March is Women’s History Month

womensmonthThroughout the month, we will present programs and films highlighting the contributions of women both world-wide and locally, and a special art display of original works and prints by women from across the nation. To download a copy of the brochure CLICK HERE.

Schedule

Friday, March 2 @ 6 – 8 p.m.

Opening reception of women’s art show to celebrate Women’s History Month

Monday, March 5 @ 6:30 p.m.

Monday Movie: This is the true story behind the women, known as the human computers, who did all the calculations that made John Glenn’s space orbit possible.

Tuesday, March 6 @ 6:30 p.m.

Christine Smith hosts poetry by women read by local women and men.

Thursday, March 8 @ 6:30 p.m.

Discover artist Georgia O’Keeffe, presented by Laurie Bonucci

Monday, March 12 @ 6:30 p.m.

Monday Movie: A modern woman teaching at a very conservative school realizes that her students are very bright, but are not reaching their full potential.

Tuesday, March 13 @ 6:30 p.m.

Learn about artist Frida Kahlo, presented by Harriette Gillespie

Thursday, March 15 @ 6:30 p.m.

TED Talks on Women, hosted by Sarah Brooks and Christine Smith

Saturday, March 17 @ 12:00 p.m.

Ladies First: Celebrating Awesome Women – an art workshop for grades 1-8, led by Jamie DeAnne. Create a portrait and collage frame of a woman whom you want to honor, to be displayed in the library’s Youth Services area.

Monday, March 19 @ 6:30 p.m.

Monday Movie: During the 1940’s when men were fighting in WWII, a women’s baseball league is formed to fill the void left by the men fighting the war.

Wednesday, March 21 @ 6:30 p.m.

Discover English ceramic artist Clarice Cliff: presented by Peter Wentworth-Sheilds

Monday March 26 @ 6:30 p.m.

Monday Movie: The story of the former British Prime Minister as she reflects on her life.

 

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