Creators and Consumers

This week: how do we shift from being consumers of culture to becoming creators? We speak to writer Lizzie Derksen about the long road to calling herself, well, a writer. 35 more words


EPL sees explosion of digital content and e-Usage

WATCH ABOVE: The Edmonton Public Library has seen a recent explosion of digital content and e-Usage. Emily Mertz has the details.

EDMONTON — Every three seconds, someone is borrowing something from the… 473 more words


EPL fundraising event's `Books2Eat' on Saturday


Books2Eat Gala

Pow! Crash! Zoom your way to the Edmonton Public Library Books2Eat Gala – one of Edmonton’s most fun and unique fundraising events, uniting the literary and culinary worlds in support of a fantastic service. 218 more words

Have your cake and read it, too, at Edmonton Public Library's Books2Eat gala fundraiser April 18

Cake is at the centre of this weekend’s Books2Eat Gala, a fundraiser for the Edmonton Public Library. All the right people will be there, including the library’s honourary chair, the uber-cool Sarah Chan, and, oh yes, her husband, merely the mayor, Don Iveson. 97 more words

Eat My Words

Recording Edmonton's history through "In Your Own Words" project

The biggest snowstorm of Edmonton’s history is buried somewhere in the city’s archives but a group of Edmontonians want to dig out the best winter stories that didn’t necessarily make the headlines. 202 more words


EPL, City to celebrate Int'l Open Data Day with Open Data Day Hackathon

International Open Data Day 2015

Edmonton Public Library and the City of Edmonton are partnering again to celebrate International Open Data Day 2015. We have a number of excellent events lined up this year. 510 more words

Library users encouraged to make a sound

Aspiring musicians are now able to record their songs at the Stanley A. Milner Library.

Two soundbooths with microphones, an iMac with recording software (GarageBand, Ableton, Reason), two guitars and a bass are available in the EPL Makerspace. 189 more words

Plugged In