News and updates from the Gal’s Guide Library and Research Center for October 16, 2019. Brought to you by aliens.
Show Notes & Extras
- The fifth edition of the Gal’s Guide NEWS
- Brought to you by aliens
- How Leah knew how many people were at Area 51 (CNN Article)
- Library NEWS
- We made our final purchases using The Open Meadows Foundation grant
- We bought 657 books and averaged $2.62 a book.
- Our collection is now at 1,193 women’s history books and can be found here
- We’re working on book drives
- Remember Gal’s Guide will take any of your pre-loved books! Donation Info
- Bonnie’s favorite additions: Pirate Women: The Princess, Prostitutes and Privateers Who Ruled the Seven Seas by Laura Sook Duncombe The History of the Women’s Club Movement in America by Mrs. Jane Cunningham Croly Born With Teeth: A Memoir by Kate Mulgrew.
- 20 Books we are looking for in STEM month
- Working on a pop up event in March. Want to help? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Research NEWS
- Check out our STEM Research!
- Spotlight on Hedy Lamarr, Hidden Figures Gals and Eva Ekeblad
- Start your week off by downloading the Gal’s Guide Podcast and you’ll never have a case of the Monday’s!
- So far Leah has talked about 16-year-old climate change activist, Greta Thunberg and Lisa took us to space with the first female African-American astronaut, Mae Jemison.
- Coming up Bonnie finds the first computer bug and I sit down with Lisa for our second-only interview to learn more about Starbase Indy.
- End the workweek with Flashback Friday that ties into the cool thing of the week
- You’ll have great episodes this month from Your Gal Friday as well as Kate’s Take
- Check out our research discoveries!
- Podcast Updates
- Update on Katie’s 1 Cool Thing about women’s history trails that aired back in March. There is a new historical marker in Indianapolis for May Wright Sewall. More info.
- Update on Katie’s 1 Cool Music thing about Dolly Parton that aired in July. Dollywood is the first theme park in the world with a calming room for kids with autism. Parents.com has the details
- Upcoming Events
- Evolution of Sci-Fi Fandom as part of Spirit & Place Festival. Facebook event page. Eventbrite
- Uhura Training Academy at Starbase Indy on Thanksgiving Weekend
- Gal’s Guide Shop
- New “Is a Hot Dog a Sandwich?” merch
- How to help
- Kroger Rewards! Click on “I’m a customer” and login with your Kroger ID.
- Next up is Flashback Friday Kate’s Take Live about Star Trek recorded at Starbase Indy and Monday is Bonnie’s 1 Cool STEM Thing!
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