal issues and processes of separation and divorce in Alberta. In partnership with Calgary Legal Guidance.

Audience: Adults

Learn English Storytime: Korean

Practise your English with other parents and children who speak Korean.

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

Learn English Storytime: Punjabi

Practise your English with other parents and children who speak Punjabi.

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

Learn English Storytime: Spanish

Practise your English with other parents and children who speak Spanish.

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

Learn Online with the Library

Learn anything you want with great online tools like Lynda.com and Gale Courses. We'll show you how!

Audience: Adults

Learning Lab: Employer and Industry Research

Research industries and employers to better prepare for job interviews, network more effectively and identify new opportunities.

Audience: Adults

Learning Lab: Finding Jobs Online and the Hidden Job Market

Overview of online job boards and tools for understanding and navigating the hidden job market.

Audience: Adults

Learning Lab: Introduction to Business Research

Learn how to conduct simple business research in the Calgary Public Library and beyond.

Audience: Adults

Learning Lab: Introduction to Web-based Email

Learn how to send and receive email messages using Gmail. Basic computer skills required. A valid cell phone number is required to register for this service.

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 a researcher from the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta (U of C, AHS) for a discussion on the human heart and current research.

Audience: Adults

LinkedIn: Get Your Profile Up and Running

Create a LinkedIn profile. Bring an electronic copy of your resumé and register with LinkedIn prior to the session. Intermediate computer and English skills are required. In partnership with Bow Valley College.

Audience: Adults

Marvellous Math for Preschoolers

Get your child thinking with numbers in this fun, early numeracy program. In partnership with EducationWise Inc.

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

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 Quest

Embark on a math quest! Explore the library while completing fun numeracy challenges that support what you learn in school. Caregivers are invited to stay & play. All math skill levels welcome!

Audience: Kids - Ages 6 to 12

Math Quest Marathon

Test your numeracy endurance! Join the library for a marathon of Math Quest challenges. Caregivers are invited to stay and play. All math skill levels welcome!

Audience: Kids - Ages 6 to 12

My First Music Lesson: Guitar

Picking up an instrument for the first time? Register for an introductory lesson with a music coach. Lessons will be taught on a first-come, first-served basis. Participants may register for one session every two months. See calgarylibrary.ca/music for more details.

Audience: All Ages

My First Music Lesson: Piano

Picking up an instrument for the first time?  Register for an introductory lesson with a music coach. Lessons will be taught on a first-come, first-served basis.  Participants may register for one session every two months.  See calgarylibrary.ca/music for more details.

Audience: All Ages - Ages 5 and up

My First Music Lesson: Violin

Picking up an instrument for the first time? Register for an introductory lesson with a music coach. Lessons will be taught on a first-come Participants must bring their own violin. Participants may register for one session every two months. See calgarylibrary.ca/music for more details.

Audience: All Ages

New Friends & Neighbourhood Groups for Women

Join other immigrant women to practise English, make friends, and learn about resources. Free childcare provided. In partnership with CIWA.

Audience: Adults

Pop 'n Tot Time

It's adventure time for male caregivers and their babies! Features fun games, books, rhymes, and activities.

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

Quietus: Last Flight with Anne Gafiuk

Generously illustrated, this well researched book offers unique insight into war on the home front in Canada, as well as a glimpse into post-war aviation research into "accident proneness" in wartime aviation.

Audience: Adults

R & R in Retirement

Let your money work for you! Learn how to calculate how much you need and what you can do for a richer and more relaxing retirement. Presented by Money Mentors.

Audience: Adults

Read With Engine 23 Supported by Pembina

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

Audience: All Ages

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

Resume Writing Workshop

Develop a high-impact résumé formatted for an internet job search showcasing your personal brand. Personal information including social insurance number is required and protected under FOIP. In partnership with Alberta Works.

Audience: Adults

Saving Your Photographs

Learn to scan, create cloud storage, and manage your cell phone photos. Bring up to ten 4 x 6 photos and a USB stick. Led by Kendra Brownlee and Mary Anne Ladner.

Audience: Adults

Savings and Bank Accounts

Learn to save money by creating small changes to the choices you make with your money. Presented by Chartered Professional Accountants Canada.

Audience: Kids - Ages 9 to 12

School Support: Language Arts

Drop in with your English Language Arts assignments to get help from trained volunteers, and connect with digital resources that support school success.

Audience: Kids & Teens - Ages 10 to 14

School Support: Math

Drop in with your Math assignments to get help from trained volunteers, and connect with digital resources that support school success.

Audience: Kids & Teens - Ages 10 to 14

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

Science of Toys

Toys are more than just fun - they're science! Learn about motors, energy, and the centre of gravity through toy-based activities. Then, take home your own Mad Science spring-thing.

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

Settlement Services

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

Audience: Adults

Sikh Pioneers in Calgary

Enjoy a look at the history and contribution of the Sikh community in Calgary's history. In partnership with the Chinook Country Historical Society.

Audience: Adults

Sleep In 10 Days or Less!

Overcome common sleep challenges with young children and get tips on using a safe and gentle approach. For parents of toddlers. Led by Whitney Miller, Certified Infant and Toddler Sleep Specialist.

Audience: Adults

Small Business Tuesdays: Building Trust in the Market Place

Examine the role personal ethics plays in the business environment through the lens of BBB's Eight Standards for Trust and the UncommonSense® Framework for Character Ethics. In partnership with Better Business Bureau.

Audience: Adults

Small Business Tuesdays: Growth and Expansion

Learn about the financial implications of growth on a business and how to analyze and plan for it. In partnership with Chartered Professional Accountants Canada.

Audience: Adults

Small Business Tuesdays: Maximizing your Business

Learn the key concepts of cash management, working capital and operational efficiency. In partnership with Chartered Professional Accountants Canada.

Audience: Adults

Small Business Tuesdays: Personal Ethics

Examine the role personal ethics plays in the business environment. In partnership with Better Business Bureau.

Audience: Adults

Small Business Tuesdays: Presentation Skills for Entrepreneurs

Learn how to present your ideas and concepts effectively for maximum impact. In partnership with Learn Square Inc.

Audience: Adults

Songwriting

Curious about how to write a song? Learn how to convey your message in your songwriting.

Audience: Adults - Ages 16 and up

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 15 minute one-on-one sessions..

Audience: Kids - Ages 6 to 12

Success After High School

Learn facts about credit, student loans, and how to set financial goals. In partnership with the Credit Counselling Society.

Audience: Adults - Ages 13 to 17

Support Your Teen with Career Exploration

Help your teen with career exploration. Parents will learn about post-secondary educational options and career planning resources. In partnership with CBE and SAIT.

Audience: Adults

Survive & Thrive After Job Loss

Learn how to move forward after job loss or changes in your career. In partnership with Chartered Professional Accountants Canada.

Audience: Adults

Tackle Debt

Find out how to manage your current credit and build borrowing power for the future by dealing with your debts today. Presented by Money Mentors.

Audience: Adults

Talking Books Group

A monthly review of new titles from the Library's special collections for blind or visually impaired members.

Audience: Adults

TEDxCalgary Meetup

Watch a TED Talk video, share your thoughts with other passionate and curious explorers, and hear ideas on topics such as education, citizenship, and more. Visit www.MeetUp.com/TEDxCalgary-Community/ for topics.

Audience: Adults

Teens Create

Let your creative side shine! Make and trade buttons, craft with duct tape, and more.

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 Unravelling with Clem and Olivier Martini

With anger, dry humour, and hope, The Unravelling tells the story of one family's journey with mental illness, dementia, and caregiving, through a poignant graphic narrative from Olivier accompanied by text from his brother, award-winning playwright and novelist Clem Martini.

Audience: Adults

Toastmasters International-Youth Leadership Program

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

Audience: Teens - Ages 13 to 17

Transfer Your Skills to a Different Industry

Explore new job markets and learn how to persuade potential employers to give you a chance. Led by Joy Cohen, author and career counsellor.

Audience: Adults

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

Waiting for Santa

Join us as we get ready for Christmas with stories, rhymes, and songs.

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

Walk 150: Alexander Calhoun Library, SW

Join Lori Beattie, author of Calgary's Best Walks, for an urban walkabout.Walk for 6-8 km and explore the Elbow River Valley and surrounding neighbourhoods of River Park, Britannia, and Riverdale. The walk takes us through Sandy Beach Park, to hidden stairways and paths and fantastic escarpment viewpoints. Language of guides: English & Mandarin

Audience: All Ages

Walk 150: Bowness Library, NW

Join Lori Beattie, author of Calgary's Best Walks, for an urban walkabout. Walk through the community of Bowness to the single-track hilly trails and a waterfall in Bowmont Natural Environment Park.

Audience: All Ages

Welcome to Canada: Accessing Your Benefits

Learn about a variety of social benefits available to newcomers. In partnership with the Calgary Bridge Foundation, In School Settlement Program. Register by calling 403.230.7745.

Audience: Adults - Ages 18 and up

Welcome to Canada: School Systems in Calgary

Learn about school systems, program choices, school fees and rebates, and homework help resources. In partnership with the Calgary Bridge Foundation for Youth. Register by calling 403.230.7745.

Audience: Adults - Ages 18 and up

Words and Wiggles

Check out our updated program! Learn new ideas for play with your preschooler in this active program that explores all five senses through movement, play, story, and song.

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

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