Forward Thinking Speaker Series


The Forward Thinking Speaker Series reflects EPL’s rich history of taking risks, trying new things, and redefining the modern library. EPL invites thought-leaders from a variety of industries speaking on a variety of topics to share their insights, ideas, experiences, and viewpoints, with the goal of helping us purposefully build better organizations, neighborhoods, and communities.

For a list of upcoming speakers please visit the Future Speakers page.


"Welcome to a revolution of communication, creativity and confusion unlike any since Gutenberg."
Paula Simons

Reserve your FREE tickets today!

The Edmonton Public Library is pleased to present Paula Simons: Digital Disruption and the Discourse of Democracy on Thursday, September 15 in the Stanley A. Milner Library Theatre as part of the Forward Thinking Speaker Series.

Very few people love a great story as much as local award winning journalist and Edmonton native Paula Simons. With a knack for getting to the heart of the story, Paula will share how the world of journalism has and is evolving, especially in the midst of our social media revolution, and how these two worlds converge.

WHEN: Thursday, September 15 - 7PM (Doors open at 6PM)
WHERE: Stanley A. Milner Library Theatre
TICKETS: Tickets for this event will be free for EPL cardholders. Online ticket registration is now open. Maximum of two tickets per transaction. All attendees must have their library card number when reserving tickets. If you live outside of Edmonton, you sign up with a Me Libraries Card

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