Checking In #5: A New Co-Host Emerges

March 21, 2019

On this episode Maria joins as a special co-host as Annie is on maternity leave. We discuss a wide range of books and movies today. 



So You've Been Publicly Shamed

Louise Penny Inspector Armand Gamache Series


Bright Sided

Morbid Taste for Bones

Lucy Knisley

Laura Childs Tea Shop Mystery Series


Private Life


Hotel Artemis

Atomic Blonde

Apollo 11

Buster Keaton

Bohemian Rhapsody

How to Train Your Dragon 3


Jason Mraz's Unlonely is Maria's music pick of the week. If you like us, you can subscribe to us iTunes, Google Play, and Stitcher.

Checking In #4

March 7, 2019

Matt & Annie talk about their plans for spring break as well as the things they're doing. 

Media mentioned:


Bad Times at the El Royale

Minding the Gap

Behind the Curve

Sex & Rage


Spring Break Reads:

And then it's spring

The poky little puppy

Enchanted April

Tulip Fever


Annies music pick of the week is The Rascals Groovin.

Checking In #3

February 21, 2019

On this episode of Checking In, Annie and I are joined by our colleague David. He's in charge of the Digital Media Lab, a special service the library provides. He talks about the kinds of things you can do in the second segment of the episode.


Media discussed:

My Brilliant Friend (Elena Ferrante #1)

This Will Only Hurt a Little

Paper Girls

Eighth Grade

Handmaid's Tale

High Flying Bird

thank u, next by Ariana Grande


Tash Sultana's "Free Mind" ends the podcast as our music pick.

Checking In #2

January 24, 2019

Matt & Annie discuss the various forms of media they've been consuming. From books, TV shows, and movies, listen as they check in with each other. Danis joins us to talk about Books on the Lake and Night in the Stacks, library programs that are large in scale. We end the episode with upcoming library programs as well as Annie's music pick of the week. 

Checking In, Episode 1

January 10, 2019

GPPL librarians Matt and Annie discuss their year-end book, movie, and TV review and what's changing at the library in 2019.