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New Central Library Grand Opening

800 3 Street SE

Join Calgary Public Library on Thursday, November 1 for the Grand Opening of the New Central Library. At 10:00 am there will be a Doors Opening ceremony, followed by a full day of celebration with free programming, some surprises, and guided tours of the building.

Click here to learn more about Calgary Public Library’s Opening Day celebrations.

Opening Family Weekend continues Saturday, November 3, and Sunday, November 4, with fun, free, family programming. Enjoy live music, crafts, performances, tours, and much more!

This family destination and gathering place was designed to be a landmark structure, built to inspire Calgarians for the next 100 years. Head inside the striking 240,000-square-foot building to find something for everyone. Features include a physical collection of about 450,000 items, the TD Great Reading Room, special programs and spaces for children and teens, a Performance Hall, more than 30 free and bookable meeting spaces, technology and innovation areas, public art, Indigenous Placemaking, and much more.

Earlier Event: October 31
Community Mobile Market
Later Event: November 3
New Central Library Family Fun Weekend