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. 

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From: 01/Nov/2019 - To: 31/May/2020 - Subject: Families

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

Child Minding

Caregivers can participate in Library programs and services while their children are cared for. Led by the YWCA. Supported by the Government of Alberta, Culture and Tourism, Career and Employment Information Services (CEIS), and the Calgary Public Library Foundation.

Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages up to 12

Crack the Code

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

Audience: All Ages

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

Family Literacy Day: Read, Sing, and Play!

"Grow a Reader" and celebrate Family Literacy Day with interactive stories, songs, and rhymes that are fun for all.

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

Firefighter Storytime

Drop in and join Library staff and a Calgary Fire Department firefighter for a special family storytime. Firefighter subject to availability.

Audience: Adults & Kids

Learn English Storytime: German

Join us for rhymes, songs, and stories in English and German.

Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages up to 5

Learn English Storytime: Korean

Join us for rhymes, songs, and stories in English and Korean.

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

Learn English Storytime: Korean - Korean

Join us for rhymes, songs, and stories in English and Korean.

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

Learn English Storytime: Russian

Join us for rhymes, songs, and stories in English and Russian.

Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages up to 5

Learn English Storytime: Spanish

Join us for rhymes, songs, and stories in English and Spanish.

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

Love You Forever

Celebrate Valentine's Day with stories, songs, and rhymes about families.

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

New Year’s Eve Family Party at Central Library!

Celebrate the arrival of 2020 early with family-friendly performances, activities, games, and a holiday dance party.

Audience: All Ages

Reading With Royalty

Celebrate inclusion and diversity with our new glamorous family-friendly storytime program, led by local drag queen and king performers. Supported by ATB Financial.

Audience: All Ages - Ages up to 5

Ring in the Holidays!

Enjoy festive music and cheer with a handbell performance by the Elbow River Bells.

Audience: All Ages

The Calgary Multicultural Orchestra

The Calgary Multicultural Orchestra (CMO) is a social program that uses music education as a vehicle for social change. This free after-school music program for children from challenging backgrounds, ages six to 17, provides free instruments on loan throughout the school year, as well as free music lessons and snacks. The vision of the CMO is a future where all children and youth have the opportunity to learn, make, and share music.

Audience: All Ages

Waiting for Santa

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

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

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