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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

The Girls of the Atomic City

History Book Club

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
For Women's History Month, Northeast's History Book Club will be reading The Girls of the Atomic City: the Untold Story of the Women who Helped Win World War II by Denise Kiernan.  

Thursday, March 5, 2015


Family Movie Sing-Along!

Palisades Library

6 p.m.
For Women's History Month, we visit a tale of a legendary woman from ancient China. In Disney's retelling of a classic Chinese poem, a girl disguises herself as a boy to take her father's place in the army and fight the invading Huns. Will the Huns conquer China? Will she be discovered? Come to our sing-a-long and find out! This film is rated G, with a runtime of 90 minutes.

Friday, March 6, 2015


Radical Ladies

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
We will celebrate Women's History Month by hearing stories about radical ladies and how they changed the world. Children can have their photograph taken as "Rosie the Riveter." This program is for children age 4 and older.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Wild Women of Washington, D.C. book cover

Wild Women of Civil War Washington, D.C.

Cleveland Park Library

7 p.m.
Local author Canden Schwantes Arciniega will be talking about the women who fascinated and shocked Washington, D.C. society during the Civil War.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Adam's Rib

Classic Cinema Night

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
To celebrate Women's History Month, our monthly movie night will feature the 1949 comedy Adam's Rib, starring Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Native Americans & the District

Georgetown Library

7:30 p.m.
Dr. Ruth Trocolli, the City Archaeologist for Washington, D.C., will discuss Native Americans in the area with a special focus on Native American women.