The Edmonton Public Library turns 100 in 2013! Novelist, journalist, and Edmontonian Todd Babiak tells the story of EPL's birth and coming of age within the bustling narrative of the growth of city and province. Rich with anecdotes and historical photos, records of personal conversations, and tales of expeditions to branch libraries, Just Getting Started immerses readers in a personal journey to the heart of culture in one of Canada's biggest cities. Babiak's history is one-of-a-kind; it reads like a novel, mirroring the institution it commemorates. Edmontonians, librarians, politicians, and historians may glimpse themselves within these pages; all will see how vital a successful public library is to reflecting the needs and aims of a diverse population.Printed and bound in Canada by Houghton Boston Printers, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. ... University of Alberta Press gratefully acknowledges the support received for its publishing program from The Canada Council for ... (Amazon kindle) 1.
|Title||:||Just Getting Started|
|Publisher||:||University of Alberta Press - 2013-10-01|