You’re invited to 17 BBQs

Monday, July 08, 2013

Centennial barbecues

Come celebrate the summer and EPL’s centennial at barbecues being held at EPL locations throughout July. Fat Franks will be serving up beef and veggie hot dogs and there are various events including music, games, programs and more!


eplGO July 9 at 11:30 a.m.
Sprucewood Library July 10 at 5:00 p.m.
Riverbend Library July 10 at 5:00 p.m.
Lois Hole Library July 11 at 1:00 p.m.
Londonderry Library July 12 at 11:00 a.m.
Idylwylde Library July 12 at 12:00 p.m.
Mill Woods Library July 13 at 11:00 a.m.
Jasper Place Library July 13 at 11:00 a.m.
Castle Downs Library July 13 at 1:00 p.m.
Strathcona Library July 13 at 11:30 p.m.
Abbottsfield Library July 13 at 12:00 p.m.
Woodcroft Library July 14 at 1:00 p.m.
Stanley A. Milner Library July 16 at 11:00 a.m.
Whitemud Crossing Library July 20 at 1:00 p.m.
Highlands Library July 20 at 12:00 p.m.
Calder Library July 20 at 12:00 p.m.

More on the BBQs

Summer Reading Club just got GO-ing

The 2013 SRC kicked off last weekend and we have lots of fun in store with programs that take kids from the Arctic to the desert and everywhere in between. Some highlights include:

  • Polynesian Dance – Experience the music and dances of the islands with Kelika
  • Tololwa Mollel – The award-winning author shares personal stories from his African background
  • Kaybridge Puppets: Andy’s Amazing Adventure! – A magic book takes Andy on an incredible adventure in this puppet show
  • Jungle Journey – Create jungle masks and join in some wild activities
  • Lost Luggage Quest – Go on a scavenger hunt through the library to track down lost luggage

This is only a taste of what we have to offer. Check out our program guide for our full SRC program listings.

If you haven’t yet, grab your kids and head down to your local EPL branch to sign up for SRC – registration is open until August 25.

The Princess Bride – outside and interactive

Channel your inner Inigo Montoya or Prince Humperdinck and join us in Churchill Square on August 2 for a special outdoor, audience-participation version of The Princess Bride. Dress as your favourite character and ready your favourite quotes to participate in this completely outrageous movie event. Be sure to come early to take part in the pre-show!

August 2
Pre-show – ~7 p.m.
Movie – Dusk
Sir Winston Churchill Square



Stay tuned to our website for more details

Pita Pit proudly sponsors Summer Reading Club

Show your EPL library card at participating Edmonton and St. Albert Pita Pit locations to receive 10% off your Pita Pit purchases throughout July and August.

Click Here

In this issue:
Centennial barbecues
Summer Reading Club just got GO-ing
The Princess Bride – outside and interactive
Pita Pit proudly sponsors Summer Reading Club

“Happy Birthday EPL!”

“Here’s to 100 years of great books, including mine.” – Rick Mercer

Morton Coburn: The Legacy and Future of Edmonton Public Library

Former EPL Library Director from 1956 – 1972, Morton Coburn, paid EPL a visit in March to celebrate our Centennial.

Watch our interview with Mr. Coburn

Tickle your funny bone…

Is your child looking for some funny reads for SRC? Get a load of these rib-ticklers.

Upcoming Programs

NFB Film Club
6 p.m. Mondays, July 8 – August 26
Sprucewood Library


iPad Fun for Kids – Everyone’s a superhero!
2 p.m. Wed, July 10
Stanley A. Milner Library

Digital Fun! Point. Shoot. Create. Share.
2 p.m. Sat, July 13
Calder Library

Teen Writing Camp
3 p.m. Thurs, July 18 – August 15
Riverbend Library

Careers: Work Search
10:30 a.m. Sat, July 20
Strathcona Library 





Find more great programs

At the Library – Summer Program Guide

7 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, AB
T5J 2V4



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