EPL launches online Emma Hooper book club

Not content to rest on its laurels after being named Library of the Year for 2014, the Edmonton Public Library is launching another in a long line of new and innovative programs. 223 more words


Take the kids to Splash'N Boots at the Arden Theatre

Pyjama Party

Guess what? Our collective, not-so-secret wish to spend the entire day in sleepwear is being facilitated by the fine folks at Cloud Nine Pajamas in honour of their 10th birthday. 576 more words

Family & Child

Partnering for change: It all starts with staff engagement

Pam Ryan is Director, Collections and Technology, at Edmonton Public Library.  She is responsible for a portfolio that includes the Collection Management and Access Division, the IT Services Division and the Web Services and Digital Literacy Initiatives Division, and was part of the team that led EPL’s successful journey to becoming a learning organisation. 46 more words

QPLA 2015 Conference

The Edmonton Public Library

Integrating into a new community can be done in many ways, such as through taking classes, volunteering, or accessing public services. As I am trying to learn more of what Edmonton has to offer, I decided to take a trip to the  168 more words


My pick for the 2015 Alberta Readers' Choice Award

The Alberta Readers’ Choice Award is exactly what it sounds like: we vote, an Alberta author wins $10,000. With two weeks left, things are heating up; each night this week, Edmonton Public Library is hosting a Twitter chat dedicated to one of the short-listed titles. 887 more words


Muffins for Granny--- Residential School Legacy in Canada

I just watched Muffins for Granny, an extremely powerful documentary film consisting of interviews with seven elders who were survivors of residential schools in Canada.   241 more words


The Value of a Library Card

Still wondering if you should attend our 9th Annual Community Pancake Breakfast on Wednesday, July 8 from 7:30 – 10:30 am? Wonder no more! 369 more words