As of Sunday, December 13, all locations will be closed. Curbside service is available at some locations. More information at COVID-19 Updates
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Bowness Library

Hours & Location

Bowness Library

Bowness Library

  • Monday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Holidays & Closures

Snow Day – December 22, 2020
Closed All Day

Christmas Eve – December 24, 2020
Closed All Day

Christmas Day – December 25, 2020
Closed All Day

Boxing Day – December 26, 2020
Closed All Day

New Year's Eve – December 31, 2020
Closed All Day

New Year's Day – January 1, 2021
Closed All Day

6532 Bowness Road NW
Calgary, AB
T3B 0E8

Centralized Info: (403) 260-2600

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Bowness Library is closed for in-person visits, and continues to offer curbside holds pick-up service. Please check the open hours of the location before visiting. You will receive an email or phone call from Library staff when your holds are ready for pick-up.

Features

  • Accessible

  • After-hours materials return

  • Children's space

  • Computers & Printers

  • Meeting Rooms

  • Study space

  • Free Wi-Fi

History of Bowness Library

Bowness Library was added to the Calgary Public Library system in 1964, when the town of Bowness was amalgamated into the city of Calgary. Initially located in the local community recreation hall, Bowness Library moved to a spot in the Bowness Shopping Centre in 1970.

The northwest Library moved again in 1979 to a larger leased location, at 7930 Bowness Road. Bowness Library moved to its current location in 2012, in the old Bow Cycle Building at 6532 Bowness Road.

Photo: Calgary Public Library Archives, Our Story in Pictures

 

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