Sustainable Book Discussion: The Life You Can Save by Peter Singer

October 22, 2009 - 12:00am to 1:30am

Looking for a chance to chat about trends and issues in Calgary these days? Consider joining the Sustainable Book Discussion at the Calgary Public Library.

It is a free and lively discussion of important issues facing Calgarians today. The goal is to share books and discussions that help us understand the world and our place in it in a different way.

The Next Book is…

The Life You Can Save by Peter Singer

Singer examines the disparity between the world’s rich and poor and suggests how, without any significant sacrifice, the world’s richest could save the lives of the world’s poorest.

Join us also November 18, 2009, for Economics for Everyone by Jim Stanford

Stanford, an economist with the Canadian Auto Workers Union and columnist for the Globe and Mail offers this basic primer on economics. He explains the basic features and relationships of modern-day capitalism in a readable way to show how working people fit into the big economic picture – and the points of opportunity where we can try to build a better, fairer system.

The Book Club is free, everyone is welcome – you can drop in or register using with your library card online to ensure a seat at or by calling 403-260-2620.

Please Note:

See for the full book list.

Copies of current books might be available at the 4th Floor Information Desk at the William Castell Central Library. Call (403) 260-2785 to see if you can borrow a copy.


4th Floor North Meeting Room, Calgary Public Library
616 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary , AB