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Free Film Club DVDs

Gal’s Guide was awarded an ARPA grant for library services! That means we can offer FREE DVDs to our members that you can keep! Not yet a film club member? Sign up here Free DVDs start with our July selection and will continue as long as there are funds. We are budgeted for 20 DVDs. […]

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Lesley Gore

It’s Pride Month!!! Bonnie is starting us off with a musical icon who not many of us knew was gay. But it’s okay because It’s her party and she can cry if she wants to! Learn all about the fab Lesley Gore!  Show Notes Our guests this month are: Bonnie Fillenwarth, Katie Harris, J.C. Seig […]

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Marie Tharp

Jenn wraps up Science Gal Month talking about Marie Tharp who was the first to map the Atlantic Ocean floor! Over time her work showed the existence of mountain ranges that extended over 40,000 miles around the globe.  Show Notes How Marie Tharp changed GeologyTharpe / Heezen Map of the ocean floors, published in 1977 […]

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Myers-Briggs

Did you know the Myers-Briggs personality test was designed by a mother and daughter? Did you know it’s used in hiring processes today? Learn about the interesting history of the test and see what you think.  Show Notes & Extras Isabel Briggs Myers (Wikipedia) Katharine Cook Briggs (Wikipedia) Persona: The Dark Truth behind Personality Tests […]

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Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

Science Gals Month continues! Katie ask what if we’d donate our bodies to science before telling us about the first female licensed doctor in Brittan. But Elizabeth Garret Anderson was more than that, she was also a suffragist and a mayor!  Show Notes Book – Stiff by Mary Roach (Amazon) Article – 11 Little Known […]

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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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Rosalind Franklin

Bonnie starts off Science Gals month talking about the “Dark Lady of DNA” Dr. Rosalind Franklin. You might know her better as the one who wrote all the notes about DNA and then some dude named Watson took them and published them first. Deliciously feisty episode! Show Notes Book: Rosalind Frankin: The Dark Lady of […]

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Maria Sibylla Merian

Bonnie is a “frost-tender flower!” Naturalist Gal Month continues and Dr. Leah Leach talks about the Swiss naturalist who observed insects and made amazing illustrated drawings of their habitat. The gals also talk about their favorite seasons, throw shade on Michigan and talk about #WelcomeToFairyville & G.G. the #FlatSquirrel  Show Notes Fairyville Activities Maria’s Books […]

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Free Book Club Books

Gal’s Guide was awarded an ARPA grant for library services! That means we can offer FREE books to our Book Club members that they can keep!  Not yet a book club member? Sign up here The free books are available for our 2022 April, May, and June selections. Book club members can receive 1 free […]

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Janaki Ammal

It’s the start of Naturalist Month at the Gal’s Guide Library. The Gal Pals are sharing 1 cool woman related to the study of and the conservation of nature. Amy Dalton is back and starts us off talking about Janaki Ammal who made sugar sweeter and help conserve land in India!  Show Notes The Wire […]