Special Events

All our events are special.

From author readings to book sales, interactive movies to gala evenings, EPL events are always an experience.

Coming Events

 

Books2Buy

Get a great deal on used books, CDs and DVDs. We host 4-5 sales each year. Make sure you don't miss the next one November 14-16, 2014 at the Stanley A. Milner Library.

 

Gallery at Milner
Take in works by local artists in our monthly exhibits on the main floor of the Stanley A. Milner Library downtown. 

 

Film Series at EPL
Free movies! Need we say more?

 

Delivering Happiness
For the second event in the Forward Thinking Speaker Series Join fellow business professionals on October 28th for a light breakafst and a dynamic presentation by Sunny Grosso, Coaching and Cuture Chief at Delivering HappinessTM and leader of the DH@Work team.

 

Past Events

George Kourounis Live 
Former host of "Angry Planet" and storm chaser George Kourounis will be hosting a live speaking event on Tuesday, September 16th in the Stanley A. Milner Library Theatre. Hear him speak about travelling to dangerous places to document the extremes of nature.

 

Mark Frauenfelder: Making Makers
EPL is proud to welcome "Boing Boing" founder Mark Frauenfelder for a series of events on June 16 & 17 in the EPL Makerspace and the Stanley A. Milner Library Theatre.

 

Alberta Readers' Choice Award
Every year the public votes for their favourite Alberta book and EPL awards the author $10,000. The public will be able to vote for their favorite book starting May 1, 2014.

 

EPL Day
Our Centennial is coming to a close, but we want to continue to celebrate with you, our customers! Join us on Thursday, March 13, 2014 for programs, cake and more.

 

Books2Eat
Our annual fundraising gala on Saturday, March 8, 2014 features incredible cakes, amazing silent auction packages and stories from the heart.

 

Freedom to Read Week
Don't take your freedom of thought, belief, opinion and expression for granted. Come celebrate Freedom to Read Week at various branches from Feb 23 to Mar 1, 2014.

 

International Open Data Day Hackathon
Calling all hackers, developers, designers, statisticians and anyone with an interest in open data. EPL and the City of Edmonton are joining forces to celebrate International Open Data Day with a one day hackathon February 22, 9 AM – 5 PM, in the Makerspace at Stanley A. Milner Library. Registration is limited.
 

EPL Squared
The Edmonton Public Library is taking over Churchill Square once again for our third annual EPL Squared outdoor library festival on September 14, 2013