CELEBRATE WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH AT MIAMI-DADE PUBLIC LIBRARIES!
-Etiquette classes, quilting demonstrations and the poetry of Emily Dickinson-
(MIAMI, FEBRUARY 29, 2012) – March is National Women’s History Month – a time to celebrate the historic achievements of women. The Library System invites everyone to visit their nearest branch library to find a book, movie, audiobook, or search a database and learn about the many great women in history. Enjoy special programs for women, by women and about women, but open to everyone!
Teens who want to polish up their appearance and manners can take part in Etiquette for Teens workshop on Tuesday, March 6 at 5:30 p.m. at the California Club Branch; on Tuesday, March 20, 4:30 p.m. at North Dade Regional; and on Wednesday, March 28, 3 p.m. at the Edison Branch Library.
Anita Jones from Big Mama Quilters will retrace the patterns of American women in a lecture that explores how quilts have been developed and used over the last 200 years. Workshops will be held on Saturday, March 24, 10:30 a.m. at the Coral Reef Branch and on Saturday, March 31 at 11 a.m.
Celebrate Women’s History Month by honoring one of America’s most beloved authors – Emily Dickinson. Join the kick-off to The Big Read on Wednesday, March 21, 7 p.m. at the Coral Gables Branch Library. The program will feature biographer Lyndall Gordan who will discuss her book, Lives Like Loaded Guns: Emily Dickinson and Her Family Feuds.
The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowments of the Arts, in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Art Midwest, designed to revitalize the role of literature in American culture.For information about these resources and more, contact 305.375.BOOK (2665) or visit www.mdpls.org.
Victoria Galan - Public Affairs Officer
Tel. 305.375.5180, firstname.lastname@example.org