March is Women’s History Month, honoring the contributions of women in the U.S. now and throughout history, and recognizing the achievements of women in a variety of fields. We are celebrating with special programs, book displays, reading lists, and more!
Patrons of Influence – Women's History Month Panel
Join Pikes Peak Library District (PPLD) and Sixty35 Media (formally Colorado Springs Business Journal) as we celebrate patrons that are providing positive influences in the areas of culture, business, and leadership in El Paso County. These local leaders will discuss their shared interest and experiences on how gender diversity and inclusion strengthen organizations and communities.
Question and Answer will follow the panel discussion.
This is an in-person event. Registration is not required but strongly recommended. Register Here for the Livestream Event.
- In-person at East Library: Wed., March 15 from 10 – 11 a.m.
Legendary Ladies Making History Come Alive!
Join us for an entertaining and surprising day with the “Unconventional Women of the West," presented by the Legendary Ladies. The Ladies will make history come alive by sharing tales of women who helped shape the West. Get ready for a little something different from a group of women who are sure to make you laugh, reflect, and appreciate the West.
- Books for Family Sharing
- Biographies and Memoirs
- Hoopla eBooks
- Books on OverDrive
- Check out the curated book lists on Libby/OverDrive
- Find biographies and reference information about notable women in history using one of PPLD’s databases.
- Explore eBooks by women authors using Freading.
- Enjoy videos and documentaries directed by women or about women’s history and current events on Kanopy.
- Browse a selection of movies and TV on Hoopla.
- Women’s History Month (for all ages)
The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in commemorating and encouraging the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history.
- National Women’s History Museum (for all ages)
- National Archives (for all ages)
- U.S. Census Bureau (for all ages)
Find interesting facts and statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau.
- National Geographic Kids (an engaging resource for kids)