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Under Renovation

The library is currently (2017) under renovation. They have wonderful plans for expanded learning... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Edmonton, Alberta
Under Renovation

This location has temporarily been moved to Enterprise Square on Jasper Ave. That site is very... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
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1 Nov 2017
“Under Renovation”
19 Mar 2018
“not a place I would hang out”
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5-7 Sir Winston Churchill Sq NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2V4, Canada
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

I am excited they are renovating the library but my biggest concern was not the dated scenery. It is very uncomfortable to be there due to the people that are hanging out there. I went in there once and I was super uncomfortable I watched...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

The destruction and reconstruction of the main library seems to be taking a long time. Their temporary location is just 10 minutes walk away at 10212 Jasper Av NW, but it seems to be rather small. With so many residents living nearby, and all the...More

Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 2 November 2017

The library is currently (2017) under renovation. They have wonderful plans for expanded learning coming with the completion.

Thank bdh520
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This location has temporarily been moved to Enterprise Square on Jasper Ave. That site is very small =, as other reviewers have mentioned. In the meantime check out EPL's fantastic digital resources or head over to the Strathcona branch!

1  Thank BookGrrl75
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Had the displeasure of calling the Stanley Milner branch of the system about 1100 this morning and spoke with a person named Devi? (Debi?. I was attempting to get some information about the TAL system and how it works, specifically on the feedback system after...More

Thank dan s
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

New location on Jasper Avenue is too small to handle people. There are only two people who are working on the front to deal with customers. If there are lots of people waiting to be assisted, they have to line up to outside street. I...More

Thank TheComedian1966
Reviewed 16 February 2017

It is one of the largest public libraries in the Edmonton. There are a lot of activities going on most of the time. However, during the winter a lot of homeless people come to the library to run away from the harsh cold weather outside...More

Thank nader p
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Winner of best library in North America last year. I love the central library, with its brutalist 1960s modern architecture, furniture and spaces. Check out when free films are shown, visit the computer "maker space", apply for a temporary password for the internet (or just...More

Thank csstraveller
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I always go there to borrow books and DVDs. Selection is broad and there so many to choose. They also have rare DVDs that you only could watch at Metro or Princess Theatre. If you don't have fancy cable/satelite or Netflex, this is the place...More

Thank TheComedian1966
Reviewed 9 August 2016

All of the surrounding buildings have seen some renovations so this building will as well the library is slated for renovations. This is the central and mail library for Edmonton. In addition to the books, periodicals, movies, and music you can borrow, there are rooms...More

Thank NikoliGogol
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