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Book Signing with David Heighway

Gal’s Guide is pleased to welcome Hamilton Country Historian, David Heighway for a book signing of his newest book, Hidden History of Hamilton County. Meet David! Learn about our city’s weird and wonderful history! Get your signed copy! Saturday September 4, 2021 2pm Gal’s Guide Library 107 S. 8th Street Noblesville Second Floor of the […]

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Book Signing with Hannah and Robert Williamson

Gal’s Guide is hosting it’s first ever author signing in the library! Come meet Hannah & Robert Williamson, a father-daughter author team! Based right here in Noblesville, IN this fantastic duo has two young adult fantasy novels with a strong female lead. Meet Hannah & Robert! Get a signed copy of the Palidonaya Chronicles: Raulin’s […]

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Lottie Dod

The Gal Pals find Olympic games where they can sit or lay down, meanwhile Katie tells us about Lottie Dod who never sat still. Voted the best versatile female athlete by Guinness World Records, Lottie played a ton of sports including winning Silver in Archery and being the youngest ever female singles champion in Wimbledon!  […]

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Gertrude Ederle

It’s the start of Olympic Gal month and Bonnie is giving us “What For!” Well, actually, she’s telling about an Olympic swimmer who swam the English Channel who might have coined the phrase “What For!” Gertrude Ederle learned to win in a New York river with a rope around her waist. She’s the “Grease Smeared […]

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Vote for new Olympic 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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Alexandra David Neel

We’ve covered outer space explorers, rocky mountain explorers, deep ocean explorers, now it’s time for an inner-space explorer. Leah is still obsessed with Tibet and talks about the First Buddhist in France who was also the first western woman to reach Lhasa. Learn about the wild explorer whose books and travels inspired the Beat Generation, […]

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Isabella Bird

Climb the mountain! Pet the peacock! This is the advice from the drunk gal-pals, that might not be the best to follow. However, Katie tells about an English explorer who traveled all around the world. One adventure the locals trapped her in a house and set it on fire! Learn about the lady who was […]

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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 […]