Little Red Reading House exterior

The Little Red Reading House

Located in Inglewood, Calgary, the Little Red Reading House is a community-based branch of UCalgary's Owerko Centre 

Calgary Reads Big Book Sale

Held annually, proceeds from the Calgary Reads Big Book Sale support literacy projects across the community, including the Little Red Reading House. The Big Book Sale relies on generous donations from community members. 

How you can get involved: 

Host a book drive

Inspire your friends, family, neighbours and co-workers to donate their gently used books

Download the book drive kit

Donate books

You can donate your gently used books between April 26 – May 5 at the Calgary Curling Club. There will also be ‘stuff a truck days’ at other locations in Calgary’s NW, SE and SW. 

Learn more about donating books

Buy books

The book sale takes place May 10-20 at the Calgary Curling Club, where more than 175,000 gently used and wonderfully organized books will be waiting for you.

Learn more about the book sale