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Seeking Art for “Literally Inspired” Exhibit

Gal’s Guide Library is curating a special art exhibit at Nickel Plate Arts from March 3-31, 2023. “Literally Inspired” will showcase work that is inspired by literature, poetry, movies, TV shows, and books. Seeking Sales Our goal is to showcase your work and get you sales! Any sales of artwork during the exhibit will have […]

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Book Signing with Kathryn Nickey

Gal’s Guide is pleased to welcome Kathryn Nickey for a signing of her new memoir Mid-Century Cicero, Indiana 1940’s-1960’s. Signed copies are available for $21.35 each (Includes Indiana sale tax) Saturday August 27, 2022 2pm – 4pm Gal’s Guide Library 107 S. 8th Street Noblesville, IN A small percentage will go to Gal’s Guide Library […]

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Film Club

Leah Leach is our resident movie geek. With a background of working in movie theaters, video stores, and 18 years behind the camera, she’s got a knack for picking an interesting movie to talk about. And we don’t care about the first rule of Fight Club, the first rule of Film Club is: You talk […]

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Wrap Party

Do you like wrapping presents? Then you just might love wrapping books! The Gal’s Guide Library has nearly 5,000 books in our collection and we’re are working hard to label all of them and wrap them in protection materials so they can be better preserved and shared. We could use your help! Join us May […]

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Gene Stratton Porter

After getting a little squirrely talking about our “Nut House”, Bonnie tells us about Hoosier author Gene Stratton Porter who wrote many books about nature including Girl of Limberlost. Images About The Gal’s Guide Podcast What if you could only share 1 cool thing about a topic? Would it be about ancient history? Would it […]

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Get Nutty with Gal’s Guide

Each Earth Day week we help out Nickel Plate Arts with Welcome to Fairyville. This year is the 10th Anniversary and we’re getting a little nutty! 2022 activities at Gal’s Guide Library “The Nut House” Fairy House Community Project #FlatSquirrel Printout Scavenger Hut #FlatSquirrel Store See us on the Fairy Trail Appearance by The Unbeatable […]

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Postponed – Book Signing with Elena Delhagen

UPDATE – Elena has had to postpone her book tour stop in Indianapolis due to a family emergancy. We will reschedule as soon as Elena is ready. Gal’s Guide is pleased to be a stop on the book tour for Elena Delhagen! Elena is a New York author who has a new release entitled Until […]

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Grace Wilson Evans

Edan talks about family in this week’s episode and we’re so glad she does because her great-grandmother is someone we all should know about. Grace Wilson Evans was a strong voice for Black people and women in Terra Haute, Indiana. She stood up to the KKK and love libraries. She’s an amazing gal!  Show Notes […]

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Seeking Art for Special Exhibit

Gal’s Guide Library is currating a special art exhibit at Nickel Plate Arts from March 4-26, 2022. “Boosting the Signal: Women’s History in Art” will showcase the world of female-identifying artists as well as artists whose work celebrates women. Executive Director of Gal’s Guide, Leah Leach, is championing the event because as she says “Gal’s […]

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Our Mission The Gal’s Guide mission is to provide an independent women’s history library to preserve, collect, share and champion women’s achievements and lessons learned. Beyond our vast lending library, we host fun and interactive events, podcasts, workshops, and audiobooks. We provide a space where women’s history is empowering for all. No Cost Ways to […]