6 Upcoming EPL Events in November

To keep you and your family entertained as the temperature continues to drop, we've compiled several EPL events happening throughout November. 

We have events for all ages. You can learn how to enhance your resumé, read and discuss a title by an Indigenous author with our Elder in Residence, Nohkom Jo-Ann, drop off your teen to have some fun playing video games at the Library and more! 

1. Level Up Your Career

We have a wide variety of Level Up Your Career classes available throughout November. You can work on your resumé and coverletter, learn more about human rights in the workplace and even get some techniques on how to rock an interview. So don't let that resumé gather dust when we have the resources to help you stand out on your next job hunt. 

  • Date: Multiple dates throughout November
  • Time: Multiple times
  • Location: Both in-person at our EPL locations and online

2. Art + Healing Workshop

We have two art therapy sessions open on Thursday, Nov. 3 and Sunday, Nov. 20. Everyone is encouraged to register, but we welcome people from Indigenous and Jewish communities who are survivors or intergenerational survivors of residential schools, day schools, the Sixties Scoop, the Millennial Scoop and the Holocaust. Learn more about Art + Healing Workshop: They didn't know we were seeds.

  • Date: Thursday, Nov. 3 and Sunday, Nov. 20
  • Time: 1-3 p.m.
  • Location: Stanley A. Milner Library

3. Sing, Sign. Laugh and Learn

Stories, songs, movement and more! Enjoy time with your child while building a foundation for communication and reading with our Sing, Sign, Laugh and Learn classes for children from birth to age three. Designed to be inclusive and offered in collaboration with the Edmonton Early Intervention Program, classes are offered at multiple times and days throughout the week and at all EPL locations. Register today.

  • Date: Multiple dates throughout November
  • Time: Multiple times
  • Location: All EPL locations 

4. Pîkiskwêtân with Nohkom Jo-Ann

Bring your lunch on Wednesday, Nov. 9 and visit us in PÎYÊSÎW WÂSKÂHIKAN (located in our Stanley A. Milner Library) to hear from Nohkom Jo-Ann, our Elder-in-Residence. During this lunch-hour, Nohkom will speak about Plains Cree culture in relation to Indigenous literature. This class we will discuss NDN Coping Mechanisms, opens a new window by Billy-Ray Belcourt. You are not obligated to read the works before the class, but it will help explore aspects of Plains Cree culture through the eyes of Indigenous authors.

  • Date: Wednesday, Nov. 9
  • Time: 12-1:30 p.m.
  • Location: Stanley A. Milner Library

5. Teen Lounge

The weather is getting cold outside so sign up your teen to hang out with others their age to play video games, make a DIY project or just meet friends. We host our lounges at multiple times and days throughout the week so teens attending after-school activities won't miss out. Check out times and locations.

  • Date: Multiple dates throughout November
  • Time: Multiple times
  • Location: All EPL locations

6. Life Skills: Plant Support

Don't have a green thumb? Join gardener extraordinaire, Suzanne Cook for our Life Skills series—Plant Support. She has two upcoming sessions focused on different plantiful topics. On Sunday, Nov. 20, Suzanne will discuss growing culinary and medical herbs and on Sunday, Dec. 18 she'll share tips on growing a cut flower garden to get you ready for next spring. Following the presentation, there will be a discussion where Suzanne will answer any of your gardening questions such as how to keep your plants alive throughout winter. Make sure to register!

  • Date: Sunday, Nov. 20 and Sunday, Dec. 18
  • Time: 2-3 p.m.
  • Location: Stanley A. Milner Library

You can also check out the full list of our online classes running over the next month.

Adult and Teen Classes

Toddlers and Kids Classes

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