Summer Starts at EPL!

Read, create and explore all Summer with Summer Starts at EPL. Sign up for our summer reading and activity challenge!

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How to Borrow eBooks from the Library How to Borrow eBooks from the Library

By Rachael Collins
Want to give eBooks a try but aren't sure where to start? Our step-by-step guide walks you through how to borrow eBooks from the library.
Want to give eBooks a try but aren't sure where to start? Our step-by-step guide walks you through how to borrow eBooks from the library.
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Free Programs and Events Free Programs and Events

View a complete list of free programs and events all summer for kids of all ages.
View a complete list of free programs and events all summer for kids of all ages.
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A Summer Bucket List for Teens A Summer Bucket List for Teens

By Shannon Clarke
Running out of ways to keep your teen busy? There are plenty of engaging activities right here at the Library to keep teens entertained.
Running out of ways to keep your teen busy? There are plenty of engaging activities right here at the Library to keep teens entertained.
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13 Book Pairings for Kids and Parents 13 Book Pairings for Kids and Parents

By Merran Carr-Wiggin
These 13 match-ups pair a fun kids’ book with an adult-appropriate read on the same subject (and, in a few cases, by the same author).
These 13 match-ups pair a fun kids’ book with an adult-appropriate read on the same subject (and, in a few cases, by the same author).
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Digital Touch Table Digital Touch Table

Visit the Mill Woods Branch to try out the new 65” multi-touch table which offers game-like learning and entertaining digital exhibits.
Visit the Mill Woods Branch to try out the new 65” multi-touch table which offers game-like learning and entertaining digital exhibits.
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8 Magical Books Like Harry Potter 8 Magical Books Like Harry Potter

By Ilona Storie
Muggles who long for the magic of Hogwarts will LOVE these fantastical picks—accio books!
Muggles who long for the magic of Hogwarts will LOVE these fantastical picks—accio books!
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15 Free Things to Do This Summer 15 Free Things to Do This Summer

By Merran Carr-Wiggin
From festivals and events to exciting activities, Edmonton's got plenty on offer to keep you and your family entertained all summer long!
From festivals and events to exciting activities, Edmonton's got plenty on offer to keep you and your family entertained all summer long!
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Printable Program Calendars Printable Program Calendars

Stay up to date with all the fun programs happening this Summer at your nearest EPL branch with these printable calendars.
Stay up to date with all the fun programs happening this Summer at your nearest EPL branch with these printable calendars.
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Summer Starts Prizes! Summer Starts Prizes!

Who wants prizes? Sign up for our summer reading & activity challenge and you can win some great prizes including a Nintendo Switch!
Who wants prizes? Sign up for our summer reading & activity challenge and you can win some great prizes including a Nintendo Switch!
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Program Guide Program Guide

Download this year's Summer Starts at EPL program guide and get a preview of some of the awesome free programs for kids this summer.
Download this year's Summer Starts at EPL program guide and get a preview of some of the awesome free programs for kids this summer.
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What's Summer Starts at EPL? What's Summer Starts at EPL?

Learn all about Summer Starts at EPL! Find out about some of the exciting programs including reading and activity challenges for kids.
Learn all about Summer Starts at EPL! Find out about some of the exciting programs including reading and activity challenges for kids.
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TD Summer Reading Club TD Summer Reading Club

For more reading recommendations including colouring sheets and jokes be sure to check out the TD Summer Reading Club website.
For more reading recommendations including colouring sheets and jokes be sure to check out the TD Summer Reading Club website.
Staff List

Are We There Yet? Adventurous Kids Books Are We There Yet? Adventurous Kids Books

recommended by EPLGreatStuff_ilona
Summer is a great time to get away and see new things, have new adventures and create new memories—these books capture that magic.
Summer is a great time to get away and see new things, have new adventures and create new memories—these books capture that magic.
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Like Rick Riordan? Try These Series Like Rick Riordan? Try These Series

recommended by EPLPicks_Kids
Interested in adventures in mythology, like you see in the Rick Riordan books? Here are some other series you might enjoy!
Interested in adventures in mythology, like you see in the Rick Riordan books? Here are some other series you might enjoy!
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Awesome Starts Here Heroes and Hooligans Awesome Starts Here Heroes and Hooligans

recommended by EPLPicks_Kids
Before Summer ends read some of these books featuring eccentric, larger-than-life characters who steal the show.
Before Summer ends read some of these books featuring eccentric, larger-than-life characters who steal the show.
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