Gwinnett County Public Library

Podcasts from the Gwinnett County Public Library: Authors Annotated features conversations with authors who visit the library about their work, their creative processes, and their love of libraries. Flip the Library showcases GCPL‘s staff and services and the ways they work with and for the Gwinnett County community. Spill Lit is a young adult literature podcast from GCPL‘s Youth Services department, featuring reading recommendations and discussions of YA lit trends and themes.

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Episodes

6 days ago

Adrienne Su was raised in Atlanta, Georgia, and earned a BA from Radcliff College of Harvard university and an MFA from the University of Virginia. She is the author of the poetry collections Peach State, Living Quarters, Having None of It, Sanctuary, and Middle Kingdom. She currently teaches at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. 

Monday Jan 16, 2023

In the latest episode of Spill Lit, join our hosts Katharine, Sarah, and Patty as they discuss what they're reading and what they recommend! In this episode listen as they talk about books found on the YALSA Teens' Top Ten List!
Email us at SpillLit@gwinnettpl.org and tell us what you like about the show, recommend a book for us to read, or share your opinion about a book we've already reviewed. Everyone who sends us an email will be entered into a drawing to win a free YA book.

Tuesday Jan 10, 2023

Peachtree Corners was developed as a planned community in the 1960’s with Technology Park as its core, to lure tech companies to the Gwinnett County area, but did not officially incorporate as a city until 2012. The Gwinnett County Public Library built its Peachtree Corners Branch in 1986, and the branch has continued to serve this unique community ever since! 

Monday Jan 02, 2023

Join our hosts Katharine, Sarah, and Patty as they discuss what they’re reading and what they recommend! In this episode, listen as they discuss The Resolutions by Mia Garcia and share their reading resolutions for the new year. 
Email us at SpillLit@gwinnettpl.org and tell us what you like about the show, recommend a book for us to read, or share your opinion about a book we've already reviewed. Everyone who sends us an email will be entered into a drawing to win a free YA book.

Monday Dec 26, 2022

Our guest today is Jeffrey Breslow. He is the author of A Game Maker’s Life and is a preeminent toy and game inventor and designer. He had spent more than 41 years inventing toys and games. Breslow was inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame in New York City in 1988 and left the toy business in 2008 to sculpt full time.

Monday Dec 19, 2022

Join our hosts Katharine, Sarah, and Patty as they discuss what they’re reading and what they recommend! In this episode, listen as they discuss The Midnight Club by Christopher Pike.
Email us at SpillLit@gwinnettpl.org and tell us what you like about the show, recommend a book for us to read, or share your opinion about a book we've already reviewed. Everyone who sends us an email will be entered into a drawing to win a free YA book.

Monday Dec 12, 2022

GCPL University began in 2021 as a program of self-paced, online courses designed for the Gwinnett County community by Gwinnett County Public Library staff with the goal of teaching practical job knowledge and developing marketable skills using the library’s physical and digital offerings. Learn more at www.gwinnettpl.org/gcpl-university. 

Monday Dec 05, 2022

In the latest episode of Spill Lit, join our hosts Katharine, Sarah, and Patty as they discuss what they're reading and what they recommend! In this episode they talk about some new holiday reads!
Email us at SpillLit@gwinnettpl.org and tell us what you like about the show, recommend a book for us to read, or share your opinion about a book we've already reviewed. Everyone who sends us an email will be entered into a drawing to win a free YA book.

Monday Nov 28, 2022

Vanessa Riley is the award-winning author of Sister Mother Warrior and Island Queen. Riley's historical novels showcase the hidden histories of Black women and women of color, emphasizing strong sisterhoods and dazzling multicultural communities. Her works encompass historical fiction, historical romance, and historical mystery, and you can find them in our online catalog here.

Monday Nov 21, 2022

Join our hosts Katharine, Sarah, and Patty as they discuss what they’re reading and what they recommend! In this episode, listen as they discuss Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo.  For a look at the books featured in this episode, check out this booklist!
Email us at SpillLit@gwinnettpl.org and tell us what you like about the show, recommend a book for us to read, or share your opinion about a book we've already reviewed. Everyone who sends us an email will be entered into a drawing to win a free YA book.

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