Free Homework Help

If your kids are heading back to school this fall, we’ve got them covered. Free homework help, available through a variety of in-person and online programs, is available at the Library. Here’s a sampling:

School Support is for students aged 10 to 14. Drop in with your English Language Arts or math assignments to get help from trained volunteers. Visit, click programs, and search ‘School Support’ to find out where and when the program is offered.

Students in Grade 2 to Grade 12 can access free online tutoring at Students in Grade 3 to 12 can prepare for tests and final exams, take lessons, and review coursework at Both resources are aligned with the Alberta curriculum.

2017 Author in Residence

Calgary Public Library’s 2017 Author in Residence is Bruce Hunter, an award-winning writer and poet. Hunter will offer public programs, readings, and individual manuscript consultations, from September 11 to November 24. Whether you’re a beginner or established writer, you can meet with Hunter at Central Library. Email [email protected] starting August 28 to book an appointment.

Saddletowne Early Learning Centre

There’s a new place to play in Calgary! Step inside the transformed space at the Saddletowne Library and discover the five stages of early learning. Play is a priority at the Library, because it’s central to how kids learn and grow. The Saddletowne Early Learning Centre opens mid-September.

Looking for more places to play?

Check out the Early Learning Centres at Fish Creek, Shawnessy, Quarry Park, and Village Square Libraries. Central Library hosts The New Adventures of Engine 23 interactive firetruck exhibit, and the Forest Lawn Library Nature Playground opened in August. Come play!