March is Women’s History Month, a month of celebrating the many achievements and triumphs of women around the world. It is also a time to reflect on and honor the many struggles and obstacles women have faced throughout history and continue to face today. Anne Arundel County Public Library observes Women’s History Month this March by sharing books to read, providing resources to learn from, and hosting events that celebrate and empower women.
Celebrate Women's History Month at your local library by attending fun, educational events!
- Learn to communicate with confidence and take courageous action in an interactive workshop for individuals who identify as women.
- Draw your feelings with Liz Montague, an author illustrator whose work focuses on the intersection of self and social awareness.
- Explore the accomplishments of famous women scientists through hands-on experiments inspired by their work.
- Enjoy a performance by award-winning actress and Smithsonian Scholar Mary Ann Jung as Julia Child, the Queen of Cuisine.
- Celebrate Rosie the Riveter Day with a special craft, story, and activities.
- Discover the remarkable stories of Mrs. Musterman, a local milliner and entrepreneur, and Mary Pickersgill, the woman who made the Star-Spangled Banner.
Visit our Women’s History Month events calendar for a complete list of programs.
Enrich your knowledge of women’s history using the library’s digital resources!
- Stream films that about women’s history and films directed by women using Kanopy.
- Delve into the lives of historical and contemporary women like Frida Kahlo, Ella Fitzgerald, Amelia Earhart, and Sally Ride using our Biography database.
- Explore information on women's history, gender equality, and women's rights using our Diversity Studies and Opposing Viewpoints databases.
- Discover the history of the Women’s Suffrage Movement, diverse female perspectives from around the world, and more using our U.S. History and World History databases.
Choose your next read from our lists of books about women's history!
- Check out our booklists for kids, teens, and adults.
- Download books by women in eBook and eAudiobook formats to enjoy instantly using Overdrive/Libby and Cloud Library.
- Looking for more books written by female authors? Use NoveList’s “Advanced Search” feature to generate a list of books by gender identity.
Published March 6, 2023