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A portrait of Zofia Trebaczkiewicz in front of the equipment in The Kitchen
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The Kitchen meets big appetite for cooking classes

If you've tried to enrol in a cooking class at The Kitchen and found it was already full, you're not alone.

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Innovate Edmonton's Catherine Warren at the downtown public library
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Innovation U offers free series to bring entrepreneurial ideas to life

Innovate Edmonton and the Edmonton Public Library are teaming up to offer a free four-part series that teaches the fundamentals of entrepreneurship. Designed to help participants develop ideas into pitchable business plans, Innovation U will run from July 7 to Oct. 6, both online and in-person at the Stanley A. Milner library downtown.

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A newspaper clipping with the headline "Public Library Site Before City Council"
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A moment in history: May 4, 1909

On this day in 1909, Edmonton's city council was looking for a site for its first library. While the library was established in 1913, it would take another 14 years for it to find a permanent home.

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Chart of the week: Public libraries in the COVID-19 pandemic
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Chart of the week: Public libraries in the COVID-19 pandemic

Edmonton Public Library (EPL) released its annual report for 2020 which shows that some of its services took a hit over the past year, while others flourished.

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