Women’s History Month at the Free Library

By Kate C. Fri, March 3, 2017

Happy Women’s History Month!

All throughout the month of March, we’re joining in the nationwide celebration of the vital role of women throughout American history. We hope you’ll join us for one (or more!) of the following inspiring events across the Free Library system:

Monday Poets
Monday, March 6, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
Free Library Literature Department, Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street

Hear from two inspiring female poets as part of the Free Library’s Monday Poets series.


 

Disrupting the Patriarchy 2017: Negotiating and Getting Things Done
Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 6:00 p.m.
Free Library Business Resource and Innovation Center (BRIC), Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street

The art of negotiating is a critical skill for everyone, especially women.  Join us for this unique event where you will walk away with the first steps in how to negotiate and get things done. Registration required.

 

Author Talk: Patricia Hyatt & Shelah Leader
Thursday, March 9, 2017, 2:00 p.m.
Philadelphia City Institute, 1905 Locust Street

Presented by Friends in the City (FitC) and the Philadelphia City Institute (PCI), authors Patricia Hyatt and Shelah Leader will discuss their book American Women on the Move: The Inside Story of the National Women’s Conference, 1977.

 

 

Women’s History Month Movie: A Ballerina’s Tale
Monday, March 13, 2017, 4:00 p.m.
Whitman Neighborhood Library, 200 Snyder Avenue

Join us as we watch A Ballerina’s Tale (2015) and learn about Misty Copeland, the first African-American woman to be named principal dancer of the American Ballet Theater.

 

 

 



 

Camille Paglia | Free Women, Free Men: Sex, Gender, Feminism
Monday, March 13, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Free Library Author Events, Montgomery Auditorium, Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street

In conversation with Camille Paglia, who will discuss her new essay collection, in which she employs her trademark fiery irreverence to celebrate and chastise modern feminism.

 

Work for Yourself @ 50+
Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 10:00 a.m.
Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street

Hosted by the Women’s Opportunities Resource Center, this program is specifically designed to help people 50 and older learn about what it takes to be successfully self-employed in today’s economy.
 


 

Roxane Gay | Difficult Women
Friday, March 24, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Free Library Author Events, Montgomery Auditorium, Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street

In conversation with Roxane Gay, whose recent story collection, Difficult Women, explores the privileged and impoverished, the loved and forsaken, a beautiful, haunting cross-section of modern America. Auditorium sold out, simulcast seats available.

 

Anne-Marie Slaughter | The Chessboard and the Web
Thursday, March 30, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Free Library Author Events, Montgomery Auditorium, Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street

In conversation with Anne-Marie Slaughter, whose latest book rethinks the complexities of international diplomacy in a post-Cold War world. Registration required.

 

 

 

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