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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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Queen Bee Giveaway

As part of the Keep Indiana Learning #virtuallydifferent conference we are giving away a copy of Rosalind Wiseman’s book Queen Bees & Wannabes: helping your daughters survive cliques, gossip, boyfriends & other realities of adolescence. One winner will be chosen at random on July 1, 2021. Enter your information to a chance to win. About […]

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Vote For New Explorer 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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Stitch n’ Bitch

Craft time is back at Gal’s Guide! Second Saturday’s from 12pm-2pm. BYOC (bring your own craft). It can be cross-stitch, knitting, crochet, drawing, coloring, painting, jewelry, or anything that law enforcement allows in public. Welcome is everyone! As of 6/2/2021 masks are still required on the Nickel Plate campus.

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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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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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2021 Calendar

Gal’s Guide is more than a library. It’s a portal to read, learn, and create. Here are our events in 2021. January – Rebel Gals Month 14 Book Club – Untamed by Glennon Doyle (online) 28 Book Club – Untamed by Glennon Doyle (online) Gal’s Guide Podcast: Monday’s Audiobook Kristin Lavransdatter: Friday’s February – Black […]

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Debra Kemp

Author gals month continues with Leah talking about her magical and inspiring gal who she also called her BFF. Debra Kemp was the author of the House of Pendragon Series that answers the questions, what if King Arthur had a daughter and do well-behaved women seldom make history? Show Notes We’re in the library this […]