Women’s History Month Programs at NJ Libraries

Throughout the month of March, New Jersey libraries will celebrate the achievements of women pioneers, heroes, artists, writers, scholars, scientists, engineers, lawyers and more with lectures, activities, performances and other special events.

Here are some Women’s History Month events happening at libraries around the state:

Atlantic County Library System

TED Talks: Incredible Women at Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor
Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor presents TED Talks on Saturday, March 1 at 2:00 pm. The program is open to adults and registration is requested.  The TED Talks subject is Incredible Women.

TED (technology, entertainment, design) Talks are short talks on one subject and are designed to inspire and entertain the viewer. Discussions follow the talks and refreshments are provided.

To learn more about TED Talks, call the library branch at 609-823-4614.  Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor is located at 6500 Atlantic Avenue.

West Deptford Public Library

Womens Land Army of New Jersey presented by Jenny Carleo, Agricultural and Resource Management Agent, Cooperative Extension of Cape May County on Thursday, March 13 at 7 p.m.  Please call 856-845-5593 to register for this program.

Willingboro Public LIbrary

Family Programs

One Woman Show: Fly, Bessie, Fly – Sat., Mar. 22, 2 p.m. Celebrate Womens History Month with Dr. Daisy Century performing as the pioneering African American aviator Bessie Coleman.

Adult Programs

Music of the Times: Girl Groups – Sat., Mar. 8, 2 p.m. Music historian Theresa Nance will play and discuss the great girl groups like the Shirelles, the Crystals and the Supremes, in honor of Womens History Month. Register at the Reference Desk any time.

African Heritage Film Festival: As We Forgive – Thurs., Mar. 13, 6:30 p.m. Willingboro Public Library and the Rancocas Valley Chapter of The Links, Incorporated present another inspiring documentary film. Can mercy restore what genocide destroyed? Two Rwandan women struggle to forgive men who killed their families in 1994 genocide.  Light refreshments served.

About Tiffany McClary

Tiffany McClary is the Director of Communications, Marketing & Outreach for the New Jersey State Library. She coordinates marketing and public relations initiatives in order to enhance the reputation of the State Library, and promote the value of NJ libraries and the services and programs that they provide to residents.