Visit the Women's History Month Virtual GalleryWomen's History Month
If you are viewing the Virtual Gallery from home, you will need your Orange County resident library card to use some of the resources.
Explore the listing of Notable Women found on the homepage of this database, and learn about women from around the world and throughout history. From Florence Nightingale to Oprah Winfrey, view pictures and find out about these women's lives and experiences.
Read about female scientists' contributions. Browse Biographies and then click on the box titled "Women in Science."
Learn about women throughout history with this collection from World Book. Use the Advanced Biography Finder to read about women who changed the world. Use the drop down menus to select “female,” before you click “Go” and begin your adventure.
Read about fabulous First Ladies on the White House website. Find out about their lives before, during, and after life at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Be sure to check out the current first lady, Michelle Obama!
Celebrate the accomplishments of women at the National Women's History Museum website. Click on the Online Exhibits or the Education & Resources tabs to read biographies, learn about women's suffrage, and discover exciting information about women past and present.
Discover women who have made a diffence by exploring Women's Sufferage, and read Effie Hobby's story of growing up in this age. After checking out the When Did Women Vote interactive map, see what you know by taking the Show What You Know Quiz.
Celebrate growing up as an American girl with these classic stories! The series has plenty of titles to quench your thirst for quality books about growing up female.
Almost Astronauts: The True Story of the Mercury 13 Women Discover girls and women who have carved their own paths and changed history. Read about female daredevils, astronauts, artists, inventors, and more!
This reading list is dedicated to stories about brave women and girls. Celebrate Women's History month by sharing these stories with family and friends.
Empower yourself with literature about girls and women. Poetry, history, fiction, journals - find it all here!