Women’s History Month
March is Women’s History Month, and we’re celebrating the vital role of women in history with these programs:
Women in Film (In-Person)
Wednesday, March 1 (12:30 – 1:45 p.m.)
Greg Blank will be speaking about the challenges women have met, and have often overcome, in the film industry and also about the artistic achievements of women directors through the years. Click here to register.
Women and the Sea (Online)
Thursday, March 2 (7:00 – 8:00 p.m.)
An educator from The Whaling Museum and Education Center of Cold Spring Harbor will explore the fascinating yet little known lives, stories and experiences of pioneering 19th century American whaling wives who defied convention. Click here to register.
Evening Book Discussion (In-Person)
Wednesday, March 8 (7:30 – 8:45 p.m.)
The topic of our March Book Discussion is Prague Winter by Madeleine Albright. The former Secretary of State (and first woman to hold that post) paints a portrait of her early life from 1937 to 1948 during which she witnessed the Nazi invasion of her native Prague, the Holocaust, the defeat of fascism, the rise of communism, and the onset of the Cold War.
Copies of the book are now available at our Circulation Desk. Come pick one up! No registration required.
Wednesday Film at Noon (In-Person)
Wednesday, March 15 (12noon – 2:00 p.m.)
Julia. Tells the story of the legendary cookbook author and television superstar who changed the way Americans think about food, television, and even about women. (2021) Starring Julia Child. PG-13. [95 min] No registration required.
Eleanor Roosevelt: Advocate for Change (Online)
Tuesday, March 21, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Join an educator from the Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum & learn about Eleanor Roosevelt’s early life and the hardships she faced. Click here to register.
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