Celebrate Women’s History

Author Olivia Meikle

The Lafayette Library invites the public to celebrate Women’s History Month with storytelling, thought-provoking speakers, and resources for reading and learning.


“The Women Who Made America” – Author talk with Olivia Meikle
Thursday, March 2
The Collective – Community Arts Center, 201 N. Public Road

Adults – join author and podcaster Olivia Meikle to hear about three remarkable women, Josephine Roche, Bessie Margolin, and Frances Perkins, who helped shape 20th-century America. A Q&A and book signing follows after the talk.

Lafayette Historical Society talk, “What’s In a Name” 
Sunday, March 5 at 1:30pm
Lafayette Public Library, 775 W. Baseline Road
While not focused specifically on women, don’t miss the upcoming Lafayette Historical Society talk featuring Kim Jackson, who will discuss the history of park names in Boulder. (Can you name the Boulder trail that commemorates a local woman historian who helped design the Boulder County open space program?)

Storytime with author Olivia Meikle 
Sunday, March 19, 1:30pm
Lafayette Public Library, 775 W. Baseline Road
Families – Join local author Olivia Meikle during Women’s History Month as she discusses her writing process and shares stories from her book, “The Book of Sisters: Biographies of Incredible Siblings through History.” Free copies will be given away while supplies last.


Discover a new author, explore nonfiction, and find titles for all ages exploring significant women and women’s contributions in every realm. Find books on display around the Library, or browse our recommendations online below and in our catalog. Find a longer list of these and other titles in the catalog.

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