Celebrate Women’s History Month

This March, celebrate the history and accomplishments of women around the world from the present to the past with our librarian-curated blogs and reading lists for children, teens and adults.

Children’s Recommendations

National Women’s History Month – Learn about amazing women in healthcare and how you can show your appreciation to those serving our community.

Women in History and Around the World: Picture Book Biographies – Discover something new in these exciting, beautifully-illustrated picture book biographies of women from many times and places.

Teen Recommendations

Black Girl Magic – These reads feature Black girls from all walks of life—each is full of intelligence, grit, beauty, and, of course, magic.

From Aloy to Zelda: An Alphabet of Awesome Ladies – Flex your girl power with one of these awesome games featuring 26 of the toughest and baddest women in video games. With assassins, mech pilots, bounty hunters and other respected professionals, this list has something for everyone.

Girl Powers: Female Superheroes Written by Female Authors – If you are looking for a graphic novel with an authentic, strong female character, then check out these super-powered heroes written by some of the best female writers in the industry.

Women Making Waves – These memoirs and biographies explore the lives of spectacular women—athletes, activists, and veterans whose accomplishments broke barriers and changed the world.

Adult Recommendations

Audiobooks That #EmbraceEquity for International Women's Day – Support the fight for women’s rights with these audiobooks available to stream via hoopla or Libby.

Break the Bias: Women's Audiobook Biographies – Break the Bias is a call to challenge gender inequality and fight for a world free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination. These audiobooks are the stories of women who have fought to break the bias.

Canton Women’s Clubs – Make new friends and connections, take walks, discuss books, create crafts and meet for food right in your own community with these groups.

Heroic Heroines – These girls are here to show that women can save the day too. Whether it's a movie for the family or a TV series to binge, look no further than this list for your next super-heroine.

Herstory: Women You Should Know About – Challenge yourself this March to discover a few different women to add to your understanding of the world and put women back into the narrative.

Ladies, Show Them Who's Boss! – These inspiring memoirs showcase women who have paved the way by unapologetically embracing their authentic selves.

Lives of Women: Biographies and Autobiographies – If your curiosity of female history extends to a full-length adult biography, this is a good place to start. Some of these names might be familiar, but do you know their whole story?

March Madness (or How to Celebrate Women’s History Month) – When we learn about women in history, we help spread the word about accomplishments by women everywhere.

Ordinary Women: Explore Lives Through Memoir – Shared experiences connect us, even across very unique circumstances. Check out one of these memoirs of ordinary women of varied ages, backgrounds, cultures and locations to expand your empathy and connection.

Podcasts to Listen to This International Women’s Day – What better topic is there to explore on International Women’s Day (and Women’s History Month) than podcasts by and for women about other incredible women?

Significant Squads: Women in History – Try a nonfiction book about a group of women who impacted history in different ways: some interesting, some terrifying, some tragic, but all noteworthy.

This One's for the Girls – There is an Irish Proverb that says, "a good friend is like a four-leaf clover; hard to find and lucky to have." Dive into these stories of female friendships old and new.

Women and Girls in Science – Women play a critical role in STEM fields. Learn about women in science today and discover resources to inspire an interest in STEM.