The Slippery Summer Slide

Written by Shelby Quinlan, Library Assistant As a teacher turned library assistant myself, I know first-hand about the summer slide.  Not the fun summer slide where you spend all summer at the waterpark, but the tricky summer slide where students’ brains become a little doughier after bingeing on Netflix and Minecraft all summer. Studies show […]

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Happy 150th Birthday Canada!

Canada Day is here and this time we are celebrating a major milestone – our country's sesquicentennial! As you get together with your family and friends for a BBQ, fireworks, camping or what-have-you, take some time to explore the massive collection of Canadian-related items available at EPL. From Canadian-made inventions, to TV shows, music and literature, […]

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The Gift My Mom Gave Me

Written by Susan Chau, Community Librarian Being a mom is one of the hardest roles there is. It’s wonderful that once a year in May moms get to feel extra special and appreciated with flowers, phone calls and breakfast in bed. As Mother’s Day approaches, I’m hearing heartwarming stories from customers who shared their first […]

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Have You Felt the Orange Crush?

Written by Caroline Land Now that the Edmonton Oilers have made it to Round 2 of the Stanley Cup playoffs, the whole city feels like a giant wave of blue and orange.  With golden goals, solid skating and terrific teamwork, the excitement has spread way beyond Rogers Place! If the playoffs have captured your family’s […]

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