Calgary Public Library

Kids and Teen Library Programs


Description
Provides free programs for children, teens, and their families at public libraries.

Service offers:

  • age specific story time programs for children age 6 months to 5 years
  • summer reading programs
  • Reading Buddies program, where teen volunteers help readers in grade 1 to 3 who require support
  • Computer Buddies program, where teen volunteers help children in grades 1 to 6 explore computers
  • youth literacy programs, such as teen book clubs, writing programs, public speaking programs
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Homework Help program and ESL Teen Talk
  • special programs including music, literacy, gaming, theatre, book clubs, public speaking, drawing and writing, computer literacy and parenting
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • children and teens
  • children up to 5 years must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, To access service, pre-register at your local branch.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
403-260-2600
Web Site
http://www.calgarylibrary.ca
Email
information@calgarylibrary.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Steep access ramp with handrail from parking lot; four designated parking spaces, street parking and convenient drop-off zone. Wheelchair accessible: washrooms, telephone, computer catalogue, study tables.Other disabled access: Yes - Universal Access PC- keyboards, touchboards, large print, adjustable wheelchair & scooter workstation, screen reader, magnifier, scanner for digitizing text, voice-based word processing, word predicting software and head mouse.
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit, Registered Charity / Foundation
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
March 7, 2018
Address
2623 56 Street NE
Calgary, AB, T1Y 6E7
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Hours of Operation
Mon
09:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Tue
09:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Wed
09:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Thu
09:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Fri
09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Sat
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sun
12:00 PM - 05:00 PM