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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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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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Her Royal Highness, Jann Arden

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[caption id="attachment_9401" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo by Rob McMorris[/caption] The Calgary Public Library Foundation’s signature fundraising event was presented by TD Bank Group and raised more than $350,000 in support of the Library. Jann Arden, the 2017 Award Recipient, captivated the audience when she credited her parents...

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Builders and Shakers

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Last weekend, the Library celebrated its newest construction site. This time, however, the celebrations weren’t focused on the newest building in the Library system, but the opening of its ninth Early Learning Centre.   The Signal Hill Calgary Foundation Early Learning Centre is a construction site just...

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