All Calgary Public Library locations, including book drops, are temporarily closed until further notice as of March 16 at 12:01 am to help limit the spread of COVID-19. Please check calgarylibrary.ca/covid-19 for regular updates.

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Find the right room for you at 20 Library locations

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The Calgary Public Library is closely monitoring developments related to COVID-19 and following the guidelines from local health authorities.

As a precaution to help limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and support the City's efforts to promote social distancing, the Library has suspended all room bookings for the system.

We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your ongoing support. You can learn more about our response to COVID-19 online.

Rooms can be booked when the Library is open, up to 30 minutes before closing.

Early access for bookings that start right when the Library opens is unavailable.

Exceptions:

  • Quarry Park Library's Program Room and Meeting Room 1 can be booked outside of Library hours, when the YMCA is open.
  • Central Library’s event spaces are available for after-hours bookings. Central Library’s BMO Financial Group Community Room and rooms 0-13 and 0-14 can be booked individually. If you wish to book these large meeting rooms along with the Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall, please visit Event Spaces at Central Library.

Every room is different. Features include:

  • Whiteboards

  • Electrical outlets

  • Audio-visual connections and displays

Creative Studios

Head to Central Library to craft the next great podcast, web series, or video blog. These bookable studios for audio, video, and post-production are self-serve, DIY spaces that can be booked for up to two hours.

Check out our creative studios

If your event has more than 50 attendees, book a large event space.

Host your next event at Central Library, in the Shaikh Family Welcome Gallery, Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall, BMO Financial Group Community Room, or two large meeting rooms.

Browse event spaces at Central Library

Room Use Guidelines

Calgary Public Library meeting rooms can only be booked online or in-person. Requests to book rooms via email or over the phone will be directed to the website.

Use of these spaces is subject to the Calgary Public Library Terms and Conditions of Room Use, the Public Access Network Terms of Use, and the Library’s Code of Conduct.