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: Kids

Angry Birds

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

Audience: Kids - Ages 6 to 9

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

Code Club

Learn to code by creating your own game, designing a website, and more. Designed for beginner coders.

Audience: Kids - Ages 10 to 12

Coding Buddies

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

Audience: Kids - Ages 6 to 9

Creative Writing Club

Drop in to play literacy games, work on your creative writing, and get help on your school writing assignments. In partnership with the UCalgary, Department of English.

Audience: Kids & Teens - Ages 8 to 14

Crime Lab

Learn how forensic scientists use chromatography, fingerprinting, and chemical analysis to help solve crimes. In partnership with Let's Talk Science.

Audience: Kids - Ages 9 to 12

ELL School Success

Children develop their English language literacy skills while parents learn how to support their children’s language learning.

Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages 6 to 8 with a parent/caregiver

Engineering for Kids

Uncover the fun in STEM learning through hands-on engineering activities. In partnership with Engineering For Kids.

Audience: Kids - Ages 7 to 12 independent of a parent/caregiver

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

FIRST LEGO League Jr. Aqua Adventure

Practice engineering skills in this new STEM program where you build a water station with LEGO. Navigate the uncharted waters of this important natural resource while completing team challenges.

Audience: Kids - Ages 8 to 10

Flipbook Animation

Make your own cartoons by learning simple animation through creating flipbooks. In partnership with the Quickdraw Animation Society.

Audience: Kids - Ages 8 to 12

Good Clean Fun!

Fun with soap and water? You’ll be amazed when you make fireworks in a cup, explore surface tension, and make your own soapy work of art. Explore millions of bubbles and make your own bath bomb to take home! In partnership with Scientists in School.

Audience: Kids - Ages 4 to 12

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

Introduction to Engineering for Girls!

Learn about engineering while working on different challenges with the Robogals. This program is designed especially for girls.

Audience: Kids - Ages 8 to 12

Kitchen Chemistry

Explore everyday chemistry in the kitchen by investigating chemical properties, and reactions that occur between fats, sugars, and starches. In partnership with Mad Science.

Audience: Kids - Ages 6 to 12

Learn to Draw

Come join a fun lesson with Young Rembrandts as they teach drawing, the basis of all visual arts.

Audience: Kids - Ages 6 to 12

LEGO Club

Join us to build, create, and explore! LEGO provided.

Audience: Kids & Teens

Life Without the Sun?

It makes our summers warm, and a whole lot more. Explore how the sun powers all life on earth. In partnership with the Faculty of Science, UCalgary.

Audience: Kids - Ages 8 to 12

Magic Bean Garden

Join us for enchanted folktales and then prepare to get dirty while planting your very own magic garden.

Audience: Kids - Ages 5 to 8

Make it Messy Art Camp: Ages 6 to 8

Get ready for fun, hands-on art activities for kids in this week-long camp.

Audience: Kids - Ages 6 to 8

Make it Messy Science Camp: Ages 6 to 8

Get ready for fun, hands-on science and engineering activities for kids in this week-long camp.

Audience: Kids - Ages 6 to 8

Make Your Own Art

Work with artist Jake Joy Mulyk to create a cityscape painting of your own to take home. Learn to transfer a line drawing, then build up layers of colour with watercolours and ink. All supplies included.

Audience: Kids - Ages 8 to 12

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.

Audience: Kids - Ages 6 to 12

Nikola Tesla: Tamer of Electricity

Learn why Tesla's inventions are so important and experience demos of a plasma globe, levitating light bulb, and theremin. Develop your interest in science while exploring the work of eminent scientists. In partnership with the Calgary Tesla Society.

Audience: Kids & Teens - Ages 8 to 15 independent of a parent/caregiver

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

Robotics with Robogals

Learn to code using LEGO Mindstorms robots.

Audience: Kids - Ages 8 to 12

Robotics with Robogals for Girls!

Learn to code using LEGO Mindstorms robots. This program is designed especially for girls.

Audience: Kids - Ages 8 to 12

School Support: Math

Bring your math assignments for help from trained volunteers. Explore digital resources to support school success.

Audience: Kids & Teens - Ages 10 to 14

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

Story PALS

Trained Pet Access League Society (PALS) volunteers and their highly socialized dogs provide a calm, accepting presence for struggling readers to practise reading aloud.

Audience: Kids - Ages 6 to 12

Toastmasters International for Kids

Learn, practice and improve your communication and leadership skills through practical experience in a safe environment that encourages self-confidence. If you do not attend the first class, your place may be given to someone on the waiting list. In partnership with Toastmasters International.

Audience: Kids - Ages 9 to 12 independent of a parent/caregiver

VR Explorers

Imagine climbing Mount Everest or scuba diving in the Galapagos Islands! Join an immersive virtual reality journey with Google Expeditions.

Audience: Kids - Ages 6 to 12

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