All our events are special.

From author readings to book sales, interactive movies to gala evenings, EPL events are always an experience.

Coming Events

Gallery at Milner
Take in works by local artists in our monthly exhibits on the main floor of the Stanley A. Milner Library downtown. 


Film Series at EPL
Free movies! Need we say more?


Freedom to Read Week
Don't take your freedom of thought, belief, opinion and expression for granted. Come celebrate Freedom to Read Week at various branches from Feb 23 to Mar 1, 2014.


Our annual fundraising gala on Saturday, March 8, 2014 features incredible cakes, amazing silent auction packages and stories from the heart.


Our Centennial is coming to a close, but we want to continue to celebrate with you, our customers! Join us on Thursday, March 13, 2014 for programs, cake and more.


Alberta Readers' Choice Award
Every year the public votes for their favourite Alberta book and EPL awards the author $10,000. The public will be able to vote for their favorite book starting May 1, 2014.



Past Events

Get a great deal on used books, CDs and DVDs. We host 4-5 sales each year. Make sure you don't miss the next one February 21-23, 2014 at Stanley A. Milner Library.


International Open Data Day Hackathon
Calling all hackers, developers, designers, statisticians and anyone with an interest in open data. EPL and the City of Edmonton are joining forces to celebrate International Open Data Day with a one day hackathon February 22, 9 AM – 5 PM, in the Makerspace at Stanley A. Milner Library. Registration is limited.


Downtown Stories 
On May 5, 2012, the Stanley A. Milner Library was bustling with even more energy than usual.



EPL Squared
The Edmonton Public Library is taking over Churchill Square once again for our third annual EPL Squared outdoor library festival on September 14, 2013