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 for Groundhog Day. Join us as we chat about some of the books, TV shows and movies (like Groundhog Day) that explore this twist on time travel.
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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 Eventbrite.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on social media using #eploverduefinds.
Visit EPL.ca to see our blog for the "Top Overdue Finds of 2019". Bryce and Caroline along with several EPL staff who were on the show this year share their favourite hidden gem titles from this past year.
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 years ago? Tune in to find out as we dig deep into this not-so-ancient history.
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.
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 music from 2019. That episode will be available on Friday, December 20th just in time for those last-minute gift ideas.
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.
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.
On our November 22 episode, we’ll be sharing some funny behind-the-scenes library stories – everything from impromptu weddings to surprise snakes!
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.
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 favourite horror movies just in time for Halloween.
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. Amber Reichert and librarian Tamsin Shute about our Welcome Baby program and the importance of early literacy.
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.
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