March is Women's History Month. Visit womenshistorymonth.gov to see photographs as well as audio and video clips from the collections of the National Gallery of Art, the Library of Congress, the Smithsonian and more.
- Discover how women shaped Denver into the city we know now. Register here (March 27).
- Love history? Learn about the Harbison sisters who operated a 160-acre dairy ranch 100 years ago by Rocky Mountain National Park. Register here (March 16 and 19).
- Meet author Joy Johnson as she celebrates the joy of senior women friendships. Register today (March 22 and 24).
- Love #WeNeedDiverseBooks? Meet Dhonielle Clayton, who leads the diverse books movement and is author of The Belles. Register here (March 29).
Visit the Molly Brown House
- Use the Exploration Pass to visit the Molly Brown House for free and learn about one of Denver's most historic women.
Genealogy and Research
- Check out genealogy resources available through the library, including World Vital Records and Ancestry.com.
- Start piecing together your family history (and mysteries!) with these websites and start filling out your family tree.
- Not sure where to begin? We can help! Ask a Librarian for a 30-minute appointment.
For Teens and Adults
- Dive into the lives of interesting real-life women as imagined by talented novelists.
- Pick up a book about some real-life remarkable women who blazed their own trails.
- Read about (fictional but based on fact) lives of queens and emperesses who shaped history.
- Learn about brave mighty girls, perfect for elementary-aged students.
- Be inspired by picture books of role-model-worthy strong girls.
- You can make a difference in the world: these extraordinary women did!
Books to Read
- Craving success? Read The Gutsy Girl Handbook.
- Want to make your own money? Read #Girlboss.
- Ready to stand up and lead? Read Lean in.
- Time to conquer your life? Read How to Be A Bawse.
- Need courage? Read Daring Greatly.
- Time to open your heart? Read Loving Bravely.
- Need a laugh and a cry? Read We Are Never Meeting in Real Life.