Celebrate Women’s History Month at the Jacksonville Public Library with a variety of programs and activities for children, teens and adults.
Join us as WTLV/WJXX First Coast News Anchor Jeannie Blaylock talks about the life-saving community project – Buddy Check 12; Sociologist Dr. JeffriAnne Wilder discusses colorism in ethnic communities; Jacksonville Historical Society Executive Director Emily Lisska shares stories of notable women of Northeast Florida; we discuss “The Subjection of Women” an essay by John Stuart Mill; celebrate the works of Jane Austen; and view a PBS POV documentary about Carolyn Parker, a lifelong resident of the Lower Ninth Ward who fights for the right to rebuild her home and community.
Tweens and Teens learn about women sculptors and women in comics, then create their own works!
Children learn about the contributions of Grace Hopper, Bessie Coleman, Amelia Earhart, and Marie Curie!
All programs and events are free and open to the public.