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In accordance with the Libraries Act, the Calgary Public Library Board, subject to any enactment that limits its authority, has full management and control of the Calgary Public Library and shall, in accordance with the regulations, organize, promote and maintain comprehensive and efficient library services in the City of Calgary and may cooperate with other boards and libraries in the provision of those services.



Board Information

Term length: Up to three (3) years

Term limit: All Members can serve a maximum of 3 consecutive terms, unless Council passes with a two thirds majority, a resolution to reappoint that member (Bylaw 38M2006)

8 Public members

No more than 2 Members of Council

Not fewer than 5 and not more than 10 members.


Monthly, Last Wednesday 5:30 p.m.

Central Library

800 3 Street SE Calgary AB

6 for Board meetings
2 for Committee meetings

The Calgary Public Library Board is not part of the City Clerk's advertisement, recruitment and appointment of the Boards, Commissions and Committees process.

Appointments are made by City Council at the Organizational Meeting of Council in October of each year.


Ineligible to apply:

  • A person who is an employee of the municipal board is not eligible to be a member of that board.

Amanda Robertson
Executive Assistant to the Calgary Public Library Board 
Calgary Public Library 
800 3 Street SE, Calgary, AB T2G 2E7 
Email: board@calgarylibrary.ca

Community Development Committee

Members of the public are invited to attend

Name Position Term Start Term End Status Appointed By
Andrews, Kate Public Member 24 Oct 2023 31 Oct 2026 Active
Councillor Penner, Kourtney Member of Council 01 Nov 2021 31 Oct 2024 Active
Devulapally, Haritha Public Member 28 Oct 2019 31 Oct 2025 Active
Hynes, Gillian Public Member 24 Oct 2023 31 Oct 2026 Active
Khimji, Al-Karim Public Member 12 Apr 2022 31 Oct 2024 Active
Legate, Evan Public Member 15 Nov 2021 31 Oct 2024 Active
Manyfingers, Crystal Public Member 26 Oct 2020 31 Oct 2026 Active
Noga, Aaron Public Member 24 Oct 2023 31 Oct 2026 Active
Saric, Dana Public Member 25 Oct 2022 31 Oct 2024 Active
Wu, Margaret Public Member 24 Oct 2023 31 Oct 2026 Active