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The Library has everything students need for going back to school this year. Whether they’re in a classroom or learning at home, find fun and free study support with these Library resources. There are tools for online homework help, virtual tutoring, learning activities, and more.

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Starting 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. 

Step into the Spine-Chilling 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

Can you tell what’s real?

Media has a strong influence on how we see the world. Students in Grades 4  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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Spark curiosity with science eResources 

These free eResources have been curated by staff to support a variety of science topics, from watching videos to solving puzzles and trying hands-on science experiments.

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Learn about technology and engineering 

Build on your knowledge of how things work by exploring these technology and engineering eResources. These interactive puzzles, videos, and book recommendations are all selected by staff. 


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eResources for young readers 

Foster a lifelong love of reading with new adventures and characters. These eResources give you free access to new titles, including readalong animated books, along with the ability to practice reading comprehension. 


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Develop math skills with these eResources 

We can help take the stress out of studying with these free, online eResources. Make learning math a breeze with content tailored specifically for students developing their math skills. 

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Get crafty with these artistic eResources 

These eResources will help students channel their inner artist and discover the joy in creating, with these family-friendly craft ideas and inspiration. 


Start creating 

Support bilingual literacy 

These free eResources help kids learn, read, and listen to books in French or Spanish. 


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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