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 include literary classics, memoirs, children’s books, and more.

You can see our choices by visiting this feature as well as checking out our social media sites—including Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr—using the hashtag #WomensHistoryMonth!

See Our Featured Events for Women's History Month.



March 1: J. K. Rowling, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

March 2: Paula Gunn Allen, Pocahontas: Medicine Woman, Spy, Entrepreneur, Diplomat

March 3: Gwendolyn Brooks, To Disembark

March 4: Bharati Mukherjee, Jasmine

March 5: Carson McCullers, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

March 6: Margot Lee Shetterly, Hidden Figures

March 7: Judy Blume, Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.

March 8: Naomi Shihab Nye, A Maze Me: Poems for Girls

March 9: Sei Shōnagon, The Pillow Book

March 10: Sapphire, Push

March 11: Jessica Herthel & Jazz Jennings, I Am Jazz

March 12: Christina Rossetti, Goblin Market and Other Poems

March 13: Salwá Bakr, The Wiles of Men and Other Stories

March 14: Patti Smith, M Train

March 15: Wanda Coleman, Bathwater Wine

March 16: Iris Murdoch, Under the Net

March 17: Louise Erdrich, The Birchbark House

March 18: Anchee Min, Red Azalea

March 19: Marina Tsvetaeva, Dark Elderberry Branch

March 20: Sandra Cisneros, The House on Mango Street

March 21: Nikki Giovanni, Chasing Utopia

March 22: Deborah Blum, The Poisoner's Handbook

March 23: Kyung-Sook Shin, Please Look After Mom

March 24: Michelle Knudsen, Revenge of the Evil Librarian

March 25: Roxane Gay, Difficult Women

March 26: Ruth Ozeki, A Tale for the Time Being

March 27: Gertrude Stein, The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas

March 28: Zoraida Cordova, The Vicious Deep

March 29: Joan Didion, The Year of Magical Thinking

March 30: Masha Gessen, The Man Without A Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin

March 31: Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

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