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Hilma af Klint

Klaire talks about the Swedish artist who most likely invented abstract art and did it with use of séances. Learn about the amazing time in history and Thesophy. Plus we talk about haunted books and captured fairies.  Show Notes We’re back on Zoom so that means the YouTube has live video of our silly and […]

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October First Friday

Believe it or not, this is only Gal’s Guide 2nd in-person first Friday. To celebrate we’re going to have an unveiling of Leah Leach’s massive artwork “Mother Tree – Firsts.” The mixed media artwork showcases 34 women who were the first to accomplish a historic milestone. Leah will be on hand to talk about the […]

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Netflix Places Statues of ‘Overlooked Sisters’ Next to their Brother

To promote the release of Enola Homes, a film about Sherlock Holmes’ younger sister, Netflix has placed several golden statues of real-life sisters next to sculptures of their famous brothers.  In an attempt (to promote a movie) and to shine a spotlight on these lesser-known women of history, the project “Overlooked Sisters” was created Sketch Events […]

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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 […]