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Thursday, March 3, 2016

bonnie j. morris

Women Breaking Barriers: From Voting to Sports

Southwest Library

7 p.m.
Please join us for a special lecture for Women's History Month with Bonnie J. Morris, PhD. 

Saturday, March 5, 2016

women history month

CooLots and The Cool Kids

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

1 p.m.
Join Girls Rock! D.C. for an instrument swap followed by performances by The CooLots & The Cool Kids.   Saturday, March 5 in the basement of MLK | FREE 1 pm: Instrument Swap 2 pm: Show  

Monday, March 7, 2016

Image of actress Mary Ann Jung performing as Dr. Sally Ride

Sally Ride: Shoot for the Stars!

Cleveland Park Library

1:15 p.m.
In 1983 aboard the space shuttle Challenger, Sally Ride became America's first female astronaut. What was it like to be our first woman in space?  How do you eat, sleep, and work in zero gravity?  
The Secret History of Wonder Woman

History Book Club

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
Join us at our monthly History Book Club as we celebrate Women's History Month by reading The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore.

Friday, March 11, 2016

Rogue Collective

FRINGE Music in the Library:: Rogue Collective

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12 p.m.
Rogue Collective, based in the Washington DC area, explores “the gap” between classical music, its culture, and other major art mediums through new collaboration, original composition, improvisation, and performance. As members of the newest generation of classically trained musicians, Rogue Collective believes in the power of collaboration and unconventional programming to help to bring the sounds, expressions and timbres of classical music to more audiences, including the audience of our own generation.

Saturday, March 19, 2016

women history month

Women's History Month Film: Grrrl Love and Revolution

Petworth Library

2 p.m.
Grrrl Love and Revolution: Riot Grrrl New York CityThis film is showing at Petworth Library Saturday, March 19th at 2:00 p.m.
The Girls of the Atomic City

History/Biography Book Club

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

3:30 p.m.
The Shepherd Park Library may be closed for renovation, but we can still get together to discuss big historical figures and events! We will meet at Ledo Pizza, across the street from the library at 7425 Georgia Ave. NW, while the library is closed. 

Monday, March 21, 2016

'I Could Do That' Book Cover

Reader's Theatre Featuring 'I Could Do That!: Esther Morris Gets Women the Vote'

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Calling all readers: Please join us in the children's room on Monday, March 21 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.I Could Do That!: Esther Morris Gets Women the Vote by Linda Arms White is the featured piece.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Image of actress Mary Ann Jung performing as Dr. Sally Ride

Sally Ride: Shoot for the Stars

Petworth Library

4:30 p.m.
In 1983 aboard the space shuttle Challenger, Sally Ride became America's first female astronaut. What was it like to be our first woman in space?  How do you eat, sleep, and work in zero gravity?  

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Image of a microphone

Brazen: True Tales by Bold Women

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

7 p.m.
Ever done something truly brazen? Join us for a live performance featuring the bold, hilarious, and defiant true stories of five female storytellers!  Bring your friends and find out how the stories unfold while celebrating strong women during Women's History Month.

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Women & Bicycles

Women's History Bike Tour

Anacostia Library

10:30 a.m.
Join Washington Area Bicyclist Association's Women and Bicycles group for a ride through women's history! This bike ride, open to all ages and genders, will visit three library branches with activities surrounding a moment in women's history at each stop.

Monday, March 28, 2016

The Thin Man

Classic Cinema Night

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
Join us for our monthly Classic Cinema Night as we celebrate Women's History Month.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Image of actress Mary Ann Jung performing as Dr. Sally Ride

Sally Ride: Shoot for the Stars!

Rosedale Library

1:30 p.m.
In 1983 aboard the space shuttle Challenger, Sally Ride became America's first female astronaut. What was it like to be our first woman in space?  How do you eat, sleep, and work in zero gravity?  
Image of actress Mary Ann Jung performing as Dr. Sally Ride

Sally Ride: Shoot for the Stars

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
In 1983 aboard the space shuttle Challenger, Sally Ride became America's first female astronaut. In this interactive History Alive! show, learn what it was like to be our first woman in space. How do you eat, sleep, and work in zero gravity?
women history month

Women's History Month Film

Northwest One Library

6:30 p.m.
Grrrl Love and Revolution: Riot Grrrl New York CityThis film is showing at Northwest One Library Tuesday, March 29th at 6:30 PM

Thursday, March 31, 2016

women history month

Women's History Month Film: Grrrl Love and Revolution

Mt. Pleasant Library

7 p.m.
Grrrl Love and Revolution: Riot Grrrl New York CityThis film is showing at Mt. Pleasant Library Thursday, March 31st at 7:00 p.m.