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March is Women’s History Month!

March 4, 2024

Various women celebrating Women's History Month.

March is Women’s History Month! For the entire month, we’ll be learning about the various contributions by women that have shaped history. We have displays, events, and resources that can help you learn and celebrate this month and year round.

Displays & Recommended Reading

Come to the library and peruse our displays for all ages during March. Our librarians have also curated lists of titles for adults, children & families, and teens that you can view through our online catalog.

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Library Events

A Glorious Perspective

Woman enjoying a new perspective after accomplishing a goalTuesday, March 5: 6:30-7:30 pm
Life can throw curve balls that we do not expect. Learn how to celebrate the wins, change your perspective and utilize the power of positive pep talk! Signup required.
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Ruth Handler: The Woman Behind the Creation of Barbie

Original Barbie Doll by Ruth Handler on displayMonday, March 18: 2-3 pm
Join Lynn Rymarz in this dramatic portrayal of Ruth Handler. Hear the story of Barbie, from inspiration to creation, as well as Ruth’s story from humble beginnings to success. Signup required.
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Illinois Libraries Present: Ruth E. Carter – Virtual Event

Award-winning costume designer Ruth E. CarterWednesday, March 20: 7-8 pm
Academy Award winning costume designer Ruth E. Carter explores the passion that inspires her pieces spanning Spike Lee costume design to Wakanda. Signup required for this virtual event.
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Out of the Ordinary Book Group – Don’t Tell Anybody the Secrets I Told You by Lucinda Williams

Book Cover: " Don't Tell Anybody the Secrets I Told You" by Lucinda WilliamsThursday, March 21: 7:30-8:30 pm
Genre: Memoir | Led by: Doug | Drop-in event
Participants can grab a copy of the book being discussed one month before the discussion date at the Adult Reference Desk or check out a copy through Libby/Overdrive.
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Online Resources

Hoopla is offering a collection of eBooks, eAudiobooks, music, and movies for all ages that focuses on notable female icons and stories.

Kanopy: From trailblazing pioneers to unsung heroes, let’s honor the strength, resilience and achievements of women throughout history with Kanopy’s collection of Women’s History Month Films.

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