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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 […]

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Hope Jahren

The gal pals get really excited talk about their favorite childhood tree! Then Katie brings us up to speed on the amazing work of Geobiologist, Hope Jahren. Hope is the author of two books Lab Girl and our book club pick The Story of More. Learn about this Minnesota gal and her superpower for the […]

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Bonnie’s Five Recommends

Women and Art: Contested Territory by Judy Chicago and Edward Lucie-Smith Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science – and the World by Rachel Swaby 4,000 years of Uppity Women by Vicki Leon Wonder Women by Sam Maggs Color: A Natural History of the Palette by Victoria Finlay What 5 Women’s History Books Do You Recommend? […]

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Leah’s Five Recommends

The Memoirs of Alice Guy Blaché by Alice Guy, Roberta and Simone Blaché Shout, Sister Shout! The Untold Story of Rock-an-Roll Trailblazer Sister Rosetta Tharpe by Gayle Wald Beyond Uhura by Nichelle Nichols Conchita Cintrón: Memoirs of a Bullfighter by Conchita Cintrón and an introduction by Orson Welles Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher What 5 […]

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Shana’s Five Recommends

When Women Ruled the World by Kara Cooney A Thousand Years Over a Hot Stove by Laura Scheone The Book of Gutsy Women by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton Appetite for Life: Biography of Julia Child by Noel Riley Fitch Bloomer Girls: Women Baseball Pioneers by Debra A Shuttuck What 5 Women’s History Books […]

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Kim’s Five Recommends

Confessions of a Failed Southern Lady by Florence King Education of a Princess by Marie, Grand Duchess of Russia Women of the Beat Generation by Ann Charters and Brenda Knight Paris Was a Woman: Portraits from the Left Bank by Andrea Weiss My Thirty Year’s War by Margaret Anderson What 5 Women’s History Books Do You […]

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Mona’s Five Recommends

Barbara Jordan, American Hero by Mary Beth Rogers Women Warriors: An Unexpected History by Pamela Toler Unbought & Unbossed by Shirley Chisholm The Book of Women: 300 Notable Women by Lynne Griffin When the Drummers Were Women by Layne Redmond What 5 Women’s History Books Do You Recommend? Let us know at info@galsguide.org