All branches will be open Monday, Feb. 17 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. for Family Day.

Summer Reads

Remember the fun of signing up for EPL's summer reading club when you were a kid? Well, there's now a summer reading club for adults! From June 22 - August 24 both adults and teens can sign up for Summer Reads ’19.

Read with your kids! Parents, don't forget to sign up your kids for Summer Starts at EPL and read along with them this Summer!

August Activity Sheet

Stop by any EPL location to pick up the updated sheet featuring 12 new awesome activities. Use it to keep track of your reading and activities this summer so you can enter to win one of our rad prizes!


Summer Reads - Featured

Nostalgic Summer Films

EPL staff share their suggestions for films that bring us back to the long, hot summers of our misspent youth.

Overdue Finds 07 - Selective Ignorance & Missing Muffins

The following is a list of all the materials that are talked about in episode 7 of the EPL podcast, Overdue Finds.

How to Borrow eBooks from the Library

Want to give eBooks a try but aren't sure where to start? Our step-by-step guide walks you through how to borrow eBooks from the library.

Summer Events

Summer Reads - Event Card

CBC Canada Reads: Book Clubs of EPL Edition

Feb 27th | 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Participate in a lively discussion and share your thoughts on the CBC Canada Reads titles with Adrienne Pan and some Edmonton writers.


Simply stop by any EPL location starting on June 22nd to pick up your super-cool activity sheet. Use the activity sheet to keep track of your reading and other activities this Summer. After you've read for 7 hours and have completed four of the twelve activities on the sheet, simply bring it back in to any EPL location and have your name entered to win one of our rad prizes!

Plus, you'll get to make your own sweet Summer Reads '19 button for every sheet that you complete! The more sheets you complete before August 24th, the more you'll increase your chances of winning these amazing prizes.

Congratulations to all of our 2019 grand prize winners:
Signed copy of American Gods - Laura M.
Turntable prize - Roy C.
John Douglas tickets - Jennifer R.

Congratulations to all of our branch prize winners:
ABB - Chris A.
CLV - Jacob A.
CPL - Khalida K.
CSD - Kim D.
ESQ - Anna W.
HIG - Arlene G.
IDY - Karin L.
JPL - Megan M.
LON - Sonia P.
MEA - Hazel S.
MLW - Raelene M.
RIV - Leah L.
SPW - Nora R.
STR - Charlotte R.
WMC - Amy M.
WOO - Barbara L.

Thank you to everyone who participated!

Signed copy of American Gods
by Neil Gaiman

Crosley Cruiser Turntable with a copy of the Capital City Records compilation vinyl

Two tickets to the October 28th Forward Thinking Speaker Series event featuring Mindhunter author John Douglas

A gift card to a local establishment!


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