The New Calgary Central Library Grand Opening Events

Join us for the opening of the new Central Library! Starting November 1 and continuing through the weekend, there will be live music, crafts, performances, tours, and much more.

Please note that 8 Avenue SE (between 3 Street SE and 4 Street SE) will be closed November 1 to 4 for opening celebrations.

Thursday, November 1, 2018: Opening Night with Chris Hadfield 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Friday, November 2, 2018: Lit Gala 7:30 pm

Saturday, November 3, 2018: Opening Family Fun Weekend 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday, November 4, 2018: Opening Family Fun Weekend 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

General and Architecture Tours During Opening Week


While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes.

Location: The New Central Library - 800 3 Street SE, Calgary