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: 08/Aug/2019 - To: 31/Oct/2019 - 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

Bat Basics

Discover the world of bats, and bust some bat-phobic myths. In partnership with the Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation.

Audience: Kids - Ages 7 to 12

Beyond Little Green Men

Draw your very own Martian and habitat with guidance from Illustrator Sandy Nichols.

Audience: Kids - Ages 8 to 12

Catch Me If You Can

Do you have what it takes to be Sherlock Holmes? Test your powers of observation and deduction as you use forensic science to solve the mystery of the missing munchies. Fingerprints, footprints, and invisible ink – oh my! Celebrating Science Literacy Week in partnership with Scientists in School.

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

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

Explore Earth, Our Oceans and Space

Explore rocks & minerals and Earth’s oceans, make an earthquake, identify and classify trilobite fossils, and investigate space travel. In partnership with Science Literacy Week and Earth Science for Society.

Audience: All Ages

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

FIRST LEGO League Jr. Mission Moon

Practice engineering skills by building a moon base using LEGO. Explore questions and solve challenges associated with life on the moon.

Audience: Kids - Ages 8 to 10

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! Celebrating Science Literacy Week in partnership with Scientists in School.

Audience: Kids - Ages 4 to 12

Guided Drawing

Join Visual Artist Jaye Benoit for a guided drawing workshop. Explore lines, shapes, patterns, and colours using sharpie markers and water. Walk away with your own masterpiece. In partnership with the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium.

Audience: Kids & Teens - Ages 8 to 16

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

Hour of Code: Go Wild

Get creative with all kinds of critters. Learn basic coding skills through fun animal-themed tutorials.

Audience: Kids - Ages 7 to 12

Hour of Code: Princess Power

Learn basic coding skills with your favourite princesses as they explore, create art, and make fun games.

Audience: Kids - Ages 7 to 12

Introduction to Toastmasters International for Kids

Develop skills in speaking and presentation, and increase your self-confidence, for kids new to Toastmasters.

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

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

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 Art: Ages 6 to 8

Get ready for fun, hands-on arts activities for kids.

Audience: Kids - Ages 6 to 8

Make it Messy Science: Ages 9 to 12

Get ready for fun, hands-on science and engineering activities for kids.

Audience: Kids - Ages 9 to 12

Math + Science = FUN

Do you speak math? Math is the language of science. Explore the power of math as a food scientist mixing your own edible treat, an engineer building a racing car from cups, and a biologist baffling your friends with science. Speak math? Now you do! Celebrating Science Literacy Week in partnership with Scientists in School.

Audience: Kids - Ages 7 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

Mini Museum

Join us for this interactive art workshop as we learn about art work from around the world and create our very own prototype. In partnership with Prototype Museum.

Audience: Kids - Ages 8 to 12

Needs and Wants

Create a list of needs and wants to discover how to make smart choices about money. In partnership with Chartered Professional Accountants Canada.

Audience: Kids - Ages 11 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. In partnership with the Calgary Tesla Society.

Audience: Kids - Ages 8 to 12 independent of a parent/caregiver

Obey Newton: It’s the Law!

Sir Isaac Newton was one smart dude. Explore Newton’s Laws of Motion as you learn how things like to stay put and how your actions always produce a reaction. You will race water droplets, build a car and design and test a rollercoaster. Physics is fun! Celebrating Science Literacy Week in partnership with Scientists in School.

Audience: Kids - Ages 7 to 12

Puppy Room

Join us for an interactive hour of pet therapy. In partnership with Pet Access League Society (PALS).

Audience: Adults & Kids - Ages up to 17

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

Real Live Bug Table

Meet bugs like tarantulas, millipedes, and vinegaroons at the Real Live Bug Table! You can even touch some of them. In partnership with Lady Buggy.

Audience: Kids & Teens - Ages 6 to 17

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

The World of Owls

Discover the awesome world of owls including species found in Alberta, their ecological importance, and threats in the wild. In partnership with Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation.

Audience: Kids - Ages 7 to 12

Ultimate Summer Challenge 2019

Are you up for the challenge? Join us for over 500 FREE programs and awesome prizes for kids, families and teens this summer! Don't forget to pick up your Challenge Map and Summer Kids Guide at any Calgary Public Library location. Find out more at calgarylibrary.ca/summer.

Audience: Kids - Ages up to 12

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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