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A research guide with resources for Women's History Month 2024

Women's History Month is celebrated each year in March.

Throughout 2024, the National Women's History Alliance (NWHA) will encourage the recognition of women, past and present, who have been active in all forms of media and storytelling including print, radio, TV, stage, screen, blogs, podcasts, news, and social media. This timely theme honors women in every community who have devoted their lives and talents to producing art and news, pursuing truth and reflecting society decade after decade.

Events

 

Walking into Womanhood Creative Writing Workshop

Come flex your writing skills for Women’s History Month with a fun creative writing workshop celebrating the impact of women rights and current issues. Enjoy snacks, storytelling, and poetry with local author Crystal Symone.

Saturday March 2, 2024

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Imaginon

 

Family Storytime: Girl Power!

Your whole family can enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate.

Monday, March 4, 2024

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Imaginon

 

Inspired By Her: Women's History Festival

Celebrate Women's History Month at the library. Learn more about the impact of local women including Ms. Allegra Westbrooks and many other notable women in the Charlotte area. Explore an interactive scavenger hunt, crafts, and get the chance to record the story of a special woman from your family. Geared for families with kids ages 5-11 to participate together; grandmas, aunties, and cousins - all are welcome. 

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Allegra Westbrooks Regional Library

 

Teen Trivia: Women's History Month

Come join us for an afternoon of trivia where you can test your knowledge of Women's History! You can participate individually or in a group.

This program will be provided by Independence Regional library staff, and is recommended for teens ages 12 to 18.

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Independence Regional Library

 

HERstory — Women’s History Month Celebration with Levine Museum at UNC Charlotte Center City

Create, dance, sing, learn, and celebrate Women’s History Month with Levine Museum! Bring your family & friends and meet us for a day filled with arts & crafts, music, storytime, historical insights, and more!

Saturday March 2, 2024

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Dubois Center at UNC Charlotte Center City

 

Now Showing: The Color Purple

Join us for a special showing of The Color Purple in honor of Women’s History Month. This bold, new reimagining of Alice Walker’s novel follows the lives of three courageous women on a journey of strength, hope, healing, and love. There will also be a brief discussion of the movie at the conclusion of the program.

Space is limited. Please register to reserve your seat.

Saturday, March 23, 2024

Saturday, March 30, 2024

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Steele Creek Library

 

National Parks Services Commemorations and Celebrations: Women's History Month

 

Videos

 

 

 

National Museum of Women in the Arts YouTube Channel

The National Museum of Women in the Arts brings recognition to the achievements of women artists of all periods and nationalities by exhibiting, preserving, acquiring, and researching art by women and by teaching the public about their accomplishments.

 

National Women's History Museum

Founded in 1996, the National Women’s History Museum is the nation’s largest online cultural institution dedicated to preserving, interpreting, and celebrating the diverse contributions that women have made to our society. A renowned leader in women’s history education, the Museum seeks to tell the stories of women who have transformed our nation through a growing state-of-the-art online presence and a future physical home in Washington, D.C.