Central Memorial Park: How a ‘woman with a dream’ and her book-loving friends gave Calgary a library

Posted on Oct 3, 2018 in History
Central Memorial Park: How a ‘woman with a dream’ and her book-loving friends gave Calgary a library

Just after the dawn of the 20th century, when Calgary was small western city of a few thousand people and dusty roads, a group of women decided their rough-and-tumble community needed some sophistication. So they set about to create something to signal that the prairie community had some culture. With determination and grit, they secured $80,000 […]

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