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Book Club

In the midst of the pandemic we started an online Short Story Club. We had such a good time reading stories and chatting about them. Now the reading goddesses have deemed we’ve graduated to full-on books! Yes, congratulations are being shared around. Gal’s Guide Book Club Here is how it works. Katie Harris hand picks […]

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October First Friday

Believe it or not, this is only Gal’s Guide 2nd in-person first Friday. To celebrate we’re going to have an unveiling of Leah Leach’s massive artwork “Mother Tree – Firsts.” The mixed media artwork showcases 34 women who were the first to accomplish a historic milestone. Leah will be on hand to talk about the […]

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Gal’s Guide NaNo

November 2020 Gal’s Guide will be hosting a NaNoWriMo group online and in-person meetings. A great way to have fun, keep accountable and cheer on others. If you are new to NaNoWriMo it stands for National Novel Writing Month and the challenge is to write 50,000 words in the 30 days of November. FREE STUFF […]

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Frankenstein Halloween

Gal’s Guide Take Over of the Nickel Plate Campus! Worried Halloween will be canceled this year? Never fear, Gal’s Guide will have inside & outside gothic Halloween fun with a Frankenstein twist! Join us for Grab & Go bags for trick-or-treaters (ages 3+) Frankenstein themed scavenger hunt Galaxy illumined reading room with chapters of Frankenstein being […]

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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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Opening Night of the Gal’s Guide Library

Join us for a historic evening as we host the opening night of the Gal’s Guide Library, the first women’s history library in America where you can browse the books the stacks and check out a book. Browse our collection of over 1,600 women’s history books. Sign up for a library account and be the […]

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Volunteer Event: Sticker Party!

Gal’s Guide has collected over 1,300 women’s history books from various sources. Some of the books still have price tags or previous library stickers and barcodes. We need to get these books cleaned up so that they are ready to be checked out and on display. Many hands make light work so let’s have a […]

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Library Pop-Up Crowdfunder

Let’s Make History!!! ​ We are starting an epic crowdfunder to open the first independent women’s history library in the United States! Can you believe there isn’t a women’s history library where you can browse the stacks and check out a book?! With your help, we can change that! Gal’s Guide has collected over 1,300 […]

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Volunteer at Gal’s Guide!

We need your help! Gal’s Guide is a 100% volunteer staff. We are a small organization with a big history-making mission. We’ve built the first lending-library of women’s history in the United States. We need gals and guys to help catalog our collection, prep the collection for lending, search for books, research gals, develop programs, […]

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2020 Board Elections

Want to be part of history? Want to help fulfill Gal’s Guide mission to build the first independent women’s history library? We are seeking 2-3 new Gal’s Guide board members at large. Our board of directors have a three-year term with Gal’s Guide and can be re-elected. There are two types of board members, members […]