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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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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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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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Coretta Scott King

Did you know the reason the U.S. has a federal holiday for Martin Luther King Jr is because of the work of Coretta Scott King? Learn about this active participant of peace who was active in the Civil Right Movement before meeting MLK. Show Notes We are on Zoom ’cause COVID The Gal Pals for […]

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Jane Austen

“A drinking club with a book problem,” Mary Miller gives us the wonderful scoop on Jane Austen. I mean she would know she’s been the Indiana Regional Coordinator for the Jane Austen Society of North America. This episode is full of Jane fun for that ranges from the scholar to the recreational user (AKA “Bonnets”). […]

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Mel Giedroyc

We wrap up funny gals month with one of the most positive and delightful people on the planet, Mel Giedroyc! Leah talks about this Great British Bake Off host is as sweet as a platter of Victoria sandwiches. Get ready for some puns and British references. Also, we talk about the funniest things we’ve seen […]

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Mary Ainsworth

Katie talks about a gal who went to college at age 16 and became a renowned child psychologist. Learn about the bonds between infants and care-givers because of the work of Mary Ainsworth. The gal pals also talk about donating their body to science or becoming a diamond, a coral reef, a tree or a […]