Women's History Month

Celebrate Women's History Month with Orange County Library System! Learn all about influential women in history who broke barriers and helped advance science, technology, engineering, art and math. 

Women's history

Upcoming Events

Registration Required
Saturday
June
25
11:00​am
(Southeast - Meeting Room 2)
Event Category: Games & Activities
Did you know female pirates once terrorized the seas? Find out about these notorious women and compete in a life-size game of “Pirateship”. Recommended for families with children ages 5 and up.
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Registration Required
Thursday
June
30
2:00​pm
(South Creek - Meeting Room 1)
Event Categories: Science & Math; Games & Activities
Sylvia Earle is an oceanographer, marine biologist, and record-breaking scuba diver. This event will feature hands-on STEAM activities celebrating her work. Recommended for ages 6-8.
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Thursday
July
7
4:30​pm
(Winter Garden - Program Area)
Event Categories: Science & Math; Games & Activities
Sylvia Earle is an oceanographer, marine biologist, and record-breaking scuba diver. This event will feature hands-on STEAM activities celebrating her work. Recommended for ages 6-8.
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Tuesday
July
12
2:00​pm
(Windermere - Ask at Desk)
Event Categories: Science & Math; Games & Activities
Sylvia Earle is an oceanographer, marine biologist, and record-breaking scuba diver. This event will feature hands-on STEAM activities celebrating her work. Recommended for ages 6-8.
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Wednesday
July
13
3:00​pm
Event Categories: Science & Math; Games & Activities
Sylvia Earle is an oceanographer, marine biologist, and record-breaking scuba diver. This event will feature hands-on STEAM activities celebrating her work. Recommended for ages 6-8.
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Wednesday
July
20
1:00​pm
Event Categories: Science & Math; Games & Activities
Sylvia Earle is an oceanographer, marine biologist, and record-breaking scuba diver. This event will feature hands-on STEAM activities celebrating her work. Recommended for ages 6-8.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
July
21
2:30​pm
(North Orange - Meeting Room)
Event Categories: Science & Math; Games & Activities
Sylvia Earle is an oceanographer, marine biologist, and record-breaking scuba diver. This event will feature hands-on STEAM activities celebrating her work. Recommended for ages 6-8.
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Tuesday
July
26
11:00​am
(South Trail - Meeting Room 2)
Explore the Galápagos Islands, an island formed by fire. Learn about Valentina Cruz, a girl born on the Galápagos Islands who became a biologist to protect her homeland. Recommended for ages 6-8.
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Celebrate Women's History Month:

Women's History Month: POW-HER-FUL

In-Person & Virtual Events: Pow-HER-ful

With great power comes great responsibility. Explore the common empowering qualities of well-known women like Simone Biles, Frida Kahlo, and Jane Goodall. Recommended for ages 3-5.

A Burst of Light

Womens History Month Resource Guide

In this staff-curated guide, you can find books, DVDs and mobile resources on some of the most powerful and influential women in history. 

Sonia Sotomayor: a judge grows in the Bronx

Virtual Book Displays for Kids

Celebrate Women's History Month by learning more about girls and women who left their mark on the world with our virtual displays of books for kids to discover.