Public Library

In total, there are 18 Calgary Public Library branches sprinkled throughout the city, forming the second most used library system in Canada (after Toronto). Through the Calgary Public Library, Calgarians have access to more than 2.8 million books, CD’s, DVD’s, books on CD and tape, magazines and newspapers, reference books and ESL materials. With a number of programs going on every day, geared towards adults, kids or teens, there is always something new to learn. Calgarians visit their Library more than 5.5 million times in a year for research, enjoyment and inspiration.

The Calgary Public Library Branches are:

W.R. Castell Central Library

616 Macleod Trail SE

Alexander Calhoun Library

3223 - 14th Street SW

Bowness Library

7930 Bowness Road NW

Country Hills Library

11950 Country Village Link NE

Crowfoot Library

8665 Nose Hill Drive NW

Fish Creek Library

11161 Bonaventure Drive SE

Forrest Lawn Library

4807 - 8th Avenue SE

Glenmore Square Library

7740 - 18th Street SE

Louise Riley Library

1904 - 14th Avenue NW

Memorial Park Library

1221 - 2nd Street SW

Nose Hill Library

1530 Northmount Drive NW

Saddletowne Library

7556 Falconridge Blvd NE

Shaganappi Library

3415 - 8th Avenue SW

Shawnessy Library

333 Shawville Blvd. SE

Signal Hill Library

5994 Signal Hill Centre SW

Southwood Library

924 Southland Drive SW

Thornhill Library

6617 Centre Street North

Village Square Library

2623 - 56th Street NE

*Additional libraries are available via colleges & universities amongst other specialized institutions.