March is Women's History Month, a wonderful time to explore and discuss the contributions made by women today and throughout history.
Visit the Des Plaines Public Library to browse our display collection of Women Building Careers - a selection of books highlighting women in the arts, industry, medicine, politics...you name it.
Also visit the Library of Congress's Women's History Month web site at http://womenshistorymonth.gov/
Put the power of primary sources to work in the classroom. Browse ready-to-use lesson plans, student activities, collection guides and research aids from the Library of Congress here.
Happy Women's History Month!