Awards

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Over the years the Edmonton Public Library has been up to some pretty big things, and it has not gone unnoticed. Here's a list of awards EPL has been recognized with over the years:

2016

Accolade EPL CEO Pilar Martinez receives the Library Association of Alberta President's award for making a province wide impact in the library field

Winner EPL's digital local music collection Capital City Records named the 2016 recipient of the CLA/OCLC Award for Innovative Technology 

Winner Mill Woods Branch selected as the winner of the 2016 Library Interior Design Award by the International Interior Design Association and American Library Association

2015

Winner ALA Presidential Citation for Innovative International Library Projects: Outreach Services

Winner ALA Presidential Citation for Innovative International Library Projects: Digital Literacy as a Core Service

2014

Winner EPL is the first Canadian Library to be named 2014 Library of the Year by Library Journal magazine and Gale Cengage Learning - the highest library honour of its kind

Accolade EPL CEO Linda Cook receives the Canadian Library Association's highest honour - Outstanding Service to Librarianship Award

Accolade EPL CEO Linda Cook receives the Library Association of Alberta President's award for making a province wide impact in the library field

Winner Public Library Association (PLA) Polaris Innovation in Technology John Iliff Award for the ME Card

Honorable Mention Urban Libraries Council Top Innovator Nominee in Community-Led and Safe Communities Initiative

Winner American Library Association (ALA) Cutting Edge Service for the ME Libraries Card

Winner Minister's Award for Excellence and Innovation in Public Library Service

Winner Jasper Place Branch received an Award of Merit for architecture at the Prairie Design Awards

Winner Ad Club of Edmonton (ACE) Distinction Award for the centennial timeline video

Winner Summit International Creative Award for the centennial timeline video

Winner Summit International Creative Award for outdoor advertising

Winner Summit International Creative Award for the centennial marketing campaign

Winner International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Edmonton Award of Excellence for the centennial marketing campaign

2013

Winner Community Librarian Amanda Bird received the CLA Emerging Leader award

Winner Jasper Place Branch received an Award of Merit for architecture at the Edmonton Urban Design Awards

2012

Accolade Linda Cook received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

Winner Deputy CEO Pilar Martinez received the CLA/Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship

2011

Winner John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award

Winner Urban Libraries Council Innovator Award - Brand Launch

Second Place 9th Annual International Federation of Library Associations International Marketing Award

Accolade Marketing Director Tina Thomas received the Library Journal Mover and Shaker

Winner Canadian Library Trustees Association Achievement Award for Literacy

Winner International Association of Business Communicators Capital Award

Silver Summit International Creative Award Poster Design

Bronze Summit International Creative Award Booklet Design

2010

Winner Getting Attention! Tagline Award Winner

Gold Summit International Creative Award Logo Redesign

Gold Summit International Creative Award Collateral Redesign

Silver International Davey Award B2C Campaign

Silver International Davey Award Billboard Campaign

Silver International Davey Award Transit Campaign

Silver International Davey Award Low Budget TV Commercials

Bronze Summit International Creative Award TV Campaign

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