A photo of Bill Ptacek
Bill Ptacek | Photo: Courtesy of Village Brewery

Bill Ptacek

Libraries are key to free and open access to ideas and information

Village Brewery

The new Central Library building is not only beautiful to look at, but it is an unbelievable place to gather.

This is why this week’s episode of Village Radio sees Dave Kelly host Calgary Public Library CEO Bill Ptacek to chat about the new building and what it means for the community.

Among his other initiatives are a full rebranding, a new catalogue and website, a focus on safety, free library cards for all, the growth of the Library’s Foundation, and a refresh in the design and collections at all libraries in the system.

About The Storytelling Project & Village Radio

Calgary Arts Development is pleased to support Village Radio in their efforts to highlight stories of creativity in our city and to encourage everyone to live a creative life.

The Storytelling Project raises awareness about Calgarians who, by living creative lives, are making Calgary a better city, effecting positive change and enriching others’ lives.

Have a story to share? Email us at news@calgaryartsdevelopment.com.

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