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  5. Calendar Overlay Settlement Services & Temporary Foreign Worker (3)
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Banff's Special Events

  1. Wildfire Hazards Cleanup Day

    May 8, 2021, All Day

    This Saturday, May 8, is Wildfire Hazards Cleanup Day. Homeowners are encouraged to spend a few hours in their yards reducing the accumulation of vegetation and debris that contribute to wildfire spread when fire danger climbs in the summer.

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  2. Wildfire Forum

    May 12, 2021, 6:30 PM

    Learn about wildfire safety at the annual Wildfire Forum. Learn from local and regional experts on wildfires and how to keep your home safe. This year's forum will be held virtually. Check back for updates on how to participate.

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  3. Bear Aware Online

    May 19, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Attend a Bear Aware webinar hosted by the Town of Banff and Parks Canada to learn how to be safe in bear country. Join two Parks Canada wildlife specialists for a 75-minute session which includes a presentation on identifying bears, understanding their behaviours, and tips on how to prevent bear encounters and the opportunity to ask questions. Presenters: Sarah Fassina and Blair Fyten, Parks Canada - Banff National Park. All ages.

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  4. Fenlands Renewal Online Public Workshop

    May 19, 2021, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

    Please join us in this workshop to share your thoughts on recreation in Banff today and what could be done to The Fenlands to help residents get the most out of the recreation centre in the future.

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  5. Banff Farmers Market

    May 26, 2021, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    The Banff Farmers Market is held every Wednesday in the summer in the Central Park parking lot.

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BanffLIFE Events

  1. Via Ferrata

    May 25, 2021, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    Italian for “iron road,” via ferrata is an easy way to safely explore the mountains. A guide will lead you along and up the 180m rock face on Mount Stelfox, while you are attached to the iron cable and bolts fixed into the side of a mountain. This trip is a fun way to try out climbing. No previous experience required

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  2. Intro to Rock Climbing

    May 27, 2021, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    Learn the basics of rock climbing in the Canadian Rockies from some of the best climbers and guides in the Bow Valley. The course will provide the gear you need, safety procedures, hazard identification, rock movement, rope work, belaying, and lowering on top climbs. No previous experience required.

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Community Programs, Activities & Drop-In Sports

  1. Mountain Adventurers

    May 7, 2021, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Mountain Adventurers is an outdoor program designed for Grades 4-5 and 6-8 on PD half day Fridays from noon – 4 p.m. Students will go canoeing, mountain biking, rock climbing, cross country skiing and much more.

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  2. Yoga at the Library Online

    May 7, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Join the library on Facebook for fun and relaxing yoga classes with our resident yoga instructor, Chie Fujimaru. All levels are welcome.

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  3. Once Upon an Alphabet Online

    May 8, 2021, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

    Join the library on Facebook every Saturday morning for fun and interactive rhymes, songs, stories, and crafts that help children to develop early literacy skills. New craft kits are available for pick-up and delivery every week. For children ages 0-5 and their parents/caregivers.

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  4. Move & Groove Super Saturday Storytime Online

    May 8, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @

    Join the library on Facebook every Saturday morning for a fun and lively storytime that promotes playful active learning and healthy lifestyles through dance, yoga, and meditation. Designed for children ages 5 and up, but open to all!

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  5. Blended Emergency First Aid with CPR C/AED

    May 9, 2021, 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM

    Basic course offering lifesaving first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the workplace or home. Course meets legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.

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  6. Blended Standard First Aid with CPR

    May 9, 2021, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Comprehensive 16 hour course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at work or home. Course meets legislation requirements for provincial/ territorial worker safety and insurance boards and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.

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  7. Standard First Aid Recertification

    May 9, 2021, 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM

    Eight-hour re-certification of current Standard First Aid CPR C /AED for those whose certification is due to expire. This course must be taken prior to certification expiry date, otherwise you will be required to take the full program again. This is mandated by the Canadian Red Cross.

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  8. 50+ Fitness

    May 10, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    A fun fitness program that focuses on cardiovascular, muscular strengthening, core, and balance that ends with a stretch. Ages 50+. Registration will remain open until the day before the last class of each session.

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  9. Yin Yoga

    May 10, 2021, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Featuring mostly traditional yin postures with some flow to help warm up our bodies. Great for beginners or those who want to deepen their practice. Leave relaxed and reconnected. Ages 16+.

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  10. Baby Storytime Online

    May 12, 2021, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @

    Join the library on Facebook page every Wednesday morning for fun and interactive rhymes, songs, lap bounces, and felt board stories that help to promote early language development and literacy skills and positive child-adult interaction and bonding. For children ages 0-2 and their parents/caregivers.

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  11. Preschool Storytime Online

    May 12, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Join the library on Facebook every Wednesday morning for fun and interactive rhymes, songs, and stories that help children to develop early literacy skills. For children ages 2-5 and their parents/caregivers.

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  12. 50+ Fitness

    May 13, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    A fun fitness program that focuses on cardiovascular, muscular strengthening, core, and balance that ends with a stretch. Ages 50+. Registration will remain open until the day before the last class of each session.

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  13. Once Upon an Alphabet Online

    May 15, 2021, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

    Join the library on Facebook every Saturday morning for fun and interactive rhymes, songs, stories, and crafts that help children to develop early literacy skills. New craft kits are available for pick-up and delivery every week. For children ages 0-5 and their parents/caregivers.

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  14. Move & Groove Super Saturday Storytime Online

    May 15, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @

    Join the library on Facebook every Saturday morning for a fun and lively storytime that promotes playful active learning and healthy lifestyles through dance, yoga, and meditation. Designed for children ages 5 and up, but open to all!

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  15. Babysitter Certification

    May 16, 2021, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Babysitting care giving skills for youth 11 - 17 years old. Participants learn how to provide care to children in a variety of age groups, and how to prevent and respond to emergencies. The course also offers youth the skills to promote themselves as babysitters to prospective families. This is a Red Cross program. Program will run online if we cannot offer in-person session.

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  16. Yoga at the Library Online

    May 16, 2021, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    Join the library on Facebook for fun and relaxing yoga classes with our resident yoga instructor, Chie Fujimaru. All levels are welcome.

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  17. 50+ Fitness

    May 17, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    A fun fitness program that focuses on cardiovascular, muscular strengthening, core, and balance that ends with a stretch. Ages 50+. Registration will remain open until the day before the last class of each session.

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  18. Yin Yoga

    May 17, 2021, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Featuring mostly traditional yin postures with some flow to help warm up our bodies. Great for beginners or those who want to deepen their practice. Leave relaxed and reconnected. Ages 16+.

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  19. Baby Storytime Online

    May 19, 2021, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @

    Join the library on Facebook page every Wednesday morning for fun and interactive rhymes, songs, lap bounces, and felt board stories that help to promote early language development and literacy skills and positive child-adult interaction and bonding. For children ages 0-2 and their parents/caregivers.

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  20. Preschool Storytime Online

    May 19, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Join the library on Facebook every Wednesday morning for fun and interactive rhymes, songs, and stories that help children to develop early literacy skills. For children ages 2-5 and their parents/caregivers.

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  21. Guided Meditation Online

    May 19, 2021, 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    Join the library's resident yoga instructor, Chie Fujimaru, for guided meditation classes that explore different techniques and the benefits of practicing. You may want to have a chair or yoga mat, cushion, and pen and notebook handy. Please register

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  22. 50+ Fitness

    May 20, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    A fun fitness program that focuses on cardiovascular, muscular strengthening, core, and balance that ends with a stretch. Ages 50+. Registration will remain open until the day before the last class of each session.

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  23. Yoga at the Library Online

    May 21, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Join the library on Facebook for fun and relaxing yoga classes with our resident yoga instructor, Chie Fujimaru. All levels are welcome.

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  24. Once Upon an Alphabet Online

    May 22, 2021, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

    Join the library on Facebook every Saturday morning for fun and interactive rhymes, songs, stories, and crafts that help children to develop early literacy skills. New craft kits are available for pick-up and delivery every week. For children ages 0-5 and their parents/caregivers.

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  25. Move & Groove Super Saturday Storytime Online

    May 22, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @

    Join the library on Facebook every Saturday morning for a fun and lively storytime that promotes playful active learning and healthy lifestyles through dance, yoga, and meditation. Designed for children ages 5 and up, but open to all!

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  26. Youth Art In-Person

    May 25, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    These art sessions are based on using acrylic paints as a primary medium. Exploring landscapes, abstract and multimedia design students will learn valuable techniques that they can apply to their canvases and create stunning works of art. Open to all genders and abilities. Ages 10 - 17.

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  27. Baby Storytime Online

    May 26, 2021, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @

    Join the library on Facebook page every Wednesday morning for fun and interactive rhymes, songs, lap bounces, and felt board stories that help to promote early language development and literacy skills and positive child-adult interaction and bonding. For children ages 0-2 and their parents/caregivers.

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  28. Preschool Storytime Online

    May 26, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Join the library on Facebook every Wednesday morning for fun and interactive rhymes, songs, and stories that help children to develop early literacy skills. For children ages 2-5 and their parents/caregivers.

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  29. Art - Acrylics for Adults In-Person

    May 26, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    A beginner art class designed to teach students about the fundamentals of using acrylic paints. Learn how to mix colours, the many uses of paint brushes, refining techniques and composition from start to finish. We will create one image on a larger canvas to work on skills and discover your own artistic flair. A fun environment to learn something new! All genders and abilities. Ages 16+.

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  30. 50+ Fitness

    May 27, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    A fun fitness program that focuses on cardiovascular, muscular strengthening, core, and balance that ends with a stretch. Ages 50+. Registration will remain open until the day before the last class of each session.

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  31. Youth Yoga

    May 27, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Now more than ever kids need a positive outlet where they can create a peaceful state of mind. Youth Yoga promotes positive body image, healthy thoughts and builds confidence in our abilities. The great part of a yoga practice is how it compliments all our other activities and instills a non-competitive environment. The perfect after school wind down from the week! Open to all genders and abilities. Ages 10 - 17.

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  32. Virtual Book Club with Mojo Anderson

    May 27, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Book Club is back at the Banff Public Library! Join the library the last Thursday of the month and get together with Mojo Anderson to discuss different books around each month's theme. The theme for May is Mysteries. Share your favourite whodunnit or just enjoy the literary conversation and learn about titles you might like to read. Please register for the Virtual Book Club through our website by noon on Wednesday, May 26

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  33. Gentle Yoga & Meditation (in person only)

    May 28, 2021, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

    Introducing a slower pace class that helps to strengthen and create more flexibility for your body and mind. This is ideal for anyone wanting to release tension throughout the body and practice the art of relaxation through a guided lying down meditation. Open to all genders and abilities. Ages 16+.

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  34. Once Upon an Alphabet Online

    May 29, 2021, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

    Join the library on Facebook every Saturday morning for fun and interactive rhymes, songs, stories, and crafts that help children to develop early literacy skills. New craft kits are available for pick-up and delivery every week. For children ages 0-5 and their parents/caregivers.

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  35. Kids Art In-Person

    May 29, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Do you have a young artist in your home that can paint and create all day? This session introduces kids to acrylic painting, colour mixing and drawing fundamentals of woodland creatures of the park. It’s a fun and nurturing environment where kids have the opportunity to paint on canvas and illustrate on multimedia paper. Open to all genders and abilities. Ages 6 - 9.

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  36. Move & Groove Super Saturday Storytime Online

    May 29, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @

    Join the library on Facebook every Saturday morning for a fun and lively storytime that promotes playful active learning and healthy lifestyles through dance, yoga, and meditation. Designed for children ages 5 and up, but open to all!

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  37. Blended Emergency First Aid with CPR C/AED

    May 30, 2021, 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM

    Basic course offering lifesaving first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the workplace or home. Course meets legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Ages 16+.

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  38. Blended Standard First Aid with CPR

    May 30, 2021, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Comprehensive 16 hour course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at work or home. Course meets legislation requirements for provincial/ territorial worker safety and insurance boards and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Ages 16+.

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  39. Standard First Aid Recertification

    May 30, 2021, 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM

    Eight-hour re-certification of current Standard First Aid CPR C /AED for those whose certification is due to expire. This course must be taken prior to certification expiry date, otherwise you will be required to take the full program again. This is mandated by the Canadian Red Cross. Ages 16+.

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  40. Yoga at the Library Online

    May 30, 2021, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    Join the library on Facebook for fun and relaxing yoga classes with our resident yoga instructor, Chie Fujimaru. All levels are welcome.

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Council Meetings

  1. Special Meeting of Council

    May 10, 2021, 9:00 AM

    A Special Meeting of Council has been scheduled for May 10 at 9 a.m.

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  2. Regular Council Meeting

    May 10, 2021, 2:00 PM @ Banff Town Hall

    Regular Meeting of Banff Town Council

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  3. Regular Council Meeting

    May 25, 2021, 2:00 PM @ Banff Town Hall

    Regular Meeting of Banff Town Council

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Settlement Services & Temporary Foreign Worker

  1. Rights, Responsibilities, and Rules for Permanent Residents of Canada

    May 11, 2021, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Presented online with Zoom

    A FREE online session for all Permanent Residents of Canada and anyone who has submitted an application for Permanent Residency. Find out about: • Your rights and responsibilities as a PR • How to keep or lose your PR status • Important things to know about your PR card • How Covid-19 is affecting permanent residents with travelling to and from Canada • Community and government resources Your questions answered! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Please visit this link to register: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PRSessionMay11 For more information, or to get help registering, please email settlement.programmer@banff.ca or call 403-762-1144.

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  2. Canadian Citizenship information session: The Citizenship application and process have changed!!

    May 17, 2021, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Presented online with Zoom

    THE CITIZENSHIP APPLICATION AND PROCESS HAVE CHANGED! This free online session is for Permanent Residents of Canada who are interested in becoming Canadian Citizens. We will discuss IMPORTANT changes to the application and process. Find out about: • NEW, REQUIRED application package • NEW application process • Most current eligibility requirements • Why become a Canadian Citizen • COVID-19 impacts on testing and ceremony • Official government resources …and much more! Monday, May 17 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Presented online with Zoom You will need a phone, tablet or computer and an internet connection to join. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please visit this link to register: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CitizenshipMay17 For more information, or to get help registering, please email settlement.programmer@banff.ca or call 403.762.1144.

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  3. Rights, Responsibilities, and Rules for Permanent Residents of Canada

    May 27, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Presented online with Zoom

    A FREE online session for all Permanent Residents of Canada and anyone who has submitted an application for Permanent Residency. Find out about: • Your rights and responsibilities as a PR • How to keep or lose your PR status • Important things to know about your PR card • How Covid-19 is affecting permanent residents with travelling to and from Canada • Community and government resources Your questions answered! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Please visit this link to register: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PRSessionMay27 For more information, or to get help registering, please email settlement.programmer@banff.ca or call 403-762-1144.

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Town Committees

  1. Cancelled - Governance and Finance Committee

    May 10, 2021, 9:00 AM @ Banff Town Hall

    This meeting has been cancelled.

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  2. Municipal Planning Commission

    May 12, 2021, 9:00 AM @ Banff Town Hall

    The Municipal Planning Commission (MPC) meets the second Wednesday of each month at 9 a.m. in council chambers at Banff Town Hall.

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  3. Banff Housing Corporation Board

    May 19, 2021, 8:30 AM @ Banff Town Hall

    The Banff Housing Corporation board meets the third Wednesday of every month at 8:30 a.m. at Banff Town Hall.

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  4. Development Appeal Board

    May 20, 2021, 9:00 AM

    The Development Appeal Board (DAB) will hold a hearing on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 9 a.m. to hear the following appeal against a decision of the Development Officer to revoke the Bed and Breakfast Home Permit 19DP74 on April 23, 2021.

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  5. Banff Heritage Corporation

    May 20, 2021, 1:30 PM @ Banff Town Hall

    The Banff Heritage Corporation meets on the third Thursday of every other month at 1:30 p.m. Meetings are approximately two hours, based on the work requirements of the committee.

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  6. Governance and Finance Committee

    May 25, 2021, 9:00 AM @ Banff Town Hall

    The Town of Banff Governance and Finance Committee reviews financial policies, financial statements, fees and charges and the Financial Plan. Meetings are held in the council chamber and are open to the public. The Mayor and Town Councillors are the sole members of the committee.

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  7. Banff Public Library board

    May 26, 2021, 6:00 PM @ Banff Public Library

    The Banff Public Library Board is appointed by council and oversees the operation of Banff's public library. The board meets the second Wednesday of each month at 5 p.m.

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