Join us as we celebrate Women’s History Month with book recommendations, online resources and events!
- Bold & Brave Women - Inspire the kids in your life with these books about women on a mission to change the world!
- Women’s Vote Centennial - These nonfiction books for children introduce the suffrage movement and some of the women who fought to secure the right to vote.
- Amelia Bloomer Book List - Published annually by the Feminist Task Force of the Social Responsibilities Round Table of the American Library Association, this list includes “books with significant feminist content, intended for young readers (ages birth through 18).”
- Colorful Coloradans Biographies - Biographies of important Coloradans featuring digitized sources from the library’s Western History collection to provide young researchers with high quality, primary source material for their history projects. Learn more about women like Lena Archuleta, Laura Hershey, and Pauline Short Robinson.
- New York Public Library Women’s History Month Storytimes - Join our library pals in New York City as they read Brave Ballerina: The Story of Janet Collins by Michelle Meadows and Ebony Glenn, Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreño Played the Piano for President Lincoln by Margarita Engle and Rafael López, Ho'onani: Hula Warrior by Heather Gale and Mika Song, and more throughout the month!
- 2020 Women’s Vote Centennial Initiative - Due to the challenges of COVID, the celebration of the suffrage centennial is being extended through 2021. Explore this rich site and take the Suffrage Quiz for Kids!
- National Women’s History Museum -Whether you’re looking for biographies, podcasts, posters or other resources, there’s lots to explore from this museum dedicated to telling the “stories of women who transformed our nation”.
Virtual Library Events for Adults
Parents and caregivers, don’t miss these virtual programs for adults:
- Wednesday, Mar. 10, 4 p.m.- Denver History Tours Presents the "Weaker" Sex: The History of Women in the Old West
- Thursday, Mar. 25. 6:30 p.m. - Active Minds: Harriet Tubman
- Wednesday, Mar. 24, 6 p.m. - Virtual Social Justice Book Club: Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado