Help us celebrate Women’s History month at the library!

This annual celebration serves as a crucial tribute to the contributions and achievements of women throughout history. It stands as a reminder of their resilience, strength, and commitment to progress despite facing systemic obstacles and discrimination.

This month offers an opportunity to honor the pioneers who fought for women’s rights, such as suffragists who campaigned tirelessly for voting rights, civil rights activists who challenged racial and gender discrimination, and trailblazers who shattered glass ceilings in fields traditionally dominated by men.

From political leaders like Marie Curie and Malala Yousafzai to cultural icons like Maya Angelou and Frida Kahlo, women have left an indelible mark on history through their innovation, courage, and perseverance.

By acknowledging and honoring the past achievements of women while also championing current efforts towards inclusivity and empowerment, we can strive for a more just and equitable future for all genders. Women’s History Month is not only a celebration but also a testament to the ongoing struggle for progress and equality worldwide.

Sonoma County Library celebrates National Women’s History Month with events, displays, and resources. Help us share in this annual tribute by celebrating and learning about the generations of women who influenced and enriched our society.

Some of our programs include a music program at the Petaluma Regional Library with artists Erica Ambrin, Kayatta, and Eki Shola, and a virtual author talk with NPR’s Nina Totenberg. To find out more about our programs as, well as reading lists, visit

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