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Students

Bringing resources to students, caregivers, and educators

The Library has everything you need to succeed this school year. Whether you’re at home or in a classroom, you can find free educational support with these Library resources. Explore our Digital Library to find more tools for online homework help, virtual tutoring, learning activities, and more.

 

Explore our Digital Library

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Librarian On-Call

Need fresh ideas, information, or insight? The Librarian On-Call offers office hours to support educators by answering questions related to resources for remote learning, virtual field trips to the Library, and virtual classroom programs.

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Kindergarten is a big deal!

Celebrate your child's first school year with a free, limited-edition Kindergarten Card designed by the 2019 Children's Illustrator in Residence, Lyndsay Wasko. This collector’s card is only for children entering kindergarten this fall, so make sure you add it to your kindergartener’s list of back-to-school essentials. Visit your community library to take home a free Kindergarten Card today.

Resources for Students

Improve remote learning 
Teen eResources 

Studying at home can be stressful, but these free online tools may help make it a little bit easier. Check out a wide variety of quality digital resources to supplement your study sessions. 

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Count and calculate
Math eResources

Make learning math a breeze with content tailored specifically for students developing their math skills. Take the stress out of studying with these free eResources.

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Spark curiosity
Science eResources

Explore and discover the world around us. These free eResources encourage students to keep their hands busy with science experiments and topics they’ll want to learn more about.

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Keep on reading
Literacy eResources

Get ready to embark on new adventures and practice reading comprehension. These free eResources give you access to new titles, including read-along animated books.

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Get crafty
Art eResources

Looking for family-friendly craft ideas and inspiration? These free eResources will help students channel their inner artist, think outside of the box, and discover the joy in creating.

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Build the future
Tech & Engineering eResources

How are things are made? How do they work? Feed your curiosity by exploring these free eResources, and discover interactive puzzles, videos, and book recommendations that help you understand.  

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Can you tell what’s real?
Media Literacy eResource

Media has a strong influence on how we see the world. Students in Grades 4 to 6 can learn to analyze the quality of different sources and develop their media literacy skills with this fun online quiz.

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Learn a new language
Language eResources

Hablas francés? Que tal español? These free eResources help kids learn, read, and listen to books in French or Spanish.  

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Step into the Sanitorium

Can you complete this virtual escape room, based on the historic Baker Memorial Sanitorium? Using clues from the Library's archives and resources, teens can dig into the history of this tuberculosis sanitorium, which was once located near Bowness Park.

Enter the Escape Room

Fire safety starts with you

The Fire Safety Activity Book, designed as a joint project between Calgary Fire Department and Calgary Public Library, is available as a free download! There are colouring sheets, puzzles and games for students to learn about home safety and the life of a firefighter.

Download the Fire Safety Activity Book

Resources for Educators and Caregivers

Librarian On-Call

Need fresh ideas, information, or insight? The Librarian On-Call offers office hours to support educators by answering questions related to resources for remote learning, virtual field trips to the Library, and virtual classroom programs.

Book a meeting

Library Hotline

Library Hotline is a chat, email, and phone service that provides support and resources for students, caregivers, and educators. Whether you need a book recommendation, tech support, or help with your schoolwork, our staff are happy to help you. 

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