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Library Giving Day 2020

Gal’s Guide is the only library dedicated to women’s history in America where you can browse the stacks and check out a book. We created a small-but-mighty community space where men, women, and children can escape their hectic lives, where they can feel welcomed and inspired. In these very weird times, we could use your support. Testimonials […]

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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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Why Libraries Will Have A Long Shelf Life

Did you know that more American’s visit the library than go to the movie theater? Thanks to a new Gallup poll done in Dec 2019 there is data revealing that libraries are the most frequented leisure activity for American’s surpassing sporting events, live concerts, and museum trips. This is a wonderful confirmation to the team […]

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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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#GivingTuesday 2019

Black Friday. Small Business Saturday. Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday. What is Giving Tuesday? (from GivingTuesday.org) Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world on December 3, 2019 and every day. It was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that […]

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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 […]

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30 Books in 30 Days Challenge

We’ve seen many #30booksin30days challenges over the interwebs but Courtney Rogers’ article on Book Riot caught our eye (and our imagination). We combed through our growing collection of women’s history books in the Gal’s Guide Library and have come up with a list of 30 books each under 300 pages.  But because Gal’s Guide celebrates […]

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Books & Baked Goods!

We haven’t had an event in a while as we’ve been busy stocking a library, so let’s catch up with some books & baked goods! It’s Good Neighbor Day at the Noblesville Farmers Market on July 13 and Gal’s Guide will be raising money for our women’s history library by selling a variety of used […]

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Gal’s Guide Recommended Books By And About Women Journalists

While there are several exceptional options for books written about and by women who are journalists, we have narrowed it down to a mix of our top recommendations for May. Each link goes to our Amazon Smile Charity page to support our independent women’s history library. OUR RECOMMENDED READS: Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland’s History-Making Race […]

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Seeking Books About Women Journalists

Gal’s Guide is building an independent women’s history library and is seeking works by women and about women in various career fields. This month we have a list of books by and about women journalists. UPDATE: The Gal’s Guide Library opened March 6, 2020. Each link goes to our Amazon Smile Charity Wish List. If you have these […]