What we do

Making a Difference in the Lives of Calgarians

Success Stories

The Calgary Public Library is unparalleled in its ability to open the doors to opportunity. It has an impact on the city’s economic and social well-being, helps to change lives, opens the doors to opportunity through literacy and knowledge and brings people together to build community. Discover a few of the ways that support from generous Calgarians and the Library are improving our city below.

Community Impact Reports

FEATURE STORY: 2015 Year in Review


With $7.4 million raised, this was the year we broke the record for funds raised annually for a Canadian library. In 2015, Library patrons and donors made remarkable progress for Add In—the Campaign for Calgary’s Library, and towards creating the best public library in the world.


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