Pioneering women who led and won struggles for equality and civil rights; created and advanced educational and professional opportunities; and made great contributions to the arts, sciences and humanistic causes are honored each year during the month of March — National Women's History Month.
Chronology of women worldwide: people, places & events that shaped women's history by Lynne Brakeman, editor ; Susan Gall, managing editor
Extraordinary women of the Medieval and Renaissance world: a biographical dictionary by Carole Levin ... [et al.]
Notable Black American women by Jessie Carney Smith, editor
Notable women in world government by edited by the editors of Salem Press
The reader's companion to U.S. women's history by editors, Wilma Mankiller ... [et al.]
The House of Silk: a Sherlock Holmes novel by Anthony Horowitz
The Baker Street Letters by Michael Robertson
The Sherlockian by Graham Moore
The Case of Emily V by Keith Oatley
Baskerville by John O'Connell
Sherlock Holmes: the unauthorized biography by Nick Rennison
The Alienist by Caleb Carr
5/21 11:30AM at Jewish Family Service of Metro Detroit
5/21 7:00PM at Holocaust Memorial Center
5/22 10:00AM at Westland Public Library
5/22 7:00PM at Rust Belt Market in Ferndale
[Music is in the air by Duane Romanell is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0]
Have you wondered why everyone is talking about being "gluten-free" ? Are you starting the journey of being gluten-free or have you been without gluten for a long time? This class/support group is for you. Dr Cynthia Shaft-Toll DC will share health benefits of the gluten-free lifestyle : how and where to shop for gluten-free items, how to and where are the best gluten-free restaurants, how to cook for holidays and special events. Guest speakers also will be presenting at different months. Some sample gluten-free food will be available and we hope for the group to share their best recipes as well.
Session: March 11, 7:00-8:00 PM. Purple Room
Teen Tech Week is March 9th-15thCelebrate Teen Tech Week with us by creating a library-themed meme to enter in our contest! Submit your meme between March 1st and March 14th for your chance to win a prize.
How to SubmitYou can send your meme to us in several ways:
Join us on Saturday, March 22 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM as a team of National Honor Society students teach about and celebrate cultures from around the world.
[Savoir-Vivre International flag endpapers by Crosset Library in licensed under CC BY-SA2.0]
The third and final class will teach participants how to use Google Drive. Participants will learn how to create documents, PowerPoints, and spreadsheets on Google. They will also learn how to share these files with friends so everyone can enjoy the experience. This class will take place on Saturday, March 29th from 10:00-11:30 AM. Space is limited and registration begins on February 24. This class is designed for Internet users aged 13 and up.
There will also be a free, drop in session the following week on Saturday, April 5th from 10:00-11:30 AM to get answers to all of your Google use questions.
Join us for a belated celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday as Reading Month comes to a close. This time-honored storyteller would have been 110 years old this year! Children in grades K-2, with a caregiver, are welcome to enjoy stories, crafts, and games. Come prepared to sing an enthusiastic rendition of Happy Birthday.
Pope Joan: a novel by Donna Woolfolk Cross — One of the most controversial women of history is brought to brilliant life in this fictional tale of Pope Joan, a girl whose origins should have kept her in squalid domesticity. Instead, through her intelligence, indomitability and courage, she ascended to the throne of Rome as Pope John Anglicus.