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Gal’s Guide NaNo

November 2020 Gal’s Guide will be hosting a NaNoWriMo group online and in-person meetings. Granted, because we focus on women’s history, we hope you are writing about bad-ass women of history however we welcome all into our group. If you are new to NaNoWriMo it stands for National Novel Writing Month and the challenge is […]

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Halloween Grab & Go

Never Fear! Worried Halloween will be canceled this year? Never fear, Gal’s Guide will be outside and have a low-contact grab & go bag waiting for you. Filled with candy and Frankenstein themed goodies. Spooky Books! We’ll even have some spooky books ready for all ages to checkout.

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Short Story Club – September

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. Sunday’s at 8pm on Zoom September 6 “You Are My Dear Friend” by Madhuri Vijay September 13 Two stories from the […]

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Fairy Authors Needed!

Calling All Fairy Authors! We have made dozens of little fairy books that are in need of cover decoration and pages. Just like the books on our real shelves they are made up by a variety of authors and creatives just like you! Schedule your appointment to come into the library and decorate and or […]

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Suffrage on the Move!

The gal-pals talk about how their journey to the polls has changed before Bonnie talks about the planes, trains, automobiles, horses, and the marches that women utilized to win the vote.  Show Notes We’re back on Zoom so that means YouTube has live video of our silly and beautiful faces! There are 5 Mondays in […]

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Statue of Liberty Protest, 1886

The gal-pals plan a “what if” trip before Klaire shares her very cool thing about the dedication of the Statue of Liberty where the only gal who could come was apparently 305 feet tall, French, and a personification of a woman. So Matilda Joslyn Gage and her friends stage a protest on a boat! Learn […]

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Short Story Club – August

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. Sunday’s at 8pm on Zoom August 2 “Crazy They Call Me” by Zadie Smith August 9 “The Island of the Immortals” […]

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Cathy Guisewite

Struggling with the “four basic guilt groups” the Cathy comic strip ran for 34 years and was a semi-autobiographical journey. Katie tells us about the amazing Cathy Guisewite from an advertising firm Vice President to award-winning cartoonist.  Show Notes BLOOPER – Katie forgets who Bonnie is. “We don’t judge, we just love” – Leah The […]

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Wonder Woman

It’s the start of a new research theme! The Gal Pals are talking woman in cartoons and Dr. Leah Leach gets us started with the weird and wonderful history of Wonder Woman. Learn about why she was created, what her powers are, and what her 2 weaknesses are. It will all surprise you!  Show Notes […]

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Alison Bechdel

Leah talks about the cartoonist who took her lesbian life and turned it into a New York Times Bestseller, a Tony award-winning musical, and a famous movie test. There is much more to Alison Bechdel than the Bechdel test.  Show Notes & Extras We’re recording in the library!!!! The gal-pals this month are Dr. Leah […]