A New View at Enterprise Square

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By Tamsin Shute Youth Services Librarian Enterprise Square Branch After moving more than 162,000 collection items, any other move now seems like a piece of cake! Staff and customers alike are settling into the new space and it’s already feeling like home. While it’s a reduction in size compared to what we were used to, […]

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11 Free Online Resources to Learn Something New

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Gone are the days when you could only learn something new or take a course in person. With thousands of online resources available at your fingertips, learning a new skill or enhancing your knowledge has never been easier! Better still, having a library card with EPL gives you the opportunity to enjoy these resources for […]

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Edmonton Bestseller List – Audreys Books (Jan. 31, 2017)

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Here is the list of the top 10 fiction and non-fiction titles sold in Edmonton for the week of January 23, 2017, compiled on January 31, 2017 by Audreys Books and provided by the Book Publishers Association of Alberta. Edmonton Fiction Bestsellers Commonwealth - Ann Patchett The Couple Next Door - Shari Lapena The Traitors of Camp […]

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Edmonton Bestseller List – Audreys Books (Jan. 25, 2017)

Here is the list of the top 10 fiction and non-fiction titles sold in Edmonton for the week of January 16, 2017, compiled on January 25, 2017 by Audreys Books and provided by the Book Publishers Association of Alberta. Edmonton Fiction Bestsellers The Break - Katherena Vermette The Woman in Cabin 10 - Ruth Ware Do Not […]

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Helping Newcomer Teens Adapt to Life in Canada

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By Mona Bacon, EPL Community Librarian Ammar is a confident and outgoing grade eleven student with a ready smile and a great sense of humour. He is also a newcomer to Canada. He recently arrived in Edmonton from Syria and, like the other 16 teens who have come to the EPL Castle Downs Branch on […]

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Edmonton Bestseller List – Audreys Books (Jan. 17, 2017)

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Edmonton Fiction Bestsellers A Wake for the Dreamland - Laurel Deedrick-Mayne* Do Not Say We Have Nothing - Madeleine Thien Wenjack - Joseph Boyden Postcards from the Edge - Carrie Fisher The Nest - Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney The Couturier of Milan: The Triad Years - Ian Hamilton The Fate of the Tearling - Erika Johansen The Association of […]

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Edmonton Bestseller List – Audreys Books (Jan. 10, 2017)

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Edmonton Fiction Bestsellers Heartfire: A Winterkill Novel - Kate A. Boorman* A Wake for the Dreamland - Laurel Deedrick-Mayne* Russian Dolls: Stories from the Breathing Castle - W.P. Kinsella* Wenjack - Joseph Boyden The Sellout - Paul Beatty Do Not Say We Have Nothing - Madeleine Thien The Little Red Chairs - Edna O'Brien Blood […]

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Edmonton Bestseller List – Audreys Books (Jan. 3, 2017)

Here is the list of the top 10 fiction and non-fiction titles sold in Edmonton for the week ended December 31, 2016, compiled on January 3, 2017 by Audreys Books and provided by the Book Publishers Association of Alberta. Edmonton Fiction Bestsellers The Darkest Dark (Children's) - Chris Hadfield, Eric Fan, Terry Fan Wenjack - […]

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Now Hiring: EPL Board Members (2017-2019 Term)

2 Vacancies MANDATE: The Edmonton Public Library Board is responsible for providing governance for an award-winning library system that helps connect the people of Edmonton to a lifetime of learning, engagement and possibility in order to meet the challenges of the present and the future. Responsibilities include approving library governance policies, operating and capital budgets, and […]

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Why I Love The Edmonton Public Library

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Libraries are about people. They provide an open, inviting, safe, fun and inclusive public space for all. EPL welcomes everyone to learn, create, discover and grow. We are fortunate to be the public square that helps transform our city. Below is an anonymous customer testimonial we received in 2015, in response to our year-end fundraising […]

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