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Cecilia Payne – Gaposchkin

It’s the start of Explorer Gals Month and Katie brought us a mountain cookie, Amy reminds us that no one knows how to pee in public anymore, and Bonnie tells us about a gal who was so smart she was kicked out of school. Explore outer space with astronomer Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin.  Show Notes & Extras […]

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Queen Bee Giveaway

As part of the Keep Indiana Learning #virtuallydifferent conference we are giving away a copy of Rosalind Wiseman’s book Queen Bees & Wannabes: helping your daughters survive cliques, gossip, boyfriends & other realities of adolescence. One winner will be chosen at random on July 1, 2021. Enter your information to a chance to win. About […]

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Vote For New Explorer Books!

Every month we have a research theme. We gather the books we have in the collection and the Gal’s Pals research for the Gal’s Guide Podcast. Sometimes we have holes in the collection where we could use more materials have better diversity in the theme. This is where YOU come in! We’ll post a short […]

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Stitch n’ Bitch

Craft time is back at Gal’s Guide! Second Saturday’s from 12pm-2pm. BYOC (bring your own craft). It can be cross-stitch, knitting, crochet, drawing, coloring, painting, jewelry, or anything that law enforcement allows in public. Welcome is everyone! As of 6/2/2021 masks are still required on the Nickel Plate campus.

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books Folk Tales & Myths Gal's Guide Podcast Podcasts

Dakinis

Leah wraps up folk tale & myth month with the female Buddha’s of wisdom. Known in Tibetan Buddhism as Dakinis, Leah talks about how this fierce female drinks from a skull cup, stands on her own ego and cuts you free from the thing that makes you unhappy. Show Notes & Extras Gal Pals this […]

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Mother Goose

The gal pals talk about their favorite fairy tales before Debbi takes on the magical mystery tour of Mother Goose. Was she a real person? What was her evolution? We go through all the possibilities with only a few slams on Disney. Please don’t sue us, Disney!! Show Notes Gal Pals this month are Bonnie […]

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Art Folk Tales & Myths Gal's Guide Podcast History Painting Podcasts

Women of Greek Myths

Beware of spit takes while listening to this episode! It takes us four ridiculous tries to start the show before going into a biblical story rant about Leah’s namesake, Debbi turning people into stone, and Bonnie whippin’ out her college thesis on us tell us her comical list of complaints of Greek (and Roman) women […]

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Juneteenth Read IN

Gal’s Guide Library is hosting a Juneteenth Read-IN. Invoking the spirit of civil rights sit-ins, the Gal’s Guide Library will be facilitating a space and books for people of all ages and ethnicities to come and sit and read a book about the African American experience. Bring a book. Borrow a book.Non Fiction or Fiction.Sit […]

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Li’l Friday

Every Friday, starting May 7, we’re sharing a chapter (or two) of Little Women written by Louisa May Alcott. Originally published in two volumes in 1868 and 1869. This American classic is a coming-of-age tale, requested by her publisher and made into a few movies. Read by Amber Jacoba. Previous we covered  Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein for Franken’ […]

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Vote for New Folk Tales and Myth Books!

Every month we have a research theme. We gather the books we have in the collection and the Gal’s Pals research for the Gal’s Guide Podcast. Sometimes we have holes in the collection where we could use more materials have better diversity in the theme. This is where YOU come in! We’ll post a short […]