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Looking to go green?

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Are you looking to do you your part for the environment but aren’t quite sure where to start? Now it’s easier than ever to reduce your carbon footprint and help green Alberta’s electricity grid. Sandstone Energy, a Calgary based energy company, provides a simple and affordable way...

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The Life of a Book

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Recently, a long overdue book was returned to Bowness Library with the following note: Dear Library Staff, Many years ago I borrowed this book. My mom was contacted shortly after the due date had passed. We didn’t have a lot of money back then to pay the...

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Double Your Support

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Did you know that many employers support employee contributions to charitable and non-profit organizations by matching donations? Add In Founding Partner, BMO Financial Group, maximizes employee contributions from $25 to a maximum of $3,000 annually—a generous way to encourage employees to support organizations they are passionate about...

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Reading with Royalty

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Last Saturday, the Library held its first family-friendly storytime led by local drag queens and kings. Reading with Royalty, which is held in partnership with Calgary Pride and the Fairy Tales Presentation Society, aims to spark imagination and celebrate inclusion and diversity. The inaugural storytime garnered...

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A gift that doesn’t require wrapping

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Many grandparents have a difficult time buying gifts for their grandchildren, and with so many gifts during celebrations, duplicates often occur. To avoid gift-giving troubles, Arthur and Linda asked their 10-year-old granddaughter, Renée, for her Christmas wish list. Instead of providing a list of toys or...

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Switch, Save and Support

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We are proud to announce our new partnership with Sandstone Energy, a Calgary based energy provider, has committed to donating 100% of the income earned through the sale of energy to the Calgary Public Library Foundation for the next 10 years! Sandstone Energy provides electricity and natural gas to homes and businesses. By switching...

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Calgary’s First Express Library

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Rocky Ridge Library at Shane Homes YMCA opened on Monday, January 15. The 3,000-square-foot express library is focused on convenience and is the first of its kind to operate on a self-service model. Members can pick up their holds from self-service lockers, browse collections and borrow...

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