Personal tools

You are here: Home / Archive / 2018 Calendar / March / Book & Movie Display: March is Women's History Month

Book & Movie Display: March is Women's History Month

When Mar 01, 2018 09:00 AM to
Mar 31, 2018 12:00 PM
Where Cresco Public Library
Contact Name
Contact Phone 563-547-2540
Add event to calendar vCal
iCal

Abbie Converse













Cresco Public Library's first library director,

Abbie Converse, 1912-1948


Cresco Public Library recognizes March as Women's History Month with a special book and movie display. This display will be featured beginning this Saturday, March 3rd. You may check out any of the items shown. You may also browse our 'Did You Know?' factoids about women's rights and 'That's What She Said' featuring quotes by notable women. We will also feature some historic photographs from the women's suffrage movement, and a tribute to three prominent women in Cresco history:  Cresco Public Library's first library director, Abbie Converse, who served in the position from 1912-1948; Alice Magaw Kessel, known as the 'Mother of Anesthesia', and Ellen Church Marshall, Cresco native and  the first airline stewardess.


« September 2018 »
September
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30
Upcoming Events
Howard County Dementia Caregiver Support Group Sep 21, 2018 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM — Cresco Public Library Program Room
Art in the Afternoon Sep 25, 2018 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM — Cresco Public Library Program Room
Children's Story Hour: 'Reading is Big Fun' Sep 26, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM — Cresco Public Library Children's Department
Previous events…
Upcoming events…
Weather
This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.