Edmonton Public Library Begins Reopening Branches

EDMONTON, AB, Monday, June 29, 2020 — Edmonton Public Library (EPL) has taken another step towards reopening with Library Express Checkout, a self-service approach to accessing holds and select library materials. EPL’s Clareview, Lois Hole and Mill Woods branches will offer in-person access for holds pickup and other materials such as Hits-to-Go and items from the Staff…
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EPL Suspends Classes and Events

For immediate release: EDMONTON, AB, March 13, 2020 — The Edmonton Public Library (EPL) is following recommendations from Alberta Health Services to cancel all large gatherings as a precaution to help limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). After consultations with the City of Edmonton and Alberta Health Services, EPL classes, events, and meeting room bookings…
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Student Page Wages

The Edmonton Public Library (EPL) would like to acknowledge feedback we’ve received regarding our Student Page positions and the impact of recently announced changes to student minimum wage rates in Alberta. As part of our Collective Agreement with Civic Service Union 52 (CSU 52), Student Page wages are based on a premium applied to the…
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Canadian Libraries Launch Nation-Wide eBook Campaign

For immediate release: EDMONTON, AB, June 3, 2019 – Public libraries across Canada are aiming to improve the availability of eContent by launching the inaugural One eRead Canada with the Canadian Urban Libraries Council/Conseil des Bibliothèques Urbaines du Canada (CULC/CBUC). One eRead Canada offers free, unlimited access to Glass Beads by Saskatchewan-born, Indigenous author Dawn Dumont in eBook…
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