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Mary Wollstonecraft

With Zoom video! Leah has a suffrage state quiz and then tells the remarkable tale of Mary Shelley’s mom who also wrote a revolutionary book. Learn about Mary Wollstonecraft who wrote The Vindication of the Rights of Women, published letters of evidence, and in the 1700’s was making her own living. Show Notes We’re back […]

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Fairy Authors Needed!

Calling All Fairy Authors! We have made dozens of little fairy books that are in need of cover decoration and pages. Just like the books on our real shelves they are made up by a variety of authors and creatives just like you! Schedule your appointment to come into the library and decorate and or […]

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Cathy Guisewite

Struggling with the “four basic guilt groups” the Cathy comic strip ran for 34 years and was a semi-autobiographical journey. Katie tells us about the amazing Cathy Guisewite from an advertising firm Vice President to award-winning cartoonist.  Show Notes BLOOPER – Katie forgets who Bonnie is. “We don’t judge, we just love” – Leah The […]

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Sailor Moon

Get ready to defend the Earth with Sailor Moon and her Sailor Scouts. Our gal-pals however are really drunk at this point making this episode an hilarious journey of space cats, Dragonballs and being pissed off at Dora the Explorer. Show Notes The Gal Pals this month are Dr. Leah Leach, Bonnie Fillenwarth, Katie Harris […]

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Wonder Woman

It’s the start of a new research theme! The Gal Pals are talking woman in cartoons and Dr. Leah Leach gets us started with the weird and wonderful history of Wonder Woman. Learn about why she was created, what her powers are, and what her 2 weaknesses are. It will all surprise you!  Show Notes […]

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Alison Bechdel

Leah talks about the cartoonist who took her lesbian life and turned it into a New York Times Bestseller, a Tony award-winning musical, and a famous movie test. There is much more to Alison Bechdel than the Bechdel test.  Show Notes & Extras We’re recording in the library!!!! The gal-pals this month are Dr. Leah […]

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Cross Stitch Tutorial & Patterns

Cross-stitching is a wonderful activity when you want to stab something a thousand times and not get arrested for it. It’s also a great activity for self-care as it can be a wonderful meditation to take time with each stitch and see an accomplishment of a row, a color, or a full design project. Cross-stitching […]

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A Film Festival That Celebrates Your Talent As Well As Honors Meaningful Causes – BMC Film Fest

The Blackmagic Collective in Los Angeles presents the BMC Film Fest where filmmakers can make 5-minute or 60-second films inspired by a charity’s theme. Amazing prizes include: URSA Mini Pro G2 kit, Sigma Lens kit, DaVinci Resolve Micro Panel, Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K, and more prizes are being added […]

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Harriet Lane

Plunging necklines! Bachelor President! Bralettes! Cocaine! These are just a few of the wonderful things we talk about as we finish up First Ladies month. Debbi brings us the fantastic story of First Lady Harriet Lane who was the niece to the 15th President, James Buchanan and the first to have the official title of […]

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Helen Mirren (& Ageism in Hollywood)

Denise talks about Dame Helen Mirren as leads a fantastic conversation on ageism in Hollywood. Why is it that male actors over 40 get 80% of the leading roles? Why is it that actresses have their resume tossed aside if it reads over 40? We’re answering the world’s problems but we’re also not sure if […]