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

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.

Tuesday Nov 15, 2022

With the help of social workers, libraries have been able to provide more holistic assistance with a myriad of services such as housing, employment, legal support, and food assistance. In this episode, we sit down to chat with Gwinnett County Public Library’s social work interns and the Lawrenceville Branch Manager. 
To make an appointment with a social work intern, fill out a Book-a-Librarian form here. 

Monday Nov 07, 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 share some of their favorite books featuring Native American authors, topics, and award winning titles. 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.

Tuesday Nov 01, 2022

William Kent Krueger is the award-winning author of the Cork O'Connor mystery series which features books about a former sheriff who is part Irish and part Ojibwe. Krueger has received numerous awards for his writing, including the 2014 Edgar Award for Best Novel for his book, Ordinary Grace.  His newest book is Fox Creek.

Monday Oct 24, 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 Ghost Tracks by Celso Hurtado.  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.

Monday Oct 10, 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 take a deep dive on the works of David Levithan. 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.

Monday Oct 03, 2022

Polly J. Price is an award-winning legal historian and Professor of Law and Global Health at Emory University. She is the author of the new book, Plagues in the Nation: How Epidemics Shaped America, which is a narrative history of America through major outbreaks. The book examines how law and government affected the outcome of the epidemics that struck America, and how those outbreaks have in turn shaped our government. 

Monday Sep 26, 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 share some of their favorite books featuring Latinx authors, topics, and award winning titles. 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.

Monday Sep 19, 2022

Jason DiFranco is the Director of Development and Community Partnerships at Gwinnett County Public Library. One of the projects he has been working on is gathering support for the restoration of the historic Hooper-Renwick building, which housed Gwinnett County’s only high school for Black children until desegregation in 1968. The building will be converted into a 25,000-square-foot museum and house Gwinnett County Public Library’s new Lawrenceville branch. Hooper-Renwick Legacy Preservation Committee chair and vice-chair Theresa Bailey and Joyce Moore also join the podcast to talk more about this important project and their place in its history. 

Monday Sep 12, 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 take a deep dive on the works of Maggie Stiefvater. 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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