Celebrate Women’s History Month

with Women’s Stories and Voices

Celebrate the contributions, achievements and history of diverse groups through cultural stories and voices. Visit the Pierce County Library System for classes and events, specially curated booklists and informative displays celebrating different cultures throughout the year.

Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month Events

Pierce County Library welcomes many women authors to library locations to engage teenagers and adults. Events include:

Memoir Writing with E.C. Murray

Author E.C. Murray discusses tips and tricks for writing a memoir as well as publishing options for both short stories and books. Ages 13 and up. Registration required.

Saturday, March 2, 10 a.m.- noon
Milton/Edgewood Pierce County Library, 900 Meridian E., Suite 29

Author Talk with Tara Goedjen

Local YA author Tara Goedjen shares about the writing process and career paths in editing, publishing and freelancing, followed by a Q&A and workshop. Ages 13 and up. Registration required.

Thursday, March 7, 3-4 p.m.
Virtual Pierce County Library – Registration required.

Fast Girls: Trailblazing Women Olympians

Author Elise Hooper separates fact from fiction to uncover the progress and setbacks faced by women Olympians. Ages 13 and up.

Saturday, March 16, 2-3 p.m.
Summit Pierce County Library

Wednesday, March 27, 6-7 p.m.
Parkland/Spanaway Pierce County Library, 13718 Pacific Ave. S., Tacoma

Author Talk with Christina Vega

Local Poet and Publisher Christina Vega gives an overview of publishing followed by a Q&A and workshop. Ages 13 and up. Registration required.

Thursday, March 21, 3-4 p.m.
Sumner Pierce County Library, 1116 Fryar Ave.

We Are Also in Bondage Here: Black Women in the Washington Civil Rights Movement

Historian and Educator Quin’Nita Cobbins-Modica explores with participants how Black women in 1960s Washington brought about meaningful legislative changes. Ages 13 and up.

Thursday, March 21, 4-5 p.m.
South Hill Pierce County Library, 15420 Meridian E.

How to Write a Family Portrait

Essayist Kristen Millares Young helps attendees plan, write and revise their family stories with. Ages 18 and up. Registration required.

Saturday, March 23, 10-11:30 a.m. (English) and 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. (Spanish)
Steilacoom Pierce County Library, 2950 Steilacoom Blvd.

Saturday, March 23, 2-3:30 p.m. (English) and 3:30-5 p.m. (Spanish)
Gig Harbor Pierce County Library, 4424 Point Fosdick Drive

Register for events and find more information.

Library Resources

Enjoy these resources free with your library card.

Check out upcoming Library events for Women’s History Month (March), Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Month (May) and more.