Sunday, Mar 11, 2012: Culture Vultures Presents: We Are the VoyagersJoin astronomer Janis Hernandez, former Associate Director of the Miami Space Transit Planetarium, in her quest to unravel the mysteries of the Universe.
Sunday, Mar 18, 2012: The Big Read: Zora's RootsJoin us for a film screening of Zora’s Roots and a discussion of the life of Zora Neale Hurston, author of this year's Big Read selection: Their Eyes Were Watching God.
Wednesday, Mar 21, 2012: Sharkey's Storytime: Girl PowerCelebrate Women’s History Month with books by your favorite female authors!
2012 National Women’s History Month Theme:
Women’s Education – Women’s Empowerment
Each year National Women's History Month employs a unifying theme and recognizes national honorees whose work and lives testify to that theme-
The 2012 Honorees are:
- Emma Hart Willard, (1787 - 1870) Women Higher Education Pioneer
- Charlotte Forten Grimke, (1837 - 1814) Freedman Bureau Educator
- Annie Sullivan, (1866 - 1936) Disability Education Architect
- Gracia Molina Enriquez de Pick, (1929 - ) Feminist Educational Reformer
- Okolo Rashid, (1949 - ) Community Development Activist and Historical Preservation Advocate
- Brenda Flyswithhawks,(1950 - ) American Indian Advocate and Educator
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