Central Library

However you get here, we've got you covered.

Central Library is located at 800 3 Street SE, directly east of City Hall.

Public bike racks are located on all sides of the building, and bus routes stop on 3 Street SE and on 9 Avenue SE. The closest CTrain stop is City Hall, on both the Red and Blue lines.

There is parking in the City Hall parkade, paid parking lots on the east side of the Library, and paid street parking in the East Village.

You can also find Central Library on the Pedesting app, to help you find the best indoor and outdoor routes through downtown and the East Village.

Take a tour of Central Library

Learn about the stories, history, and architectural features of our keystone location in downtown Calgary. Discover the unique and innovative elements of Central Library’s spaces, services, art and iconic strucutre in a free public tour led by a volunteer guide.

Each tour can accommodate up to 10 drop-in patrons, but registration is strongly recommended.

Book your Library Tour