Newcomers

Welcome to Edmonton and the Library! We have many free services, resources and materials at EPL to help you transition to and enjoy life in our city.

Cultural Access Pass

Canoo is a mobile app that helps new Canadian citizens by providing free admission to over 1400 museums, science centres, art galleries, parks and historic sites across Canada.

Download the Canoo App

Why Should You Get a Library Card?

Get a Library Card

What will a FREE library card get you? A chance to enjoy instant, endless fun!

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EPL Library Card

Settlement Services

People Who Can Help

Community Librarians

Every library location has a Community Librarian who can help you find the answers you are looking for.

Settlement Practitioners

We offer Settlement Services to help you with common questions about moving to Canada and settling into a new home. These services are funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada and are provided in partnership with the Edmonton Immigrant Services Association (EISA). Services are free for eligible clients.

Newcomers - Settlement

Recommended Resources

Newcomers - Recommended Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

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