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Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to society and history. This year's theme is “Visionary Women: Champions of Peace and Nonviolence.”  


programs 

An Evening With Jacqueline Kennedy-Onassis / Adults
Carol Starre-Kmiecik from Famous American Women will portray the first lady and American icon.
NORTH ROYALTON BRANCH
Tuesday, March 5 / 7:00 PM

Mary Lincoln / All ages
Local historian Craig Schermer will portray the first lady.
SOUTH EUCLID-LYNDHURST BRANCH
Saturday, March 9 / 2 PM

Women in History: Amelia Earhart / Adults
Julie Warren will portray the aviation pioneer.
BROOK PARK BRANCH
Wednesday, March 13 / 7 PM

Women's Health Talk / Adults
Southwest General OB-GYN Paul Hudock, MD, will give a presentation.
STRONGSVILLE BRANCH
Monday, March 25 / 7 PM

Millionaires’ Row: Laura Mae Corrigan / Adults
Cleveland storyteller Dan Ruminski will share the story of the international socialite who went from fortune hunter to heroine. 
INDEPENDENCE CIVIC CENTER
Friday, March 29 / 12:45 PM


FILMS

Check out Kanopy's special collection of films celebrating Women's History Month.

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RESOURCES

Biography in Context

Biographies of the world’s important, influential, interesting women. Search by name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity,  gender, birth, death, date/place.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

This highly rated research resource gives you access to a searchable collection of encyclopedias and reference books related to a variety of subjects, including arts, biography, business, law, literature, history, medicine and science.

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Oxford Reference Online

A searchable collection of encyclopedias and reference books related to a variety of subjects including arts, cultures, history and literature.

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OUR COLLECTION

Our collection is full of materials that celebrate Women's History Month. Check them out for free with your library card! 

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