Women's History Month

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March is Women's History Month – commemorating and encouraging the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in history and contemporary society. Learn, create and have fun at these library events:


For Families, Kids and Teens

Women's History month movie: Barbie (2023)

Sunday, March 10 at 1:30  Pleasant Grove Branch

Barbie and Ken are having the time of their lives in the colorful and seemingly perfect world of Barbie Land. However, when they get a chance to go to the real world, they soon discover the joys and perils of living among humans.  Rated PG-13

Barbie y Ken se divierten como nunca en el colorido y aparentemente perfecto mundo de Barbie Land. Sin embargo, cuando tienen la oportunidad de ir al mundo real, pronto descubren las alegrías y los peligros de vivir entre humanos.  Clasificado PG-13


DIY Zine: with Artist Ofelia Faz-Garza

Sunday, March 10 at 2 p.m.  Hampton-Illinois Branch

Artist Ofelia Faz Garza will lead us in a workshop to celebrate Woman of Color throughout history by creating your own zine. Registration is required.


Crafterschool Women’s History Month Mary Blair

Tuesday, March 19, at 3:30 p.m. Park Forest Branch

This week's Crafterschool will celebrate Women's History month and "Small World" artist Mary Blair. We will explore colors and shapes and create our own castle. All supplies will be provided.


Perler Bead Club

Saturday, March 23 at 10 a.m.  Lakewood Branch

In honor of Women's History Month, we'll explore the Women of America theme, celebrating inspiring female figures from history. Registration is required.


Shattered: Women Breaking Barriers

Saturday, March 23 at 10 a.m.  J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, 6th Floor

In celebration of National Women's History Month, experience a day of inspiration, empowerment, and celebration as we illuminate the remarkable women who have shattered barriers and triumphed in traditionally male-dominated fields. Highlights include keynote speakers, craft workshops, networking opportunities and an inclusive marketplace. Registration is required.


Women's History Month Celebration: Faces of Frida Kahlo Paper Craft

Saturday, March 23 at 10:30 a.m.  Oak Lawn Branch

Celebrate Women's History Month with a special program honoring the iconic artist Frida Kahlo! Discover the life and legacy of this pioneering woman in the art world as you craft your own version of Frida Kahlo using paper flowers and other cutout inspired by her self-portraits. Learn about Kahlo's significance as an artist, her unique style, and her contributions to shaping the cultural landscape. Registration is required.




For Adults


Women’s History Month Celebration: African Textiles workshop with Dallas artist Renee Jones

Saturday, March 16 at 1 p.m.  Oak Lawn Branch

Honor and highlight the significant contributions of women to the preservation and advancement of African textile traditions.Artist Renee Miche'al Jones will be your guide, unraveling the intricate textures that weave together stories of wealth and cultural heritage inherent in Ghanaian Adinkra, Batik printing, Nigerian Adire clothing, and the Abomey Applique of the Republic of Benin. Registration is required.

This program is sponsored by the City of Dallas Office of Arts and Culture.


Women's History Month Celebration: Dallas County Master Gardeners Association presents ALL ABOUT SEEDS with Roseann Ferguson

Saturday, March 23 at 1 p.m.  Oak Lawn Branch

Discover the intriguing world of seeds with certified Texas Master Gardener Roseann Ferguson as she presents "All About Seeds." Roseann's expertise not only enriches our understanding of gardening but also underscores the significant role women play in nurturing and preserving our natural environment. Registration is required.


Women's History Trivia

Saturday, March 23 at 2:30 p.m.  Prairie Creek Branch

Celebrate Women's History month with trivia and prizes.


Earth Day Every Day: Women’s Panel on the Environment

Thursday, March 28 at 11 a.m.  J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, 5th Floor

This panel will discuss local and global implications of climate change and the roles women play in protecting the environment and encouraging sustainability. 

Presented in collaboration with the City of Dallas' Office of Environmental Quality.