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Women's History Month

Mar 20, 2023
Women's History Month

Madison Public Library is celebrating Women's History Month, commemorating and encouraging the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history.


Author Events

Wisconsin Book Festival Presents Rebecca Makkai for I Have Some Questions for You
Wednesday, March 22, 7pm - Central Library

Wisconsin Book Festival Presents Michelle Zauner for Crying in H Mart
Friday, April 7, 7pm - Barrymore Theatre

Film Events

Friday Family Films - Goodman South Madison Library
Hidden Figures - Friday, March 3, 5:30pm
Akeelah and the Bee - Friday, March 10, 5:30pm
On the Basis of Sex - Friday, March 17, 5:30pm
Mulan - Friday, March 24, 5:30pm
A League of Their Own - Friday, March 31, 5:30pm



Book Lists

46 Artists for America's First Ladies

Black Women's Wellness 

MADreads recommendations from 2020 and 2021 (and more from 2021)

Remarkable Women: Fiction, History & Memoirs to Celebrate Women's History Month

Women Sleuths  &  Retired Women Sleuths 

Additional Resources

Women's History Month

National Women's History Alliance

Women's History Month | Library of Congress & National Archives

Women's History | Wisconsin Historical Society