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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Let’s Go Oilers, Let’s Go!

written by Katie Turzansky It has been a long and depressing 11 year dry spell in Oil Country. Our jerseys had fallen to the backs of our closets, crumpled and dusty. We barely even remembered what the colour orange looked like. But it has finally happened. Led by wunderkind Connor McDavid, the Oilers have brought…
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