Art Events Library Outreach

Get Nutty with Gal’s Guide

Each Earth Day week we help out Nickel Plate Arts with Welcome to Fairyville. This year is the 10th Anniversary and we’re getting a little nutty!

2022 activities at Gal’s Guide Library

  • “The Nut House” Fairy House Community Project
  • #FlatSquirrel Printout
  • Scavenger Hut
  • #FlatSquirrel Store
  • See us on the Fairy Trail
  • Appearance by The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl!

Bring in your nuts!

April 1-15 during library hours

Each year Gal’s Guide Library has a community fairy house where YOU can come and help with a unique element before it goes on the trail. In previous years we had a Fairy Library and had people decorate little books to include. Last year we had a Soul Sister Offrenda and asked people to make matchbox size shrines of women of history.

This year we are making “The Nut House”. It’s a squirrel library of various nuts covered in paint or glitter!

Bring in your nuts and decorate them at the Gal’s Guide Library and we’ll include them in our acorn-shaped Nut House.

Nuts to bring

  • Acorns
  • Walnuts
  • Shelled Peanuts
  • Pistachios
  • Pecans
  • Hazelnuts
  • Almonds
  • Beechnuts
  • Macademia

The finished library and books will be on display April 20-23 as part of Welcome to Fairyville hosted by Nickel Plate Arts.

Library hours

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Meet G.G. Squirrel


Remember Flat Stanley? Cutouts of a cute little kid that you then take pictures of all over town? Well meet G.G. she is our #flatsquirrel that we encourage you to take pictures will all over Fairyville.

We have a full-color printout as well as a coloring page ready for your custom design!

Send us your pictures at or tag us on social media @GalsGuideLibrary on Facebook & Instagram. @GalsGuideLib on Twitter.

Scavenger Hunt

April 1-23 during open library hours

Oh no! The fairies have miss-placed their fairy dust jars! Can you find them? Come to the Gal’s Guide Library and if you can find all of them we’ll give you a certificate of Fairy Awesomeness.

Meet Squirrel Girl!

Deadpool, Doctor Doom, Galactus, and even Thanos: there’s one hero who’s beaten them all!

Squirrel Girl is the nuttiest and most upbeat superhero in the world! Her squirrel friend Tippy-Toe is always on hand to help out with extra squirrel power!

She likes to eat nuts and kick butts!

Special appearance at the Gal’s Guide booth (outside Nickel Plate Arts) on Saturday only from 10am-5pm.

Learn More About Fairyville

Lots of great activities

April 20th – Wing’d Wednesday 12pm-5pm

April 21st – Troll Thursday 12pm-5pm

April 22nd – Fairy Friday 6pm-9pm (Fairy Trail Day)

April 23rd – Sprite Saturday 10am-5pm (Fairy Trail Day)

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