Women's History Month at NYPL

Join us all month long for programs, book recommendations, and collection highlights to honor women storytellers and trailblazers.


  • Collage of women featured in the Foreword series, with Michele Coleman Mays in the center.
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In the Collection

  • Filterworld

    Kyle Chayka

    filterworld by kyle chayka
  • The Museum of Failures

    Thrity Umrigar

    the museum of failures by thrity umrigar
  • Sophie Go's Lonely Hearts Club

    Roselle Lim

    sophie go's lonely hearts club
  • Ain't That a Mother

    Adiba Nelson

    ain't that a mother by adiba nelson
  • Kindling: Stories

    Kathleen Jennings

    AdultScience Fiction
    kindling by kathleen jennings
  • Clover Hendry's Day Off

    Beth Morrey

    Clover Hendry's Day Off by Beth Morrey
  • 2020

    Eric Klinenberg

    2020: One City, Seven People, and the Year Everything Changed by Eric Klinenberg
  • Fifty Beasts to Break Your Heart

    GennaRose Nethercott

    Fifty Beasts to Break Your Heart and other stories by Gennarose Nethercott
  • We Are Free to Change the World

    Lyndsey Stonebridge

    We Are Free to Change the World: Hannah Arendt's lessons in love and disobedience by Lyndsey Stonebridge
  • Absorbing Fiction Based on the Fascinating Lives of Real Women from History

    Blending real events and storytelling, read about the lives of Nellie Bly, Anna Mae Wong, Dorothea Lange, Mary McLeod Bethune, and more.

    collage of historical fiction book covers
  • Following Dreams and Changing the World: Stories of Inspiring Girls and Young Women

    From civil rights and climate activists to accomplished athletes and more, their stories show that courage and determination know no age.

    collage of five book covers
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