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Sisters in Freedom

Thu, March 21, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Haddington Library

In honor of Women's History Month we will be watching a portion of the film Sisters in Freedom: The Daring Battle to End Slavery . This film tells the story of the brave women, both black and white, who banded together to fight slavery for decades before the Emancipatoin Proclamation. This…

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Women’s History Month Celebration

Sat, March 23, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join us as Wynnefield Library and Sisters Interacting through Stitches honor the legacy of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, those she inspired, and also local women who have impacted Wynnefield Library and our community.

Adult Young Adult Senior Community Events Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Women's History Month

Women's History: Literacy Stations for Kids

Sat, March 23, 2019 12:15 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Sponsored by The West Philly Reading Captains, part of Readby4th.org, this event will be exploring Women's History through games, activities, book giveaways, and theatrical performance! Children and families will meet famous historical women at one of several literacy stations, and are…

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Women's History Month Film Screening

Sat, March 23, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Celebrate Women's history as we screen a documentary film about U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  Our film runs approximately 90 minutes and is rated PG.  This is a family program.

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Film Screening Family Programs Law Women's History Month

Philadelphia Women's Slavic Ensemble

Sun, March 24, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Drinker Collection at Parkway Central Library

The Drinker Library of Choral Music is pleased to present, as part of the celebration of Women's History Month, a performance of choral music from the Slavic folk tradition. Formed in West Philadelphia in 2011,  this a cappella choir "loudly sing the wonderful folk music…

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Sisters in Freedom

Tue, March 26, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

In honor of Women's History Month we will be watching a portion of the film Sisters in Freedom: The Daring Battle to End Slavery . This film tells the story of the brave women, both black and white, who banded together to fight slavery for decades before the Emancipatoin Proclamation. This…

School Age Discussion and Participation Film Screening Other Great Programs History Women's History Month

Wangari Maathai and the Trees of Kenya

Tue, March 26, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Learn about Mama Miti and the Green Belt Movement in Kenya, then make your own tree of peace and seedling sprout in a bag.  For children ages 11 and under. 

School Age Preschool Family Programs Workshops and Enrichment Children Women's History Month

Vision 2020: Justice For All

Tue, March 26, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Social Science and History Department at Parkway Central Library

Women won the right to vote in 1920. Hear about the fight for the 19th Amendment, voting barriers that many women still face, and programs in 2020 marking 100 years of this women’s equality milestone. Panel #1 : This panel will focus on women’s history, specifically key moments…

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Screening & Art Activities for Elementary/Middle Schoolers

Wed, March 27, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Screening of the opening five minutes of Sisters in Freedom, discussion, and hands-on art activities led by youth arts educator Valerie Anderson. 

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Breaking Barriers: Sustainable Employment for Women

Wed, March 27, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Breaking Barriers turns the job seeker event upside down! Instead of employers exhibiting their organizations, this event will empower women to break down the business practices that are creating inequities for women job seekers and to speak about their strengths as potential…

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Sisters in Freedom

Thu, March 28, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

In honor of Women's History Month we will be watching a portion of the film Sisters in Freedom: The Daring Battle to End Slavery . This film tells the story of the brave women, both black and white, who banded together to fight slavery for decades before the Emancipatoin Proclamation. This…

School Age Discussion and Participation Film Screening Other Great Programs History Women's History Month

Meet the Author: Rachel Dougherty

Sat, March 30, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Children & families, celebrate Women's History Month with us! Join us for a reading of Secret Engineer: How Emily Roebling Built The Brooklyn Bridge  with author and illustrator Rachel Dougherty in the Story Hour Room. Each child will receive a FREE copy of the book Secret…

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#5WomenArtists: Women in Children's Literature

Now through Sun, March 31, 2019 1:28 P.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

This March, the Free Library’s Special Collections Division is celebrating Women’s History Month by answering a challenge asked by the National Museum of Women in the Arts : “ Can you name five women artists? ” We can! Can you? Let us help you by presenting examples of…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Exhibitions Special Collections Women's History Month children's literature

#5WomenArtists: Women in the Print and Picture Collection

Now through Sun, March 31, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Print and Picture Collection at Parkway Central Library

This March, the Free Library’s Special Collections Division is celebrating Women’s History Month by answering a challenge asked by the  National Museum of Women in the Arts : “Can you name five women artists?” We can! Can you? Let us help you by presenting examples…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Exhibitions Art Photography Special Collections Maps Women's History Month Print and Picture Collection

#5WomenArtists: Women in Cartography

Now through Sun, March 31, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Map Collection at Parkway Central Library

This March, the Free Library’s Special Collections Division is celebrating Women’s History Month by answering a challenge asked by the  National Museum of Women in the Arts : “Can you name five women artists?” We can! Can you? Let us help you by presenting examples…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Exhibitions Special Collections Maps Women's History Month
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