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  • Edmonton Public Library Guide JunE to auGust 2015 1

    June to August 2015

    Libraryat the

    fantastic free programs for all ages

    Summer Reading Club Information Inside

    http://www.epl.ca

  • 2 Edmonton Public Library Guide JunE to auGust 2015

    children

    TD summer reading club

    Online registration begins June 1.Join us this summer, both online and in the library, for tD summer reading Club! our interactive and fun online summer reading Club site will allow you to log your reading hours, earn virtual badges, create and customize your very own avatar and set personal reading goals. Keep up your reading throughout the summer for the chance to win some incredible prizes! Participate in fun and fabulous programs all summer long and take part in our weekly summer reading Club games at your local branch.

    For more information, drop by your nearest branch or visit epl.ca/src.

    Dont have access to a computer?no problem! you can track your hours using our summer reading Club logbook and enter your hours on our computers at your next visit to the library. our staff members are always happy to assist with registration and logging time.

    Grand prizes.this year, summer reading Club participants have the opportunity to win one of four grand prizes. We have two $500 Lego Gift Cards. the opportunities to create with Lego are endlesswhat will you build? We also have two Lego Mindstorms EV3 sets, which can be used to create a variety of robots with technologies including touch, colour and infrared sensors.

    Bonus prizes. other cool prizes include sphero 2.0, 3D Doodler pens, Chapters gift cards, Lego Duplo and more. your chances of winning increase with every badge you earn so keep reading all summer long.

    What is Summer Reading Club?our summer reading Club program aims to keep kids reading over the course of the summer by offering literacy-based programming with games, prizes, activities and other incentives to read. research proves that reading over the summer helps children when they return to school, and strong literacy skills help children throughout their entire lives. summer reading Club opens the door to a world of imagination, creativity and play.

    When is Summer Reading Club offered?online registration begins June 1, and the program runs in the library from June 27 to august 22.

    Who can join Summer Reading Club? babies, toddlers and children of all ages are invited to join in the fun this summer. Families can read together. siblings can read to each other. Mom and Dad can read to their babies. as long as youre reading or being read to, youre in the club!

    TEaChERSEncourage your students to participate and youll see what a difference reading all summer makes when they come back to school in the fall. our staff are available to visit your school to get your kids excited about reading this summer. Contact your local branch today to schedule a visit from your friendly neighbourhood library staff member! sign up for the teachers toolbox enewsletter to get the scoop at epl.ca/teachers.

    PaREnTSMark your calendars! Kids can sign up online starting June 1, giving them lots of time to explore the website, start tracking reading hours and create their custom avatar before the opening ceremonies on June 28. Want to learn about all of the fun games, activities, storytimes and other exciting programs happening this summer? Get all the details at epl.ca/src.

    how much does it cost and where do I register? summer reading Club is completely free! you can register online or at any of our locations around the city. turn to the map on the back cover of this guide to find the branch nearest you. When you visit a branch, you can pick up a summer reading Club package that includes an activity book that you can also use to log reading time. For every badge earned, you get a chance to win.

    Ready, Set, REaD!

  • Edmonton Public Library Guide JunE to auGust 2015 3

    children

    TD summer reading club

    opening celebrations (312 years)

    branch date time registration/drop-in information

    stanley a. Milner780-496-7000

    s Jun 27 2 p.m. Drop in.

    abbottsfield Penny McKee780-496-7839

    s Jun 27 1 p.m. Drop in.

    Calder 780-496-7090

    s Jun 27 2 p.m. Drop in.

    Capilano780-496-1802

    s Jun 27 2 p.m. Drop in.

    Castle Downs780-496-1804

    s Jun 27 2 p.m. Drop in.

    Clareview780-442-7471

    s Jun 27 10 a.m. Drop in.

    Highlands780-496-1806

    s Jun 27 1 p.m. Drop in.

    idylwylde780-496-1808

    s Jun 27 1 p.m. Drop in.

    Jasper Place780-496-1810

    s Jun 27 2 p.m. Drop in.

    Lois Hole 780-442-0888

    s Jun 27 2 p.m. Drop in.

    Londonderry780-496-1814

    s Jun 27 10 a.m. Drop in.

    Meadows780-442-7472

    s Jun 27 2 p.m. Drop in.

    Mill Woods780-496-1818

    s Jun 27 1:30 p.m. Drop in.

    riverbend780-944-5311

    s Jun 27 1 p.m.,2 p.m.

    Drop in.

    sprucewood780-496-7099

    s Jun 27 2 p.m. Drop in.

    strathcona780-496-1828

    s Jun 27 2 p.m. Drop in.

    Whitemud Crossing 780-496-1822

    s Jun 27 11:30 a.m. Drop in.

    Woodcroft780-496-1830

    s Jun 27 2 p.m. Drop in.

    opening celebrationsPress play to enter a summer full of entertaining performances, exciting games and tons of fun through this years tD summer reading Club.

    LegendDaTESM Mondayt tuesdayW Wednesdayth thursdayF Fridays saturdaysu sunday

    Large groups are encouraged to call ahead to discuss space availability.

  • 4 Edmonton Public Library Guide JunE to auGust 2015

    children

    TD summer reading club

    ahoy matey! (68 years)

    branch date time registration/drop-in information

    stanley a. Milner780-496-7000

    t Jul 21 2 p.m. Drop in.

    abbottsfield Penny McKee780-496-7839

    F aug 14 2 p.m. Drop in.

    Calder 780-496-7090

    F Jul 17 2 p.m. Drop in.

    Capilano780-496-1802

    t aug 18 2 p.m.,6:30 p.m.

    Drop in.

    Castle Downs780-496-1804

    t th

    Jun 30Jul 2

    2 p.m.7 p.m.

    Drop in.

    Clareview780-442-7471

    W Jul 8 2 p.m. Drop in.

    Jasper Place780-496-1810

    s Jul 4 2 p.m. Drop in.

    Lois Hole 780-442-0888

    th aug 20 2 p.m.,6:30 p.m.

    Drop in.

    Londonderry780-496-1814

    F Jul 10,aug 7

    2 p.m. Drop in.

    Meadows780-442-7472

    s Jul 4 3 p.m. Drop in.

    Mill Woods780-496-1818

    W Jul 15 10:15 a.m.,11:15 a.m.

    Drop in.

    riverbend780-944-5311

    W s

    Jul 22Jul 25

    2 p.m. Drop in.

    sprucewood780-496-7099

    t Jul 28 2 p.m. Drop in.

    strathcona780-496-1828

    th Jul 9 10:30 a.m. Drop in.

    Whitemud Crossing 780-496-1822

    th Jul 9 1:30 p.m.,3:30 p.m.

    Drop in.

    ahoy matey!arrr! Come join us at the library for some swashbuckling pirate stories, fun crafts and maybe even a treasure hunt!

    brain scramblethink youve got what it takes to answer a librarians toughest questions? Drop by for the ultimate challenge as you answer brain-scrambling questions in an epic scavenger hunt. ages 912.

    Sprucewoodthursday: aug 13 3:30 p.m.

    LegendDaTESM Mondayt tuesdayW Wednesdayth thursdayF Fridays saturdaysu sunday

    Earning badges has never been more fun! read six hours for your first badge and then come into any EPL branch to collect a six-hour reading prize. and for every six hours you read after that, youll automatically earn additional reading badges and more entries for our great srC prizes.

    there are other ways to earn badges too. attend any srC program, find where Hooty is hiding in any EPL branch, use your noodle and crack our weekly riddles or visit our cool new places in Edmonton to build up your badge collection. the more badges you collect, the more chances you have to win prizes.

    Get the full scoop when you sign up for summer reading Club this year.

    Visit epl.ca/src for more information.

    Badges

  • Edmonton Public Library Guide JunE to auGust 2015 5

    children

    TD summer reading club

    buggy over bugs! (34 years)

    branch date time registration/drop-in information

    stanley a. Milner780-496-7000

    M Jun 29 11 a.m. Drop in.

    abbottsfield Penny McKee780-496-7839

    F Jul 31 11 a.m. Drop in.

    Castle Downs780-496-1804

    t th

    Jul 14Jul 16

    2 p.m.7 p.m.

    Drop in.

    Clareview780-442-7471

    t aug 4 2 p.m. Drop in.

    Highlands780-496-1806

    t aug 18 2:30 p.m. Drop in.

    idylwylde780-496-1808

    s th

    Jul 11aug 20

    2 p.m.10:30 a.m.

    Drop in.

    Jasper Place780-496-1810

    M aug 24 2 p.m. Drop in.

    Lois Hole 780-442-0888

    th Jul 30 2 p.m.,6:30 p.m.

    Drop in.

    Londonderry780-496-1814

    t Jul 28 2 p.m. Drop in.

    Meadows780-442-7472

    t Jun 30 10:30 a.m. Drop in.

    Mill Woods780-496-1818

    M Jun 29 10:15 a.m.,11:15 a.m.

    Drop in.

    Whitemud Crossing 780-496-1822

    t Jul 28 1:30 p.m.,3 p.m.

    Drop in.

    Woodcroft780-496-1830

    th aug 6 2 p.m. Drop in.

    buggy over bugs!Explore the world of creepy-crawlies at the library! Learn all about bugs through fun books and activities.

  • 6 Edmonton Public Library Guide JunE to auGust 2015

    children

    TD summer reading club

    dynamite dinosaurs! (34 years)

    branch date time registration/drop-in information

    stanley a. Milner780-496-7000

    F Jul 3 11 a.m. Drop in.

    abbottsfield Penny McKee780-496-7839

    t aug 4 11 a.m. Drop in.

    Capilano780-496-1802

    th F

    aug 13aug 14

    6:30 p.m.10:30 a.m.

    Drop in.

    Clareview780-442-7471

    M Jul 27 2 p.m. Drop in.

    Highlands780-496-1806

    t aug 4 2:30 p.m. Drop in.

    Jasper Place780-496-1810

    W aug 5 2 p.m. Drop in.

    Lois Hole 780-442-0888

    th Jul 16 2 p.m.,6:30 p.m.

    Drop in.

    Londonderry780-496-1814

    t Jul 21,aug 18

    10:30 a.m. Drop in.

    Meadows780-442-7472

    t aug 4 10:30 a.m. Drop in.

    Mill Woods780-496-1818

    M Jul 6 10:15 a.m.,11:15 a.m.

    Drop in.

    riverbend780-944-5311

    W s

    aug 5aug 15

    2 p.m. Drop in.

    sprucewood780-496-7099

    s aug 8 11 a.m. Drop in.

    strathcona780-496-1828

    W aug 12 2:30 p.m. Drop in.

    Whitemud Crossing 780-496-1822

    t aug 18 1:30 p.m.,3 p.m.

    Drop in.

    Woodcroft780-496-1830

    t Jul 14 2 p.m. Drop in.

    dynamite dinosaurs!Dinosaurs live on at the library! Enjoy prehistoric activities and have dino-sized fun.

    Has the gamer in you ever wondered what you would look like as an avatar? you wont have to wonder any longer because when you sign up for this years summer reading Club, you get to custom-create an avatar of your own!

    From hair colour, to clothes and accessories, to scenic backgrounds, the ultimate design is in your hands. become a princess, ninja or space cowboy, all with customizable features.

    What are you waiting for? Sign up for Summer Reading Club today at epl.ca/src.

    avatar

    LegendDaTESM Mondayt tuesdayW Wednesdayth thursdayF Fridays saturdaysu sunday

  • Edmonton Public Library Guide JunE to auGust 2015 7

    children

    TD summer reading club

    electric fun (912 years)

    branch date time registration/drop-in information

    stanley a. Milner780-496-7000

    F aug 21 2 p.m. Drop in.

    abbottsfield Penny McKee780-496-7839

    s Jul 18 2 p.m. Drop in.

    Calder 780-496-7090

    th Jul 9 3 p.m. Drop in.

    Castle Downs780-496-1804

    t th

    aug 18aug 20

    2 p.m.7 p.m.

    Drop in.

    Clareview780-442-7471

    W Jul 29, aug 5aug 19

    2 p.m. Drop in.

    Highlands780-496-1806

    F Jul 31 4 p.m. Drop in.

    idylwylde780-496-1808

    F W th

    Jul 3Jul 29Jul 30

    3 p.m.10:30 a.m.7 p.m.

    Drop in.

    Londonderry780-496-1814

    s Jul 18, aug 15 1 p.m. Drop in.

    Meadows780-442-7472

    F aug 7 3 p.m. Drop in.

    riverbend780-944-5311

    s W

    aug 8aug 12

    2 p.m. Drop in.

    sprucewood780-496-7099

    th aug 6 3:30 p.m. Drop in.

    strathcona780-496-1828

    t Jul 14 2:30 p.m.,6:30 p.m.

    Drop in.

    Woodcroft780-496-1830

    th Jul 16 2 p.m.,7 p.m.

    Drop in.

    electric funHave a shockingly good time exploring electricity with our Makey Makey, arduino or Little bits Kits.

    electricity With discovere!Discover the power and possibilities of electricity! Learn about the nature of electricity, simple circuits and how to safely study these concepts. Put your new knowledge to the test by building your own conductivity tester!

    electricity With discovere! (912 years)

    branch date time registration/drop-in information

    stanley a. Milner780-496-7000

    W aug 5 2 p.m. Drop in.

    Castle Downs780-496-1804

    W Jul 15 7 p.m. Drop in.

    Clareview780-442-7471

    M Jul 20 2 p.m. Drop in.

    Mill Woods780-496-1818

    W Jul 29 11 a.m.,1 p.m.

    Drop in.

    riverbend780-944-5311

    M Jul 13 11 a.m. Drop in.

    strathcona780-496-1828

    th aug 6 2:30 p.m. Drop in.

    Woodcroft780-496-1830

    W Jul 8 2 p.m. Drop in.

    LegendDaTESM Mondayt tuesdayW Wednesdayth thursdayF Fridays saturdaysu sunday

  • 8 Edmonton Public Library Guide JunE to auGust 2015

    children

    TD summer reading club

    fables, fairy tales and fun (34 years)

    branch date time registration/drop-in information

    stanley a. Milner780-496-7000

    F aug 7 11 a.m. Drop in.

    Calder 780-496-7090

    W Jul 29 10:30 a.m. Drop in.

    Capilano780-496-1802

    t Jul 21 3 p.m. Drop in.

    Castle Downs780-496-1804

    t th

    aug 11aug 13

    2 p.m.7 p.m.

    Drop in.

    Clareview780-442-7471

    t aug 18 2 p.m. Drop in.

    Highlands780-496-1806

    t Jul 7 2:30 p.m. Drop in.

    idylwylde780-496-1808

    W s

    Jul 22aug 1

    10:30 a.m.2 p.m.

    Drop in.

    Jasper Place780-496-1810

    W Jul 8 2 p.m. Drop in.

    Londonderry780-496-1814

    t Jul 14,aug 11

    2 p.m. Drop in.

    Meadows780-442-7472

    t Jul 28 10:30 a.m. Drop in.

    Mill Woods780-496-1818

    M Jul 13 10:15 a.m.,11:15 a.m.

    Drop in.

    sprucewood780-496-7099

    t Jun 30 1:30 p.m. Drop in.

    Whitemud Crossing 780-496-1822

    W aug 5 6:30 p.m. Drop in.

    Woodcroft780-496-1830

    th Jul 9 2 p.m. Drop in.

    fables, fairy tales and funJoin us for some magical stories, crafts and activities.

    faire du bruit!Plus de silence la bibliothque! Fabriquez un instrument de musique et apprenez des chansons bruyantes.

    IdylwyldeJeudi le 9 juillet 10h30 ges: 68

    fte la fermeJoignez-nous pour une heure du conte vachement a-meu-sante avec des chansons, des contes, et des jeux de la basse-cour!

    IdylwyldeJeudi le 23 juillet 10h30Lundi le 10 aot 15h00ges: 34

    LegendDaTESM Mondayt tuesdayW Wednesdayth thursdayF Fridays saturdaysu sunday

    Less than 57% of Edmonton children are ready to start kindergarten.**source: www.ecmap.ca

    With your support, EPLs Welcome baby Program will help Edmonton children take advantage of their early years and be ready to start school!Visit epl.ca/donate.

  • Edmonton Public Library Guide JunE to auGust 2015 9

    children

    TD summer reading club

    i spy! (68 years)

    branch date time registration/drop-in information

    stanley a. Milner780-496-7000

    F Jul 31 11 a.m. Drop in.

    abbottsfield Penny McKee780-496-7839

    F Jul 24 2 p.m. Drop in.

    Calder 780-496-7090

    M Jun 29 2 p.m. Drop in.

    Capilano780-496-1802

    F Jul 3 1 p.m. Drop in.

    Highlands780-496-1806

    t Jun 30 2:30 p.m. Drop in.

    idylwylde780-496-1808

    t W

    Jul 14aug 5

    6:30 p.m.10:30 a.m.

    Drop in.

    Jasper Place780-496-1810

    F Jul 31 2 p.m. Drop in.

    Lois Hole 780-442-0888

    th Jul 2 2 p.m.,6:30 p.m.

    Drop in.

    Londonderry780-496-1814

    F Jul 31 10:30 a.m. Drop in.

    Meadows780-442-7472

    s Jul 25 3 p.m. Drop in.

    Mill Woods780-496-1818

    W aug 19 10:30 a.m. Drop in.

    sprucewood780-496-7099

    t aug 11 2 p.m. Drop in.

    strathcona780-496-1828

    F Jul 24 10:30 a.m. Drop in.

    Whitemud Crossing 780-496-1822

    t Jul 14 1:30 p.m.,3:30 p.m.

    Drop in.

    Woodcroft780-496-1830

    t Jul 21 2 p.m.,7 p.m.

    Drop in.

    i spy!use our collection of objects to create your own i spy scene and challenge your friends to find all of the hidden items.

  • 10 Edmonton Public Library Guide JunE to auGust 2015

    children

    its a zoo in here! (612 y...

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