Today is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, or Orange Shirt Day. As such all EPL locations are closed for the day for staff and customers to reflect.
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
By Pilar MartinezSeptember 29, 2021
The Edmonton Public Library (EPL) will observe the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Thursday, September 30 as designated by the federal government as a general holiday and all EPL locations will be closed to recognize the day. EPL acknowledges the tragic legacy of the residential schools and remains committed to the TRC’s Calls…
Meet Amarjeet Sohi, who is running to be Mayor. What is your favourite library memory or experience? As a newcomer, going to the library to grab books to learn English. What book is on your nightstand (or on your eReader or tablet) right now? The New Urban Crisis by Richard Florida What is one book…
Meet Malik Chukwudi, who is running to be Mayor. What is your favourite library memory or experience? My favorite library memory is going into my small town library and asking the librarian which book I should read next. She wouldn't just hand you a best seller—she would ask lots of questions and wander the stacks…
Meet Joshua Wolchansky who is running to join our City Council. What ward are you running in? O-Day'Min What is your favourite library memory or experience? I was happy to serve on the Edmonton Public Library Youth Advisory Council (YAC) in my youth. While I believe the YAC initiative is no longer active, I was…
The Importance of Representation in Children’s Books
By Lori BlaheySeptember 20, 2021
Learn why accurate representation of different cultures, including Indigenous nations, is important in children's material from David A. Robertson, award-winning author Norway House Cree Nation.
Celebrate Science this September at EPL
By Cassidy MunroSeptember 17, 2021
Monday, Sept. 20 to Sunday, Sept. 26 is Science Literacy Week in Canada and the theme for this year is climate. Canada is a country that is FILLED with different climates. Explore how these climates have evolved over time, how those changes have impacted our lives, and how our climates might change in the future with these resources for teens.
Ready for the Upcoming Federal Election?
By Alexis MillarSeptember 14, 2021
Are you ready for the upcoming Federal Election on Monday, Sept. 20? Learn more on how to be prepared and why your vote matters.
YEG Wards: Discover Your Neighbourhood
By Alexis MillarSeptember 9, 2021
Edmonton is home to a diverse population and unique communities. We’ve broken down the city—ward by ward—to help you get to know your neighbourhood better.
By mschneiderSeptember 9, 2021
Meet James Kosowan who is running to join our City Council. What ward are you running in? Métis What is your favourite library memory or experience? Getting books for a trip and reading them from cover to cover over the course of the vacation. What book is on your nightstand (or on your eReader or…
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