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Short Story Club – September

We’re hosting an online discussion with a hand-picked short story by your fearless leader, Katie Harris. All stories will be by female authors and feature a drink cocktail recipe that pairs with the story. Sunday’s at 8pm on Zoom September 6 “You Are My Dear Friend” by Madhuri Vijay September 13 Two stories from the […]

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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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Statue of Liberty Protest, 1886

The gal-pals plan a “what if” trip before Klaire shares her very cool thing about the dedication of the Statue of Liberty where the only gal who could come was apparently 305 feet tall, French, and a personification of a woman. So Matilda Joslyn Gage and her friends stage a protest on a boat! Learn […]

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Short Story Club – August

We’re hosting an online discussion with a hand-picked short story by your fearless leader, Katie Harris. All stories will be by female authors and feature a drink cocktail recipe that pairs with the story. Sunday’s at 8pm on Zoom August 2 “Crazy They Call Me” by Zadie Smith August 9 “The Island of the Immortals” […]

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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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Placing Holds

Have your Member ID handy (Need Member ID?) Log into our Library Cat system (Start Here) Click on the person icon in the top right corner Once logged in, click on the cat icon to search or browse When you find the title you want click “Place Hold” button “Confirm” Your hold will be ready […]

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Short Story Club – July

We’re hosting an online discussion with a hand-picked short story by your fearless leader, Katie Harris. All stories will be by female authors and feature a drink cocktail recipe that pairs with the story. Sunday’s at 8pm on Zoom July 5 – “The Big Blonde” by Dorothy Parker (read here) July 12 – ‘The Female […]

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Glennon Doyle

  Katie talks about Glennon Doyle, the author of Untamed and Love Warrior, and how Glennon’s amazing journey took her from Christian Mommy Blogger to Cheetah (it will all make sense). The gal pals also talk about coming out stories, challenging your bias, trusting your inner voice, and so much more. YouTube Version We recorded […]

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Franken’ Friday

Enjoy the horror classic Frankenstein written by Mary Shelley. Published in 1818. Read by Amber Jones. Each Friday from May 8 – October 23 we’ll bring you a new chapter of Frankenstein on the Gal’s Guide Podcast channel. Join us on October 30 for a special panel discussion. Subscribe to the Gal’s Guide Podcast The […]