The Anne Arundel County Public Library is offering the following programs to celebrate Women’s History Month.
African Safari Counting Book Reading
Friday, March 1 at 10:30 am at Discoveries: The Library at the Mall
Author Jessica Ann Mitchell Aiwuyor will share her book African Safari Counting Book: Learning Numbers 1-20.
Tuesday, March 5 at 10 am at the Deale Library
Enjoy a guest reader from the STEM industry as she shares stories, songs and activities about women scientists, engineers and mathematicians!
Tuesday, March 5 at 1 pm at the Severn Library
Try out some crazy science experiments and STEM activities inspired by the discoveries of famous women scientists. Registration required by calling 410.222.6280.
Author Visit: Michelle Y. Green
Thursday, March 7 at 6 pm at the Severn Library
Author Michelle Y. Green, uses storytelling to introduce audiences to Peanut Johnson, the only woman to pitch in the Negro Leagues. Learn about Ms. Green’s writing process, how she met the real Peanut Johnson, and the exciting details of a movie version in the works.
Thursdays, March 7, 14, 21 and 28 at 6:30 pm at the Crofton Library
This series will showcase women from all walks of life presenting accounts of how Science, Technology, Engineering and Math have impacted their lives.
“Beyond the Call” Book Discussion
Saturday, March 9 at 1 pm at the Odenton Library
Author and US Army veteran Eileen Rivers talks about her book Beyond the Call, which chronicles the experiences of service women on the front lines in Afghanistan (and an Afghan woman who was helped by one of them).
The Freedom Choir Celebrates National Women’s History Month
Wednesday, March 13 at 6:30 pm at the Edgewater Library
The Freedom Choir, led by award-winning musician/vocalist Elizabeth Melvin, will perform songs of hope, peace, and healing written by and about women around the world!
Wednesday, March 13 at 6:30 pm at the Severna Park Library
Adjust Your Crown: The Little Ladies’ Secret Handbookbrings out your fearlessness, shares secrets of how to be a classy little lady, and is a reminder that you have glitter in your DNA! Join author Dionda Fugitt as she takes you on a journey to bring out your awesomeness!
Wednesday, March 20 at 2 pm at the Maryland City at Russett Library
Theatre of Eternal Values performs shadow puppetry, poetry, and narration to trace daring journeys across slavery and freedom in “A Map in the Dark,” an exploration of history, grief, and friendship between Harriet Tubman and her first biographer Sarah Hopkins Bradford.
Thursday, March 21 at 7 pm at the Broadneck Library
Global Career Coach Paula Brand will walk you through the A.S.T.E.R. career development model and help you assess your Holland Code. These resources can help you break through to move your career forward.
Safe Surfing: Preventing Youth from Being Pulled Under by Sex Trafficking
Wednesday, March 27 at 6:30 pm at the Glen Burnie Library
Join this important discussion about human trafficking in our area. Hear from community and law enforcement experts about online threats and how to keep safe from harm.
Mama Hearts and Tiny Toes Baby Shower / Corazones de Mamá y Deditos de Bebé Lluvia de Regalos
Saturday, March 30 at noon at the Brooklyn Park Library
Food, games, prizes, music and fun for women with a baby on the way in Brooklyn Park! / ¡Comida, juegos, premios, música y diversión para mujeres con un bebé en camino en Brooklyn Park! Sábado, 30 de marzo de mediodia – 3 pm. To register/ Para matricularse, call the library/ llame a la bibilioteca: 410-222-6260, The Judy Center: 410-562-1606, or/ o Community of Hope: 410-830-0054.