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


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


Michael Hingston: Anthology tells stories of Canada's colonial past and present

For the past two years, Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail has made her living as Edmonton’s historian laureate, our official ambassador on all things old and sepia-tinted in and around the city. 869 more words

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Spring break at Edmonton Public Library: a guide for working parents

I love that our library will use any school break as an excuse to put on a bunch of free programs for kids – or, more than they usually do, because they always have free programs for kids. 825 more words

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Paula Simons: Delicate line between protecting civil liberties of library patrons and the safety of vulnerable children

On Feb. 19, staff at the Woodcroft Library in west-central Edmonton observed a man who appeared to be browsing child pornography on one of the library’s free public access computers. 743 more words

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