Honoring Women’s History Month

Held yearly in March, Women’s History Month celebrates women’s contributions to history, culture, and society in the U.S. On this page, find suggested fiction, nonfiction, and digital titles for adults, teens, and kids, all hand-selected by our librarians. And learn more about the origins of Women’s History Month at womenshistorymonth.gov.

Books & films for adults

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Digital titles

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Titles for teens

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Books for kids

Browse kids’ fiction, nonfiction, and picture books selected by our librarians:



Picture books

Online resources

Get access to subscription-based resources that Google can’t offer with your Oak Park card and PIN:

  • Biography Reference Bank: Discover a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies and unique narrative biographies, including a category for biographies on influential women.
  • Gale in Context: Biography: Explore authoritative biographical entries covering international figures from all time periods and areas of study, including a collection of biographies on notable women.

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