Staff Picks

EPL staff has a genuine interest in library material. Every day, we read, we listen, we watch, we game and most of all, we share the exceptional content that you may not know about.

Looking for some serendipity, inspiration, creativity or simply a way to escape from a hectic day? What a better way to get what you are looking for than to check out the latest picks by EPL staff and the Great Stuff Crew!

About the Great Stuff Crew

The Great Stuff Crew is made up of nine creative and passionate individuals who work at EPL. They are a knowledgeable bunch, expert navigators of incredible content about books, movies, music, games and more. They give their personal recommendations about stuff they find interesting, enlightening, but most of all enjoyable!

Let our Great Stuff Crew help guide your choices! Get to know them here:

Explore the latest Great Stuff Crew picks and recommended content in the tabs below and take home the fun. Satisfaction guaranteed or your money back!

Looking for a great book or eBook to curl up with on a cold afternoon? Julie or Nancy from the Great Stuff Crew can help you with timely and timeless must-reads!



Looking for a unique playlist to pump you up for your workout or relax you for the evening? Mandy or Jey can give you some ideas to start or end your hard working day!

 Looking for a thrilling movie for date night or hanging out with your buddies? Check out Jonathan’s awesome recommendations.

Looking for an interactive video game to play with your friends? Amanda knows all about games: she plays them all!

Want some ideas on what to read to your child? Sean's lists will help you read, sing, laugh and play with the important little person in your life!

These are the know-it-all folks, the generalists who are into everything! Have a question about this or that? They'll have an answer for you.

The Great Stuff Crew will be near you!

The Great Stuff Crew will be attending numerous events throughout the year to promote EPL's incredible content. Don't miss the chance to meet them in person. Here's a list of dates and locations.






Nerd Nite #10

Jan. 9/14

8:00 pm

Citadel Theater

EPL's Film Forum

Jan. 18/14

1:30 pm

Stanley A. Milner Library (Edmonton Room) 

Nerd Nite #11

Mar. 6/14

8:00 pm

Citadel Theater


Get to know the Great Stuff Crew by checking out their profile pages, reviewing their top lists, following them on Twitter or chatting with them at a branch or local event near you. You never know how much you may have in common. You might just enjoy their unique and eclectic taste!

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