Women's History Month

Celebrate Women's History Month with Orange County Library System! Learn all about influential women in history who broke barriers and helped advance science, technology, engineering, art and math. 

Women's history

Upcoming Events

Registration Required
Thursday
March
23
5:30​pm
(North Orange - Meeting Room)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Inspired by the life and art of Georgia O'Keeffe, you'll be guided through painting a colorful succulent on a canvas that you can take home.
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Friday
March
24
4:00​pm
(Southeast - Meeting Room 2)
Unleash your inner artist and discover your creative side in this all-ages art exploration. Inspiration is a must! Recommended for families with children ages 5 and up.
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Tuesday
March
28
10:30​am
(Fairview Shores - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Storytime
Allies assemble! Read stories and participate in activities featuring favorite Women Superheroes such as Ms. Marvel and Wonder Woman. Recommended for ages 18-36 months.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
March
28
3:30​pm
(Chickasaw - Stage)
Event Category: Games & Activities
Design, fold and test paper airplanes in recognition of famous women who dared to fly. Recommended for families.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
March
29
4:00​pm
(West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room)
Event Categories: Science & Math; Games & Activities
Marvel at the contributions of some amazing women in history with brainy trivia and brilliant activities. Recommended for ages 6-12.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
March
29
4:00​pm
(Washington Park - Children's Area)
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Marvel at the contributions of some amazing women in history with brainy trivia and brilliant activities. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.
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Saturday
April
15
10:30​am
It is never too early to start fighting for what you believe in. Join us in celebrating outstanding women, like Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in this craft filled storytime. Recommended for preschoolers.
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Celebrate Women's History Month:

Women's History Month: POW-HER-FUL

In-Person & Virtual Events: Pow-HER-ful

With great power comes great responsibility. Explore the common empowering qualities of well-known women like Simone Biles, Frida Kahlo, and Jane Goodall. Recommended for ages 3-5.

A Burst of Light

Women's History Month Resource Guide

In this staff-curated guide, you can find books, DVDs and mobile resources on some of the most powerful and influential women in history. 

Sonia Sotomayor: a judge grows in the Bronx

Virtual Book Displays for Kids

Celebrate Women's History Month by learning more about girls and women who left their mark on the world with our virtual displays of books for kids to discover.