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Guerrilla Girls

“Do women have to be naked to be in the met?” The Guerrilla Girls asked this question in 1985 and Klaire Lockheart has us still asking today! Dive into a fantastic episode about art history and statistics that will have you ready to buy more art by women!  Show Notes & Extras This month’s Gal-Pals […]

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Gerda Taro

To wrap up Photographer Gal month the Gal Pals talk about the favorite photos that they have taken, we learn no one likes a reverse centaur and that Gerda Taro is amazing. Gerda was the first woman photographer to die on the front lines. Papa Hemingway was a fan of her work. Learn all about […]

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Gals of the Bathysphere

Katie learns that some seashells are for taking. Bonnie is missing her rocks. Leah was so poor she stole a napkin. And Amy steals from the Pope. After confessing their crimes, the Gal Pals learn about the gals who went deep diving in a lead ball the size of a yoga ball to research the […]

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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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Mother Goose

The gal pals talk about their favorite fairy tales before Debbi takes on the magical mystery tour of Mother Goose. Was she a real person? What was her evolution? We go through all the possibilities with only a few slams on Disney. Please don’t sue us, Disney!! Show Notes Gal Pals this month are Bonnie […]

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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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May First Friday

In person First Friday’s are back! We’re shining a spotlight on women at the center of folk tales & myths. Come see what new books we have for check out. Scavenger Hunt! Our youngest volunteer, Samantha, has a knack for scavenger hunts. She’s hidden, in plain sight, 24 fairy jars around the library. If you […]

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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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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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Patricia Cowings

The gals wrap up Black History – Women in STEM month by talking about NASA’s aerospace psychophysiologist, Patricia Cowings. She helped astronauts not puke in their space helmets and was the first women trained for space flight! The gals also talk about their third favorite dinosaur – ’cause science!  Show Notes This month our Gal […]