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We're open! Enjoy our spaces, access seating, computers, printers, faxing and more. Plan your next visit and check out our opening hours.
All branches will be closed on Monday, Aug. 2 for Heritage Day.
EPL Reopening
In alignment with the guidelines set by the Province of Alberta and the City of Edmonton, effective Friday, July 2 all COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted. As a result face coverings/masks will no longer be mandatory for EPL customers inside our library locations. While masks are no longer required to be worn in-branch by EPL customers, we still encourage wearing them as a reasonable precaution.
For customers unable to visit us in-person, Library Takeout Service will still be available.
Stay in the EPL loop! For latest updates, visit this page, follow us on Instagram,Twitter, Facebook, sign up for our newsletter and view our list of updated branch hours by location.
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What to Expect During Your Visit
Starting on Friday, July 2, we’re excited to welcome all Edmontonians to visit us for general library use, unlimited browsing, computer access, or simply just to be in our spaces. From browsing the shelves to using our computers to hanging out with friends, EPL staff are happy to welcome you back and ready to assist you.
Most EPL locations* are open for in-branch visits. Check out the services available as of Friday, July 2 when you visit an EPL location.
Services Available
* McConachie and West Henday Promenade (Lewis Estates) locations remain closed.
Services Not Yet Available
Our Health Measures
The health and safety of our staff and customers remain our top priority:
Frequently Asked Questions
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Library Takeout Service
Find a Branch
Library Takeout, EPL’s outdoor contactless pickup service, allows you to access our physical borrowing collections, staff-supported printing, copying scanning and faxing as well as information services without having to come into the branch.
Library Takeout is available during branch hours. View a complete list of hours by location.
Please note: Once you've been notified that your hold is ready, you have one week to pick it up at a Library Takeout branch.
How It Works
If you have a cell phone
If you don't have a cell phone
If you cannot make a phone call
Frequently Asked Questions
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Personal Picks Pack
Do you miss browsing our collection? We can help! Fill in our Personal Picks Pack form with a brief description of what you’re looking for and we'll select some items that match your interests. Available for pick up through our Library Takeout branches.
Get your Personal Picks Pack
Get a Library Card
What will a FREE library card get you? A chance to enjoy instant, endless fun!
Get a Card
Enjoy EPL from Home
Whether you want to learn a new language, read an eBook or listen to an eAudiobook, stream an award-winning movie, deepen your understanding about Indigenous history and culture or enjoy a storytime with your little one, there's a world of possibilities available online through EPL.
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Improve Your Interview Skills
Aug 3rd | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Online Event
Join the employment professionals from WECAN Cooperative in this workshop where you’ll learn how to prepare for your next job interview.
Events
Virtual "Let's Go" Summer Program
Aug 2nd | 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Online Event
Brainworx
Aug 3rd | 11:30am - 12:00pm
Online Event
Brainworx
Aug 3rd | 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Online Event
Virtual "Let's Go" Summer Program
Aug 3rd | 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Online Event
Summer Starts at EPL: Marty Chan's Mystery Club
Aug 3rd | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Online Event
Improve Your Interview Skills
Aug 3rd | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Online Event
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Computer Access
Have fun or get some work done. We're good with both.
All of our public computers offer:
Our computers offer simplified printing, a familiar desktop experience, Office 2016, Windows 10, cloud access and USB ports right on your monitor.
EPL staff are happy to support you from a safe distance.
Access free WiFi at EPL branches.
Book your public computer time with your EPL library card number and PIN. Our computers are popular, so don’t be late! If you’re more than 10 minutes late, your session will be cancelled.
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Print directly from one of EPL's public computers or print from the web using your own device.
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