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Women's History Month

March is Women’s History Month, and Queens Library is excited to present a range of programs dedicated to the creativity and achievements of women throughout history. Join us for performances, art exhibits, film screenings, children’s crafts, and plenty more!

Upcoming Programs

A Celebration of Women in Music with Motéma's Jana Herzen & Friends 

Thursday, March 16
6:30 pm
Central Library
89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica

Producer, performer, and entrepreneur Jana Herzen is founder and president of Motéma Music, a Grammy-winning, art-first record label specializing in unique, culturally trenchant jazz, world, soul and other creative music. Under Herzen's stewardship, Motéma’s artists and projects have been nominated in the NAACP awards, SoulTrain Awards, Latin Grammy awards among others, and have so far earned 18 Grammy nominations, 2 Grammys and a Latin Grammy.

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Women’s History Month Series

Thursdays, March 16, 23, 30
4 pm
Peninsula
92-25 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Beach

Children in grades 3-6 are welcome to join us as we celebrate Women’s History Month and learn about famous historical women and events.

Jazzmeia Horn - Winner of the 2015 Thelonius Monk International Vocal Jazz Competition 

Saturday, March 18
2:30 pm
Central Library
89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica

Winner of the 2015 Thelonius Monk International Vocal Jazz Competition and 2013 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition, singer Jazzmeia Horn has a name that speaks for itself. Jazzmeia has appeared at renowned jazz festivals and legendary jazz clubs such as Lenox Lounge, Bill’s Place, The Apollo, The Blue Note, and more.

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Women’s History Month Puppet Workshop

Wednesday, March 22 @ 4:30 pm

Corona 38-23 104 Street

Tuesday, March 28 @ 4 pm
Long Island City
37-44 21 Street

In this workshop you'll learn about famous women in history from puppeteer Nicola and her puppet Annie, who'll team up to read you a book about women who changed the world. Then, you'll get to make simple puppets of your favorite women in history from materials provided by the program presenter. For ages 6 to 10.

Carol Brock: A Woman in the Culinary Arts

Thursday, March 23
6:30 pm
Douglaston-Little Neck
249-01 Northern Boulevard

Legendary food columnist/editor Dr. Carol Brock discusses her storied career in the culinary arts.

Vintage Bliss presents Lyrical Ladies

Saturday, March 25
2 pm
Middle Village
72-31 Metropolitan Avenue

Vocalists Susanne LoFaso and Vincent Roccaro present a unique musical look at women in song, be they performers or subjects of songs written about them.

Women’s History Month Film Series

Saturday, March 25
2 pm
Peninsula
92-25 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Beach

Join us for our Women's History Month Film Series. We’ll be screening: Soul Surfer on 3/4, Frida on 3/11, and The Queen of Katwe on 3/25.

That's What She Said

Saturday, March 25
2 pm
Whitestone
151-10 14 Road

Vocalist Linda Ciofalo showcases a collection of songs celebrating her favorite female composers of jazz and popular music: Dorothy Fields, Carolyn Leigh, Joni Mitchell, Stevie Nicks, Mary Lou Williams and more great ladies of words and music.

Saluting Women's Right to Vote In New York State: 100th Anniversary Series

Saturday, April 8, May 13
3 pm
Briarwood
85-12 Main Street

Learn about and discuss the history of women’s suffrage in New York State. Refreshments will be served.

Women's History Month