Library's first elder in residence shares story of early-life challenges

The first elder in residence at the Edmonton Public Library says he has been training to share life stories since he was 14.

That’s when Wilson Bearhead, in the face of racism and abuse, left school and his home on the Paul First Nation to start a new life for himself in the city. 680 more words

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City art conservation staff take great steps to save 50-year-old Norman Yates mural hidden in Stanley Milner Library

The colourful and explosive mural known as West and North, which adorns the University of Alberta’s Education Building, is one of Norman Yates’ most treasured… 685 more words

Local Arts

EPL's Open Data Day Hackathon (& More!) Mar 4

What is Open Data Day you ask?

Open Data Day is an annual celebration of open data all over the world. For the fifth time in history, groups from around the world will create local events on the day where they will use open data in their communities. 175 more words


#Canada150 Day 51

Everybody has a story to tell. Help celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial by creating and sharing your family stories with the Edmonton Public Library today, Family Day in Alberta. 10 more words

Canada 150

Things to do on Family Day 2017 in Edmonton

Monday, Feb. 20 marks Family Day in Alberta.

The holiday was proclaimed by Premier Don Getty in 1990 to promote the importance of families and family values in the province. 481 more words


What to do in Edmonton and area on Family Day

There’s no shortage of family fun to be had in and around Edmonton on Monday’s Family Day holiday. Family Day in Alberta was started by former premier Don Getty and was officially recognized on Feb. 516 more words

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Edmonton man gets 2 years in jail for watching child porn at library

An Edmonton man has been sentenced to two years in jail for looking at child pornography at a public library.

An employee at the Woodcroft branch of the Edmonton Public Library caught Daniel Kelbert on a library computer on Feb. 128 more words