Need Wi-Fi? You can now borrow hot spots from Edmonton Public Library

The Edmonton Public Library has added Wi-Fi to the list of products available to adult members to borrow.

On Wednesday, the EPL began loaning Wi-Fi hot spots with unlimited data to adult library cardholders as part of  301 more words

Tech

Cracking the code: Girls sharpen tech skills at Edmonton Public Library program just for them

Girls, take note: geeky delights await at the library. No boys allowed. Well — maybe brothers and cousins.

Edmonton Public Library is running Girls + Code, a free summer program where women teach teen girls to write code. 459 more words

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Paula Simons: Enterprise mission a bold new frontier for Edmonton Public Library

Rental Space, the (not quite) final frontier.

These are the voyages of the Edmonton Public Library. Its three-year mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new readers and new borrowers, to go, boldly, where no library has gone before. 761 more words

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Downtown Stanley A. Milner Library forced to move for up to three years

Edmonton’s Stanley A. Milner will be forced to move for up to three years to accommodate extensive renovations.

“It was a difficult decision,” said chief executive Pilar Martinez, adding she hoped the library could simply work around construction. 219 more words

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Edmonton Public Library targets Next Gen readers with Anthology club

In Edmonton, so much depends on the weather, and fundraising is no exception.

In February, the newly rebranded Anthology (formerly Friends of the Edmonton Public Library) was ready to launch their membership-based “literary club for the culturally curious” and get younger Edmontonians excited about supporting their library. 635 more words

Books

Edmonton Public Library pushes publishers for lower e-book prices

EDMONTON – The Edmonton Public Library has joined forces with a number of libraries across the country to push publishers to lower the price libraries pay for e-books. 342 more words

Consumer