Understanding Video Games

The Edmonton Public Library is partnering with the U of A to offer a 10-part virtual university course on video games and their impact. Interested? 202 more words

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150-day countdown to Canada's Confederation celebration starts now

The 150-day countdown to a yearlong, countrywide celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday has begun.

“Countdown activities will be appearing all over Canada, so get ready for bold stunts, large-scale selfies, temporary and permanent installations, and a whole lot more,” said Randy Boissonnault, the MP for Edmonton Centre and the parliamentary secretary to the minister of Canadian heritage. 361 more words

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Edmonton library to loan out cellphone-sized Wi-Fi hot spot devices

In an anonymous customer survey last year, an Edmonton Public Library cardholder had an idea: Why not loan out free Wi-Fi hot spots?

Now, EPL has made that a reality. 380 more words

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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


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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