Calling all library patrons! Reflecting on 18 years of change

Linda Cook will retire next year after 18 years leading the Edmonton Public Library.

How long have we been saying books are on their way out? 298 more words

The Edmonton Commons

EPL seeks $62M for renovations to Stanley A. Milner library

(WATCH: Plans are on the table for a multi-million dollar renovation of the Stanley A. Milner Library. But, as Vinesh Pratap reports, there are cost concerns.) 592 more words


I'mma Read Them Books - Arielle's Stack

I’mma read that book.

I’mma school that book. 

I’mma get take that book to college.

I’mma give that book some knowledge.

I’mma read I’mma read I’mma read… 326 more words


Edmonton Public Library expands program helping homeless

Watch above: Edmonton’s Stanley Milner Library houses social workers to help those in need. As Kendra Slugoski reports, the outreach program is expanding.

EDMONTON – The Edmonton Public Library’s outreach program, which aims to support and empower the city’s homeless population, will soon be expanding to five more libraries. 523 more words


Bookstravaganza 2014: The Christmas Book Flood

For those who know even the slightest thing about me, they know that I’m basically obsessed with all things Iceland.  In 2014, following the onset of a direct flight from Edmonton to Reykjavik, I made two separate trips to Iceland, the first in April for a long sight-seeing trip and a writers’ retreat, and the second in November for a music festival (writing and music – my two big things).   289 more words


Read In Week 2014

There are several things I’ve taken away from my time as a Library Assistant in the Children’s Library, but the one that I treasure the most is reading stories to children. 825 more words


From the VC: New Around Edmonton

Whew! Sorry, Pathfinders, it sure has been a while since I’ve posted anything new around here. That’s going to change going forward, especially with the new events and venues we’re adding to Edmonton. 377 more words

From The VC