Celebrate Women's History Month!

March is Women’s History Month, and Queens Library is excited to present a range of programs dedicated to the creativity and achievements of women throughout history. Join us for performances, art exhibits, film screenings, children’s crafts, and plenty more!

Also, we're posting pictures of noteworthy books by women writers to our social media sites every day! These 31 books will include literary classics, memoirs, children’s books, and more. And, in a new twist this year, we're letting YOU pick our final week of featured books!

Post a picture on Instagram of your favorite book by a woman author, using the hashtag #QLWHM. They can be all-time classics, or new books that are just so good, you can’t stop reading them!

The ones with the most likes will be considered for our final seven. Be sure to say why you think it should be included on our list!

You can see our choices by visiting this feature as well as checking out our Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram pages all month long.

See Our Featured Events for Women's History Month.


31 Books for Women's History Month

March 1: Virgina Woolf, Orlando

March 2: Erin Entrada Kelly, Hello, Universe

March 3: Roxane Gay, Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body

March 4: Shrabani Basu, Victoria & Abdul

March 5: Sonia Sotomayor, My Beloved World

March 6: Ellen K. Pao, Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change

March 7: Ursula K. Le Guin, No Time to Spare: Thinking About What Matters

March 8: Rachel Ignotofsky, Women In Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

March 9: Michelle Alexander, The New Jim Crow

March 10:  Mary Shelley, Frankenstein

March 11: Andrea Davis Pinkney, A Poem for Peter

March 12: Daisy Hernández, A Cup of Water Under My Bed

March 13: Beverly Bond (editor), Black Girls Rock! Owning Our Magic, Rocking Our Truth

March 14: Reshma Saujani, Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World

March 15: Jennifer Egan, Manhattan Beach

March 16: Louise Erdrich, Future Home of The Living God

March 17: Margaret Wilkerson Sexton, A Kind of Freedom

March 18: Naomi Klein, The Shock Doctrine

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