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 GodSat, 2017-04-01 00:17