EPL celebrates new Londonderry Branch

For immediate release: EDMONTON, AB,  October 5, 2018 – The Londonderry Branch of the Edmonton Public Library (EPL) has moved within Londonderry Mall. While the move wasn’t far, the change and benefits for the community are big. EPL has been serving the diverse communities surrounding Londonderry Mall for over four decades. The first library branch…
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EPL CEO Pilar Martinez receives Distinguished Alumni Award

The Library and Information Studies Alumni Association (LISAA) presented Pilar Martinez, Chief Executive Officer of the Edmonton Public Library (EPL), with the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award at a celebration event on Saturday, Sept. 22. Representing the graduates of the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Alberta (U of A), the LISAA…
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Urban Libraries Council recognize EPL for Library Innovation

The Urban Libraries Council (ULC) recently announced the Edmonton Public Library (EPL) as an Innovations Initiative Honorable Mention during the 2018 ULC Annual Forum Awards Ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 6. A panel of expert judges selected Voices of Amiskwaciy as an Honorable Mention from 220 submissions in 10 categories that demonstrate the value and impact…
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Early literacy program expanding to the Stollery NICU

For immediate release: EDMONTON, AB  September 18, 2018 - The Stollery Children’s Hospital and the Edmonton Public Library (EPL) are partnering to give neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) families resources to help with their baby’s early brain development. This month, EPL’s Welcome Baby program will be expanding to the Stollery NICU at the Royal Alexandra…
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Stanley A. Milner Library revitalization project gets funding boost

For immediate release: EDMONTON, AB,  May 18, 2018 – The governments of Canada and Alberta have joined the City of Edmonton in recognizing the importance of investing in infrastructure that encourages learning, promotes inclusivity and improves community connections. Today, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Shaye Anderson, Alberta Minister…
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EPL has a new branch in town

For immediate release: EDMONTON, AB,  March 1, 2018 – The Edmonton Public Library (EPL) is now a bigger and better neighbour in the Calder community The new 10,000 square foot standalone Calder Branch – almost double the size of the previous location – opened on January 31, 2018 at 127 Street and 131 Avenue. EPL…
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EPL announces 2018 Forward Thinking Speaker Series lineup

For immediate release: EDMONTON, AB,  December 7, 2017 – Five powerhouse women will visit Edmonton in 2018 to speak as part of the Edmonton Public Library’s (EPL) Forward Thinking Speaker Series, presented in partnership with Edmonton Community Foundation. Media critic and Feminist Frequency creator Anita Sarkeesian, criminal defence lawyer Marie Henein, Canadian rugby star Jen…
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