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One Epic Night

by Barb Conlin One Epic Night: Thursday, 11/17/2022 A few weeks ago, our Executive Director, Dr. Leah Leach, reached out to me and asked if I would attend the Advancing Noblesville Awards dinner.  She had a couple of other engagements that evening – also on behalf of the library.  I readily agreed and didn’t think […]

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Come at me, bro!

by Barb Conlin “Gal’s Guide Library, the first women’s history lending library in the US – right here in Noblesville!” I can’t imagine how many times I say that when I am greeting guests at the library or explaining who we are at a farmer’s market or street festival.  It is one of my standard […]

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Louise “Weezie” Simonson

On your left!” We are back from break celebrating American’s Ass and Bonnie starts off Marvel Gal’s Month talking about Marvel comic book editor and author, Louise “Weezie” Simonson!  Show Notes & Extras Marvel Database Women in Comics Wiki Images About The Gal’s Guide Podcast What if you could only share 1 cool thing about a […]

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Training Day Signups Summer 2022

Want to volunteer at a super cool library?! Whether you’re helping put back books for a few hours or staffing the library herself (yes, our library is a she), we should show you the tricks of the trade. This summer we have scheduled group training sessions for online volunteering and in-person volunteering. Register to Join […]

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Free Film Club DVDs

UPDATE: Our grant is no longer covering free DVD’s. 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 […]

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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 […]