Each March we celebrate Women’s History Month by looking back and honoring women’s contributions throughout American history. Did you know that Women’s History Month actually started as just a weeklong celebration? Yep! In February of 1980, women’s groups and historians lobbied for President Jimmy Carter to issue a Presidential Proclamation declaring the Week of March 8th, 1980, as National Women’s … Read More
Celebrate Women’s History Month with SCPL!
From women activists speaking up for equality and gaining the right to vote to those who fought to end slavery, women have changed the world. During Women’s History Month, learn about these influential figures and events with this reading list for young readers, especially girls. These must-read books about women in history includes biographies, memoirs and historical narratives that are … Read More