Welcome to Edmonton and the Library! EPL has many free services, resources and materials available in 30 world languages to help you transition to and enjoy life in our city.

In addition, EPL has Ukrainian content for newcomers.



New to Canada

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 | Conseillers/conseillères en établissement

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.

Library Settlement services can be accessed at the following library branches by visiting them or by calling the phone numbers listed below.

Nous offrons des services d'établissement pour vous aider à répondre aux questions les plus courantes sur l'immigration au Canada et l’intégration dans sa nouvelle communauté.

Ces services sont financés par Immigration, Réfugiés et Citoyenneté Canada et sont fournis en partenariat avec l'Edmonton Immigrant Services Association (EISA) et la Francophonie Albertaine Plurielle. Les services sont gratuits pour les clients éligibles.

Les services d'établissement sont accessibles dans les succursales suivantes de la bibliothèque, en s'y rendant ou en appelant les numéros de téléphone suivants:


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Video Guides


Online Resources

English Language Learning

Newcomers - ELL Resources

Resume Help

Newcomers - Resume Help

Resumé Templates

Includes simple formatted resumé templates in Microsoft Word.

Resumé Tips

Find out how to craft a high impact resumé.


Search for jobs in Edmonton using Glassdoor.

Entertainment: Magazines, Newspapers & Movies

Newcomers - Entertainment

Continuing Education & Skills Upgrading

Newcomers - Continuing Education

Gale Courses

Interactive, instructor-led online courses covering a wide range of topics. Free for cardholders.

LearningExpress Library

Practice tests and tutorial courses with immediate scoring, complete answer explanations and individualized analysis of results.

Frequently Asked Questions

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