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Inspirational Gals Month

Our wish for 2023 is for you to find inspiration in all aspects of your life. That’s why we’re kicking off the new year with our inspiring collection of books, podcast episodes, and clubs. See what’s new at the library on First Friday, January 6, from 12pm-9pm. We’re open late and hoping to inspire you! […]

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Indiana Gals Month

We’re staying close to home for December’s research theme – we’re learning about our own homegrown Indiana Gals. See what’s new at the library on First Friday, December 2, from 12pm-9pm. The Library Gals will be dressed up in Indiana-inspired garb. Got an Indiana-related cosplay? Come on up to the Gal’s Guide Library! We’ll have […]

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Sci-Fi Gals Month

Get ready for some out-of-this-world adventures because we’re learning about Sci-Fi Gals! See what’s new at the library on First Friday, November 4, from 12pm-9pm. The Library Gals will be dressed up in Sci-Fi costumes. Got a sci-fi cosplay? Come on up to the Gal’s Guide Library! We’ll have prizes! Did you know that our […]

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Witches Month

Grab your brooms ladies, because we’re talking about witches this month! The library is a buzz with stories about fictional witches, historical witches, those accused of being witches, and modern-day witches. See what’s new at the library on First Friday, October 7, from 12pm-9pm. We’re open late and expecting a few spooky guests. It is […]

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Rooting Your Dreams Workshop

We’ve been so inspired by the April book club selection, The Awakened Woman by Dr. Tererai Trent! Gal’s Guide is hosting a workshop to put into action the lessons Dr. Tererai lays out in the book. We are going to talk about our goals & dreams, write them down, and bury them in the soil […]

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Tina Turner

The gal pals get into how important Black History is to the community before sharing their adoring love for Tina Turner. Tina is an inspiration on SO many levels. Katie talks about Tina’s life and also Tina’s newest book Happiness Becomes You which focuses more on her Baptist upbring and her Buddhist faith. Show Notes […]

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Vote for Gal’s Guide 2022 Research Themes

Every month Gal’s Guide has research theme that pushes us to make sure our collection and our wisdom reaches far and wide into the galaxy. Our research themes are incorporated into: The Gal’s Guide Podcast episodes Book Club selection First Friday activities and displays Third Thursday meetings Book buying for the library Got a research […]

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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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Book Club

Katie Harris has a knack for picking a great book! A leader (and treasured unicorn) of Gal’s Guide Book Club Katie will handpick a book that fits into our research theme for the month. Selections might be fiction, they might be nonfiction. We will meet on the last Thursday of every month at 8pm. Because […]

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Short Story Club – June

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. See all of May’s stories here June 7 – “Girls at Play” by Celeste Ng. Available at the Bellview Library Review  […]