YA Reads for Women’s History Month

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Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society and has been observed annually in the month of March in the United States since 1987. After the 100 year milestone passage of the 19th Amendment legally protecting women’s right to vote, women continue to be trailblazers, pioneers, innovators, and leaders in their fields. Join us this month as we honor and observe women’s history.

Ways to celebrate Women’s History Month with the library:

Read a book!

Women’s History Month was founded because women wanted important women from history to be recognized for their accomplishments. MCPL has tons of great books that are informative, beautiful, and empowering. Get some of our favorites below and hit the books!

Watch a Documentary on Kanopy

Use your library card on Kanopy to stream. Kanopy allows you to stream over thirty thousand films and TV series for all ages, including contemporary, classics, documentaries, and more.

Check out the Rightfully Hers: 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment Pop Up display video

Rightfully Hers: 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment In honor of the 100th anniversary of Women’s right to vote in the US, our library system applied for and received The Rightfully Hers Pop-Up Display created by the National Archives. Because our library is closed to in-person visits we turned the Pop-up display into a short video. Please enjoy!For more information about Women’s Suffrage check out the National Archives Museum Digital tour: https://museum.archives.gov/rightfully-hers….OR check out materials in our catalog: http://keyslibraries.polarislibrary.com/polaris/

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Other Women’s History Month Resources:

Patricia Blanco Sr. Librarian-Youth Services



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