The United States Celebrates Women’s History Month in March-
The United States celebrates Women’s History Month in March in order to highlight and celebrate the many historic and contemporary contributions of women to society. While the commemoration has its roots back in the 1800s when female factory workers in New York City staged protests over working conditions, Congress only established Women’s History Month in 1987
Join us Friday afternoons in March for documentary films on fabulous women in history!
March 20th "Women, First and Foremost: Touching the Clouds with Pen nd Plane" - 1:00pm
March 27th "One Woman, One Vote" - 1:00pm
“How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!” -- Maya Angelou
”I have the right of education. I have the right to play. I have the right to sing. I have the right to talk. I have the right to go to market. I have the right to speak up.” -- Malala Yousafzai
“Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism.” -- Oprah Winfrey
“I do know one thing about me: I don't measure myself by others' expectations or let others define my worth.” -- Sonia Sotomayor
“The only tired I was, was tired of giving in.” -- Rosa Parks
Want to learn more? Ask your librarian for an book about influential women in history!