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Welcome to Overdue Finds, an Edmonton Public Library podcast. Bryce Crittenden and Kim Bates will be hosting conversations about movies, music, books, pretty much any sort of popular culture and media you can think of and likely some youve never thought of. Were hoping youll learn more about what you can find at the library.

Episódios

  • 57 Susie Moloney Interview

    57 Susie Moloney Interview

    22/05/2020 Duração: 53min

    On this new episode of our podcast, Bryce and librarian Kate Gibson chat with best-selling author and EPL’s Writer-In-Residence Susie Moloney about her role at EPL. Learn how she’s still been able to help local writers during these days of social distancing and hear the story about how her novel “A Dry Spell” was optioned by Tom Cruise’s production company in the late ‘90’s. Plus, learn about some of the differences between writing novels and screenplays and everyone talks about their favourite horror movies and so much more! Check out our list of all the titles that we talk about in this episode including some of Susie Moloney's favourite books. You can also follow Susie on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.  Visit the EPL From Home page on our website to learn more about how you can access the library from home. Whether you want to learn a new language, read an eBook or eAudiobook, stream an award-winning movie or enjoy a storytime with your little one, there's a world of possibilities instantly available at

  • 56 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt. 2

    56 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt. 2

    08/05/2020 Duração: 01h12min

    On this episode Bryce & Caroline look back at Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II which recently won the Overdue Finds March Madness Tournament. Joining us for this deep dive into the final Harry Potter film are Potter super fans and librarians Carol Ma & Cassidy Munro. There's lots to dive in to from the casting to the 3D effects and how we're all so glad this movie is the end to all that camping! In addition to Harry Potter we talk about quite a few other titles which you can check out here.  Visit the EPL From Home page on our website to learn more about how you can access the library from home. Whether you want to learn a new language, read an eBook or eAudiobook, stream an award-winning movie or enjoy a storytime with your little one, there's a world of possibilities instantly available at your fingertips. On our next episode we're going to be joined by regular guest Kate Gibson and we'll be chatting with EPL’s current Writer in Residence Susie Moloney about some of the work that she con

  • 55 EPL From Home: Kids Stuff

    55 EPL From Home: Kids Stuff

    24/04/2020 Duração: 47min

    On this brand new episode of Overdue Finds Bryce and Caroline are chatting with librarian Angela Lieu about some of the amazing online resources that kids can access from home including movies, books and so much more. Plus Angela gives us the scoop on what it was like to work with Hemi the dog on some of the Storytime videos on YouTube. Our hosts also share what they’ve been watching at home during the quarantine and learn about the music instruments they attempted to play when they were kids. View our list of all the resources for kids that we talk about in this episode including some picks for some titles that we've been enjoying. Visit the EPL From Home page on our website to learn more about how you can access the library from home. Whether you want to learn a new language, read an eBook or eAudiobook, stream an award-winning movie or enjoy a storytime with your little one, there's a world of possibilities instantly available at your fingertips. You're invited to participate in the EPL from Home digital b

  • BONUS Episode 6 - 2020 Overdue Finds March Madness Recap

    BONUS Episode 6 - 2020 Overdue Finds March Madness Recap

    17/04/2020 Duração: 36min

    On this special Bonus episode of Overdue Finds we chat about the surprising results of the 2020 Overdue Finds March Madness tournament.  Bryce and Caroline are joined by librarian Nancy Sheng and Marina Afonso from EPL's Marketing department to chat about what happened to Game of Thrones, why Beyoncé was knocked out by the Frozen soundtrack, how BTS destroyed Ed Sheeran and how Harry Potter almost didn't make the tournament and the Cinderella like run by Schitt's Creek.  Tune in for all the drama, excitement, and betrayal (oh yes, there was betrayal) as we recap the 2nd Annual EPL Overdue Finds March Madness tournament! Check out all the results of this year's tournament HERE.  Our next episode will be available on Friday, April 24th. We'll be joined by EPL Librarian Angela Lieu to talk about some of the great resources for kids that you can access at home with your library card.  Share your thoughts on this episode by emailing us at [email protected] or tag us on social media using #EPLOverdueFinds Visit the EP

  • 54 EPL From Home: Online Resources

    54 EPL From Home: Online Resources

    10/04/2020 Duração: 55min

    On this week’s new episode of Overdue Finds, we’re chatting about some of the amazing EPL resources that you can access from home with Librarian Bethany Arsenault. We share details about some of the hidden gem services that you might not have heard of before and some of our favourite titles that are available digitally. Yes, we also manage to briefly chat about Tiger King! Be sure to checkout our list of all the digital resources that we talk about in this episode.  Visit the EPL From Home page on our website to learn more about how you can access the library from home. Whether you want to learn a new language, read an eBook or eAudiobook, stream an award-winning movie or enjoy a storytime with your little one, there's a world of possibilities instantly available at your fingertips. Next week we'll be bringing you a special Bonus episode of Overdue Finds where we chat about the EPL Overdue Finds March Madness Tournament that just wrapped up.  Share your thoughts on this episode by emailing us at [email protected]

  • 53 EPLs COVID-19 Response

    53 EPL's COVID-19 Response

    27/03/2020 Duração: 29min

    A lot has changed this we released our last episode! Hosts Bryce and Caroline – recording from separate locations – are joined (remotely) by Edmonton Public Library CEO Pilar Martinez to talk about everything that has been happening in the last few weeks. They ask Pilar about the decision to close library branches, how EPL is working with the City to support Edmontonians, and what qualities are needed to lead in challenging times. (Plus we find out what song all three people sing when they wash their hands!) Bring the Library to you! While our branches are temporarily closed, our online resources are always available. Whether you want to learn a new language, read an eBook or eAudiobook, stream an award-winning movie or enjoy a storytime with your little one, there's a world of possibilities instantly available at your fingertips. Get started by visiting EPL From Home.  Please visit the Government of Alberta's website for more information on how how to prevent the spread of this virus or for support.  Share y

  • 52 Top Games of the 2010s

    52 Top Games of the 2010's

    13/03/2020 Duração: 01h01min

    Bryce and Caroline are joined by two first time guests, digital literacy expert Sam Hamilton and often-mentioned, Clareview Branch enthusiast Mike Eaton to talk about the best games of the 2010s. Whether you prefer console games or apps, single player or multiplayer, puzzles or adventhttps://www.epl.ca/podcast/ures, we have the enough suggestions to make anyone interested in gaming! Had we been able to make a video game bracket for best of the decade, what would your picks be? Remember to participate in March Madness 2020 for a chance to win a signed copy of John Douglas' "Mindhunter"! Post your completed brackets on social media with the tag #EPLMarchMadness. Checkout our list of all the great games that we talk about in this episode.  Share your thoughts on this episode by emailing us at [email protected] or tag us on social media using #EPLOverdueFinds. EPL’s Spring Break Starts Here program runs from March 21st until March 29th. EPL offers free activities and events to encourage kids to play, create and expl

  • 51 2nd Annual Overdue Finds March Madness Preview

    51 2nd Annual Overdue Finds March Madness Preview

    28/02/2020 Duração: 01h10min

    *Air horn noises* It's that time again! Bryce and Caroline are joined by "Best of" episode expert Nancy Sheng and podcast team member Maria Milanowski to discuss this year's March Madness bracket: Best of the 2010's! What was the best piece of media to come out of the last decade? Is anything groundbreaking missing from our bracket? Can anything defeat the Beyhive? Will there finally be justice for Twilight?! Listen in to find out! Make sure to participate in this year's March Madness for a chance to win a signed copy of Mindhunter by John Douglas! Just download your bracket from EPL.ca, fill it out, and share it with us on social media at #EPLMarchMadness. Voting will run on EPL's Facebook and Twitter pages from March 1 - April 2, 2020.  View our list of all the titles that we talk about in this episode. You can also check out our list of all 64 titles that are included in this year's tournament.  Share your thoughts on this episode by emailing us at [email protected] or tag us on social media using #eploverdu

  • 50 Biggest Oscar Snubs

    50 Biggest Oscar Snubs

    14/02/2020 Duração: 01h44s

    In this appropriately Golden (50th!) episode, Bryce and Caroline welcome back librarian Diego Ibarra to chat about some of the biggest snubs in Oscars history. The trio tackles many important Oscar questions such as: Who should have won? Who should have been nominated? Does one memorable line equate to an Oscar-worthy performance? And of course who would you thank if you won the golden statuette? Join us as we share our thoughts on what the Academy Awards got wrong. Visit our list of all the award winners and nominees that we talk on this episode.  Share your thoughts on this episode by emailing us at [email protected] or tag us on social media using #eploverduefinds. It's back and bigger than ever! On the next episode of Overdue Finds we'll be talking about our second annual EPL Overdue Finds March Madness tournament. In 2019 The Princess Bride was voted to be the best Movie Based on a Book. This year we have a brand new theme, brand new brackets, and what we're sure will be brand new arguments about the select

  • 49 Time Loops

    49 Time Loops

    31/01/2020 Duração: 56min

    On this episode of Overdue Finds, Bryce and Caroline are joined by librarian Katie Turzansky to chat all about the concept of time loops in pop culture. There's plenty of talk about the film "Groundhog Day" and the theories around how long Bill Murray's character is stuck in his time loop. The group also talks about the various other types of sub-genres and who they would want to get stuck in a time loop with. Check out our list of all the great titles that explore time loops. Guest Katie Turzansky also shares her list of her favourite twisted time looping tales.  Share your thoughts on this episode by emailing us at [email protected] or tag us on social media using #eploverduefinds. The Oscars honour the best in film…but sometimes they might not get everything exactly right. On our next episode which will be available on Friday, February 14,  we’re going to be taking a look at Oscars biggest snubs and the movies, actors, and directors who should have won. This Family Day go beyond the books and visit an EPL bra

  • 48 Mayor Don Iveson interview

    48 Mayor Don Iveson interview

    17/01/2020 Duração: 37min

    Bryce and Caroline had the opportunity to talk to the first Forward Thinking Speaker Series presenter of 2020, Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson. He'll be talking about "Building A City for 2 Million People" and how he sees the Edmonton of the near future growing and thriving. In this interview, Mayor Iveson previews some of what he'll be talking about, including why it's so important for him to include youth leaders in the discussion and what challenges and opportunities are facing the Edmonton region. Our hosts also slip in a few pop culture questions, including asking about his favourite fictional politicians and what he's been reading lately. Limited tickets are still available for Mayor Don Iveson: Building a City for 2 Million People on Thursday January 30, 2020 at Triffo Theatre (MacEwan University). Be sure to check out our list of the titles talked about in this episode include a book recommendation from Mayor Don Iveson.  On the next episode of Overdue Finds we'll be talking about time loops just in time fo

  • 47 2000 Pop Culture Time Capsule

    47 2000 Pop Culture Time Capsule

    03/01/2020 Duração: 01h14min

    On this episode of Overdue Finds we go back 20 years (yes, it's been that long) to take a look at the year 2000. Bryce and Caroline are joined by librarians Carol Ma and Cassidy Munro to look at the top movies, books, music, and TV that helped kick-off the new millennium. The group also talks about the paranoia around Y2K, the controversial 2000 US Presidential election (hanging chad) and making some mixed CD's. Join us as we crack open another pop culture time capsule. Be sure to visit our list of all the top items from the year 2000 that we talk about in this episode.  On the next episode of Overdue Finds, we’ll be talking with EPL’s first Forward Thinking Speakers Series speaker of the year: Mayor Don Iveson. We’ll be asking him about his vision for the Edmonton of tomorrow and we might even be able to sneak in a few pop culture questions for him. There's only a handful of tickets left to see Mayor Don Iveson - Building a City for 2 Million People on January 30th. You can purchase your tickets on Eventbrit

  • 46 Best of 2019

    46 Best of 2019

    20/12/2019 Duração: 01h04min

    Bryce and Caroline are joined by EPL staff members Nancy Sheng and first time podcast guest Hayley Redpath to wrap up 2019. The group shares their picks for their favourite books, music, games, movies and TV from this past year. Caroline shares her love for a book featuring some "protocol-based romance", Bryce talks about the highly anticipated video game sequel that he finally got to play, Nancy gushes about a book written by a mortician and Hayley searches for a mochi hookup. Join us as we look at some of the amazing titles that came out in 2019. Share some of your favourite titles of 2019 by emailing us at [email protected] or tag us on social media using #eploverduefinds. Don't forget to checkout our list of all of our favourite items that we talk about in this episode.  Our next episode will be available on Friday, January 3rd. We’re going to be celebrating the start of a brand new decade by opening up the Pop Culture Time Capsule from the year 2000. What were we watching, reading, and listening to twenty y

  • 45 A Christmas Carol

    45 A Christmas Carol

    06/12/2019 Duração: 01h04min

    Bryce and Caroline are joined by local actors Belinda Cornish and Julien Arnold to talk about the many adaptations (dare we say, adaptations past, present and future?) of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Both Belinda and Julien have been involved in the Citadel Theatre's productions of the play for years and can shed some light on different versions of the Dickensian classic, as well as what makes the Edmonton theatre scene so special. You can also catch our guest hosts in this year's production of A Christmas Carol at the Citadel Theatre until December 23, 2019. Comments or questions about the show? You can reach us at [email protected]  Follow EPL on Facebook and on Twitter and join the conversation by using #EPLOverdueFinds. Be sure to visit our list of the various versions of A Christmas Carol in our collection along with some other recommended picks from this episode.  On the next episode of Overdue Finds, we're going to be taking a look back at some of our favourite movies, books, TV shows, games, and

  • 44 Tales From the Stacks

    44 Tales From the Stacks

    22/11/2019 Duração: 01h08min

    Have you ever wondered what it's like to work at the library? Join hosts Bryce and Caroline as they go behind the scenes with librarians Camilla Fita and Sheila Laroque.  Learn all about the memorable moments and funny stories about life at the library.  You can't make this stuff up! Be sure to checkout our list of all the books and movies talked about on this episode.  On our December 7th episode we'll be talking about some of our own favourite versions of “A Christmas Carol” with special guests from the Citadel Theatre’s new production of “A Christmas Carol”,  actors Julien Arnold and Belinda Cornish. Comments or questions about the show? You can reach us at [email protected]  Follow EPL on Facebook and on Twitter and join the conversation by using #EPLOverdueFinds.

  • 43 NaNoWriMo

    43 NaNoWriMo

    08/11/2019 Duração: 51min

    Bryce and Caroline are joined by EPL's newest Capital City Press Featured Writer Premee Mohamed and nine-time podcast guest Kate Gibson to talk about National Novel Writing Month. Premee talks about her experiences in writing and publishing, and everyone comes out of this episode with a pen name. Listen in to find out how EPL and the NaNoWriMo community can help you on your novel-writing journey! Check out our list of titles that we talk about in this episode including some great resources available at EPL for writers.  Guest Premee Mohamed also has a recommended reading list on EPL.ca that features Sci-fi that Puts the Sci in Fi. On our November 22 episode, we’ll be sharing some funny behind-the-scenes library stories – everything from impromptu weddings to surprise snakes! Comments or questions about the show? You can reach us at [email protected]  Follow EPL on Facebook and on Twitter and join the conversation by using #EPLOverdueFinds.

  • 42 Oh, the Horror!

    42 Oh, the Horror!

    25/10/2019 Duração: 01h10min

    With Halloween right around the corner, Bryce and Caroline and joined by first time guests & movie buffs Steven Sandor and Indy Randhawa to chat about some of their favourite horror hidden gems that you can find at EPL. The group debates whether it's better to watch horror movies at home or in a movie theatre and they share their favourite horror tropes. Plus, Steven shares his rules for watching horror movies. Grab a flashlight and hide under the covers for this spooky edition of Overdue Finds.  Don't forget to check out our list of all the scary movies that we talk about during this episode.  Guest Steven Sandor has also published a list of some of his favourite horror stories that you can view here.  Our next episode will be available on Friday, November 8th. Bryce and Caroline will be chatting with Kate Gibson and new Capital City Press Featured writer Premee Mohamed about National Novel Writing Month (NANOWRIMO) which takes place in November.  Comments or questions about the show? You can reach us at

  • 41 Welcome Baby

    41 Welcome Baby

    11/10/2019 Duração: 51min

    On this week's Overdue Finds, Bryce and Caroline chat with returning guest Tamsin Shute and neonatologist Dr. Amber Reichert about how EPL's Welcome Baby program has expanded into local Neonatal Intensive Care Units. Learn more about how this came about, what it means for parents and hospital staff, why books belong in the NICU and why you should read and sing to your baby! Be sure to check out our list of all the titles that we talk about in this episode.  Guest Dr. Amber Reichert has also put together a separate list of books and online resources for premature babies and their families that all parents will appreciate.  Plus, make sure to listen to the end of this episode to find out how you can win a pair of tickets to the sold out John Douglas event on October 28th. The deadline to enter is Monday, October 21st.  Our next episode will be available on Friday, October 25th. We'll be talking to local author and editor of Avenue Magazine, Steven Sandor and fellow EPLer Indy Randhawa about some of our favourit

  • 40 Mindhunter John Douglas

    40 "Mindhunter" John Douglas

    27/09/2019 Duração: 01h22min

    In this special episode of Overdue Finds we have an exclusive interview with retired FBI Criminal Profiler and "Mindhunter" author John Douglas. Before he comes to Edmonton as part of EPL's Forward Thinking Speaker Series, Douglas chats with our hosts about his legendary career, the differences between his book and the popular Netflix series (WARNING: there are season 2 spoilers) and interviewing some of histories most notorious criminals including Charles Manson. You'll also hear about the case that nearly killed him and what it was like working under J. Edgar Hoover. Plus, make sure to listen to the end of the episode to find out how you can win a pair of tickets to his sold out event. This is an episode that you won't want to miss! Don't forget to check out the list of all the true crime titles that we talk about during this episode.  Thank you to Mtek Digital for letting us use their studio to record this episode.  Our next episode will be available on Friday, October 11th. We'll be chatting with Dr. Ambe

  • 39 Guilty Pleasures

    39 Guilty Pleasures

    13/09/2019 Duração: 01h12min

    On this week's Overdue Finds, Bryce and Caroline are joined by special guest Brittney Le Blanc (@BritL) to dig into some guilty pleasures! From secret faves to longtime loves, together they break down the books, movies, and music they love - and why they shouldn't feel guilty about enjoying it. Plus, they share some of the guiltiest pleasures of EPL staff members. Check out the list of all the "guilty pleasure" picks that were talked about in this episode.  Our next episode will be available on Friday, September 20th where we'll be chatting with famed FBI criminal profiler and Mindhunter author John Douglas. Before he visits Edmonton on October 28th as part of EPL's Forward Thinking Speaker Series he'll chat with us about his upcoming presentation, legendary FBI career, and of course the popular Netflix series Mindhunter.  Comments or questions about the show? You can reach us at [email protected]  Follow EPL on Facebook and on Twitter and join the conversation by using #EPLOverdueFinds.

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