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Lucille Ball

Katie’s cat became so inspired by hearing Lucille Ball’s story that mid-show she began to direct Katie’s action. She’s now the show purr-ducer. YouTubeVersion You’re gonna want the video version of this week’s episode. It’s directed by Katie’s cat. She joined the union, it’s a whole thing. The audio version is slightly different from the […]

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Art Craft social distancing

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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Mabel Normand

The gal-pals start Funny Gals month with one of the greatest comedians of the silent era, Mabel Normand. Debbi tells the tale of how Mabel went from Gibson Girl, to directing Charlie Chaplin, to being around to multiple murders! YouTube Version This week’s episode on YouTube has live video and it’s a different edit than […]

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Gerty Cori

What happens when you combine a Nobel Prize-winning scientist, diabetes research, and too much Pink Drink? Pizza Feet. I would say it will all make sense, but it really doesn’t, however, it’s the hilarious episode where Leah talks about her 1 Cool Science Thing, scientist Gerty Cori. YouTube Version Show Notes & Extras: The gal […]

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Marie Van Brittan Brown

Lisa Meece’s 1 Cool Science Thing gets the gal-pals talking about the barriers of female inventors while she enlightens us on the genius of Marie Van Brittan Brown who invented the home security system. The gal-pals also talk about their own security systems like “Bra Off Day Off” and “T-Rex Mode” where you are so […]

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Book List books social distancing

Free Stories to Stream from Audible

Audible has made nearly 250 books available to stream for free. From Audible: “For as long as schools are closed, we’re open. Starting today, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All stories are free […]

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Unlimited Access to Ebooks and Audiobooks No Matter Your Location

Tumblebooks has offered Gal’s Guide patrons free access to their library through August 31, 2020. TumbleBooks’ databases are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! Gal’s Guide patrons can read as many books as they want, when they want, and on any device. There are no checkouts, holds, or bulky downloads. Because we’re […]

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Book List books Library social distancing

Free Audiobooks Available From TumbleBooks

TumbleBooks has offered Gal’s Guide patrons free access to their library through August 31, 2020. Because we’re a women’s history library we’ll help you find some amazing titles that focus on women’s history but you’ll have access to all the books in the TumbleBook Library. Gal’s Guide Patrons will receive an email to log into […]

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Free Teen Ebooks Available From TumbleBooks

TumbleBooks has offered Gal’s Guide patrons free access to their library through August 31, 2020. Because we’re a women’s history library we’ll help you find some amazing titles that focus on women’s history but you’ll have access to all the books in the TumbleBook Library. Gal’s Guide Patrons will receive an email to log into […]

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Free Children’s Ebooks Available From TumbleBooks

TumbleBooks has offered Gal’s Guide patrons free access to their library through August 31, 2020. Because we’re a women’s history library we’ll help you find some amazing titles that focus on women’s history but you’ll have access to all the books in the TumbleBook Library. Gal’s Guide Patrons will receive an email to log into […]