Orange Shirt Day is a time to listen with open ears, minds and hearts to the stories of residential school survivors and their families.
With the right tools, we can raise a generation of discerning readers who know how to ask the right questions to determine if a source is trustworthy.
Big developments are in the works at Enterprise Square. We’ve made some important changes at the Edmonton Public Library’s downtown branch.
Whether you want to learn to code or fulfill your life-long dream of having a robot best friend, the Edmonton Public Library has something for you.
By Tamsin Shute, Youth Services Librarian One of the easiest places to visit when you have a brand-new baby is the library. You can take your time, find comfortable seating, feed and change your baby, use the washroom and even chat with other parents. When I first set out into the world alone with my […]
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 […]
Written by Hilary Kirkpatrick, EPL Outreach Worker As a social worker for the Edmonton Public Library, I know the importance of community building and making connections for those who are feeling lonely. Having a supportive network of people and meaningful connections can give us the boost we need to feel better about ourselves and have […]
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 […]
Written by Rachel Dueck, Library Assistant Do you ever find yourself humming while changing a diaper? Or making up a silly song about airplanes as you are circling your toddler’s mouth with a spoonful of smashed peas? And why, you ask? It’s the power of singing! As a mother to four beautiful daughters and an […]
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