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Infinite Energy Center

6400 Sugarloaf Parkway

Duluth, GA 30097

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Calling all library lovers! Join the GCPL Foundation for the 2nd annual Puttin' on the Litz Gala at the Infinite Energy Center.

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The Gwinnett County Public Library Foundation presents its signature fundraising gala, Puttin' on the Litz, an elegant black tie event held at the Infinite Energy Center in Duluth, GA. The Puttin' on the Litz Gala features gourmet dining, live entertainment, a top-notch silent and live auction and the chance to dance the night away.

Hosted by the talented Atlanta radio personality, Jenn Hobby from Star 94.1, this event will be anything but boring. Don't miss our keynote speaker , New York Times Best Selling Author Diane Ackerman. Diane is known for her novel The Zookeeper's Wife, which was adapted into a major motion picture starring Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, and Daniel Brühl in 2017.

Also, setting the tone for this celebratory event is the spectacular Joe Gransden and The Big Band will perform live.

View and bid on silent auction items here.

All proceeds from the event support some of our most valuable programs, including Early Childhood Literacy initiatives and Career Online High School.

We hope to see you on October 19, 2019 to help us secure a bright future for our libraries and community.

Dinner will be followed with a live auction and the dance floor is opened so you can dance the night away.

Dress code: Black Tie Optional, we encourage all guest to wear 1940's inspired attire.

Please note that this event is for 18+ only.



Standard Ticket - Includes red carpet drinks reception, table seating,seated dinner with red/white wine and entertainment.

VIP Ticket – As above PLUS a prestigious VIP guest reception with Diane Ackerman.

The VIP Reception is from 6 - 6:30pm.

Additional table and ticket types are available. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

This event is for 18+ only

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

If you have any questions please call Shelly Schwerzler at 770-822-5326 or email sschwerzler@gwinnettpl.org

What's the refund policy?

Tickets cannot be refunded

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Please bring your printed ticket to the event

Getting to the event:

Click here for Directions and Parking Information

Poet, essayist, and naturalist, Diane Ackerman is the author of two dozen highly acclaimed works of nonfiction and poetry, including The Zookeeper's Wife and A Natural History of the Senses — books beloved by millions of readers all over the world. In prose so rich and evocative that one can feel the earth turning beneath one's feet as one reads, Ackerman's thrilling observations urge us to live in the moment, to wake up to nature's everyday miracles.

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6400 Sugarloaf Parkway

Duluth, GA 30097

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