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Women's History Month
Throughout March, Broward County Library will be hosting dozens of free programs and events for all age that celebrate Women's History Month. We'll have free movie screenings, children's story times, arts-and-crafts, trivia, book discussions and more.

Adults: Yoga, Meditation & Dance
  • March 30 - Empowerment through the Art of Belly Dance, 2-4PM, Weston Library

Adults: Movies, Classes & Presentations

You can also celebrate Women's History Month with one of these great movies (available for check out from Broward County Library) that feature real women who left their indelible mark on history.

  • A League of Their Own - In 1943, a washed-up ballplayer  (Tom Hanks) is hired to coach in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League while the male pros are at war. Reluctant at first, he finds himself drawn back into the game by the heart and heroics of his team members (Geena Davis, Madonna, Rosie O'Donnell). Based on a true story. (1992)
  • Elizabeth: The Golden Age - Queen Elizabeth I (Cate Blanchett) rules her kingdom and her life with dignity and control, securing her position as a beloved icon of the western world. (2007)
  • Frida - Biopic about Mexican artist Frida Kahlo (Salma Hayek) that depicts her visionary artwork and her tumultuous personal life. ( 2002)
  • Hidden Figures - Three female African-American mathematicians (Taraji P. Henson, Octavia L. Spencer, Janelle Monae) provide crucial calculations for NASA's space race against the Soviets, all while dealing with the racist and sexist assumptions of their white co-workers. (2017)
  • Silkwood - This is the real-life story of Karen Silkwood (Meryl Streep), who became contaminated with plutonium at her job, voiced her protest at the indifference and denial of her company, and became a threat to the entire nuclear industry and the government agencies that monitor it. (1983)
  • Suffragette - In this galvanizing feminist drama, a working-class laundress (Carey Mulligan) in 19th century London becomes radicalized when she meets a brave cadre of women organizing to obtain the vote (2015)