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31 The Public

Bryce and Caroline are excited to finally chat about the new Emilio Estevez film "The Public" which looks at some of the challenges facing a large urban library. Joining us to talk about the movie is librarian Angelica Thompson and social worker Hilary Kirkpatrick. Find out what the movie got right about working in a library and why EPL staff felt "seen" after watching it. Be sure to check out our list of all the materials that we talk about in this episode. Share your thoughts on the...


30 Jim Henson & The Muppets

It's time to play the music, it's time to light the lights: on this week's Overdue Finds, we talk about the Muppets! Hosts Bryce Crittenden and Caroline Land are joined by Muppet enthusiast Carla Iacchelli to discuss Jim Henson, the Muppet Show, Sesame Street, Muppet Babies, and their favourite Muppet memories. Make sure to check out this most sensational, inspirational, celebrational, Muppetational episode! Don't forget to check out our list of all the titles that we chat about in this...


29 Libraries in Pop Culture

EPL librarian and official friend of the show Beth Kilfoy joins Bryce and Caroline to discuss libraries and librarians in pop culture. We chat about the best fantasy libraries, the stereotypes vs realities of working in the library world, and which recording artists would make the best cover of The Library Card Song from Arthur. From monster hunters to book detectives, wizened old crones to giant tentacled monsters, how are librarians represented in your favourite media? Be sure to look at...


28 Pop Culture Poetry

EPL’s new Writer-in-Residence, Matthew Stepanic, joins hosts Bryce Crittenden and Caroline Land, along with our “five timers club” guest host, Kate Gibson, to talk about zines, poetry, and literary events. We talk about tons of local talent, independent bookstores, and the upcoming Edmonton Poetry Festival. Check out all the titles that we talk about in this episode. Learn more about Matthew Stepanic and EPL's Writer-In-Residence program. For the first time ever, YOU get to decide what...


BONUS Episode 4 - EPL March Madness Recap

The votes are in and the #EPLMarchMadness winner has been crowned! Overdue Finds hosts Bryce Crittenden and Caroline Land are joined by guests Allison DaSilva and Marina Fernandes to talk about the thrilling victories and the agonizing defeats from EPL's first movie tournament! Checkout all the titles that we talk about in this bonus episode. We would love to hear from our listeners so if you have any comments about the show or episode ideas please email us at podcast@epl.ca. Be sure to...


27 Capital City Records Vinyl

We welcome back EPL librarian Rocky Mann to the show to tell us all about super-cool Capital City Records vinyl album. Get the scoop on how the project came together and hear about some of the amazing Edmonton artists that are featured on the album. Plus, the group reminisces about the very first album that they bought when they were kids. Check out the list of all the items that we talk about in this episode. Visit us online to learn more about the Capital City Press Vinyl...


26 Let's Plan an Event!

Are you overwhelmed by event planning? (or do you love hearing about events gone wrong like the ill-fated Fyre Festival?) If the answer is ‘yes’, then you need to listen to this episode! Get tips from EPL’s Fund Development Events Specialist, Hannah Whittaker, as she examines all things ‘events’ along with hosts Bryce Crittenden and Caroline Land. Don't forget to checkout the list of all the materials that we talk about during this episode. Tickets are now available for our next Forward...


25 Overdue Finds March Madness

Join Bryce, new official co-host Caroline Land, and guests Allison DaSilva and Diego Ibarra as we dive into EPL's first ever Overdue Finds March Madness bracket! (*cue airhorn noises*) Take an epic journey through our collection to find the best movie adapted from a book. Opinions will be expressed, hearts will be broken, and justice will be demanded (#justiceforthenotebook), but which book/movie combo will come out on top? Help us to decide by going to epl.ca/podcast and downloading your...


24 Romance is for Everyone

Local romance author Jennifer Snow joins Bryce and EPL librarian Beth Kilfoy to chat all about steamy romance novels. The group chats about not only some Harlequin titles but also some of the different romance genres. Jennifer shares some funny stories about how those infamous covers come together and Bryce shares his thoughts on reading his first romance novel. You don't want to miss this episode! Don't forget to check out the list of all the items that we talk about in this episode. We...


23 Ask Pilar!

Our podcast listeners were invited to send in their burning questions about the revitalization of the Stanley A. Milner Library (or anything EPL). Now’s your chance to hear the answers! EPL’s CEO, Pilar Martinez, joins hosts Bryce Crittenden and Laura Young to discuss libraries (both real and fictional!) and, of course, share their finds. Check it out! Make sure you check out our list of of all the items that we talk about in this episode. We would love to hear from our listeners so if you...


22 Children's Picture Books Are Where It's At

We're joined this week by EPL librarians Laura Young and Tamsin Shute as we talk about some of the best books for kids. Learn all about some great books that celebrate diversity and kids non-fiction books about everything from Simon & Garfunkel to a secret NYC subway. We also take a walk down memory lane and share our favourite books from when we were kids and chat about some of those great shows on Access during the 80's & 90's. Be sure to checkout our list of all the great books that we...


21 Best of 2018

The New Year has arrived! In the first episode of 2019, Bryce sits down with fellow EPLers Allison DaSilva and Nancy Sheng to talk about the best (and not so great) books, movies, music, and video games from 2018. Tune in to find out their picks and learn why Mr. Rogers would be very proud of Nancy's make-believe skills. Our show notes on all the items that we discussed can be found on epl.ca. Be sure to also check out our blog that features some of the top "overdue finds" of 2018 from our...


20 Where's My Hoverboard?

Fire up your DeLorean and join Bryce and librarian Caroline Land as they share their favourite time travel titles. Not only do we explore the Back to the Future series but we also look at why Wolverine is the perfect person to send back in time and of course the do's and dont's of time travel. Plus find out which year our hosts would like to travel in time to. For a complete list of all the picks this episode, please visit EPL.ca. We would love to hear from our listeners so if you have any...


19 Surviving the Holidays

With Christmas just around the corner, Bryce sits down with fellow EPLers Camilla Fita, Kyle Marshall and Suzuanne Burwash to chat all about their favourite Christmas titles. The group shares some great advice on how to manage the stress of the holidays including some great tips from a couple of young listeners. Kyle shares his knowledge of wine and the group shares which celebrity they would like to spend Christmas with. For a complete list of all the items discussed on this episode,...


18 Let's Go Exploring with Michael Hingston

Edmonton writer Michael Hingston joins Bryce and Kate Gibson in studio to chat about his book about Calvin and Hobbes called Let's Go Exploring. They discuss the legacy of the legendary newspaper comic strip and of course those infamous Calvin car decals. Michael also shares details about his new short story advent calendar and what it's like to work with comedian Patton Oswalt on Ghost Box. This is a must listen for any Calvin and Hobbes fan! Visit EPL.ca for a complete list of everything...


17 The Evolution of Archie

Bryce is joined by librarian Carla Iacchelli and the official "comics correspondent of Overdue Finds" Amie Wright as they explore everything Archie and the entire Riverdale universe. They look at how the series has changed since it was first introduced in 1941 to include everything from comics and TV shows to some crazy crossovers. Carla and Amie share why Riverdale is a guilty pleasure must watch and Bryce shares a comics storyline where Archie picks up a rather controversial part-time job....


Bonus Episode 3 - Comic Expo Interviews with Amy Chu and Jenn St-Onge

In this "truly truly truly outrageous" bonus episode of Overdue Finds Bryce and Amie Wright hit up the Edmonton Comic and Entertainment Expo to chat with more comic writers and artists. They chat with Red Sonja writer Amy Chu about an upcoming Red Sonja Christmas crossover and Jenn St-Onge talks about being involved with the new Jem and the Holograms comic series and being inspired by young fans. Visit epl.ca for a complete list of everything that we chat about in this episode. We would...


16 Books to Film: Halloween Edition

It's an extra spooky edition of Overdue Finds as Bryce is joined by fellow EPLer Allison DaSilva as we explore some of our favourite scary books that have been turned into movies. Find out which documentary terrified Bryce and the crazy conspiracy theories behind The Shining. We also share which book we would like to see turned into a movie and Bryce does a terrible impression of Bane. Grab your flashlights because you won't want to miss these spooky picks. Visit EPL.ca for a complete list...


Bonus Episode 2 - Comic Expo Interviews with Vic Malhotra and Kyle Charles

We're back with another mini-bonus episode of Overdue Finds. Kim and Bryce are bringing you another set of interviews from the Edmonton Comic and Entertainment Expo. In this episode Bryce and Amie Wright chat with Edmonton comic artists Vic Malhotra and Kyle Charles. Vic shares how he got started in comics after having a career in marketing and Kyle bonds with Amie and Bryce over his love for Wolverine and true crime! Visit epl.ca for a complete list of everything that we chat about in this...


15 Back in Shepherds' Time

In this latest episode, Bryce and Kim welcome Edmonton author Rayanne Haines and official friend of the show Kate Gibson. They chat about everything from some of their favourite kick-ass heroines to which kind of wine would be paired with the show. Rayanne shares her story about getting a book deal with a New York publisher and some of the amazing poets here in Edmonton. Plus, Kim has a major announcement that will surprise all the listeners. Visit EPL.ca for a complete list of everything...