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Women's History Month - Bloomington


Welcome to the IvyTech Bloomington Library Display in Honor of Women's History Month 

March is Women's History Month, and in honor of it, Ivy Tech Library has put together these resources to celebrate and reflect on Women's History. 

Women's History Month Theme 2021 by National Women’s History Alliance

The theme for 2021 National Women’s History Month captures the spirit of these challenging times. Since most 2020 women’s suffrage centennial celebrations were curtailed, the National Women’s History Alliance is extending the annual theme for 2021 to “Valiant Women of the Vote: Refusing to Be Silenced.” Read More

Women's Suffrage Timeline

Display Highlights

A League of Their Own DVD Cover

A League of Their Own

In 1943, a washed-up ballplayer is hired to coach in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League while the male pros are at war. Reluctant at first, he finds himself drawn back into the game by the heart and heroics of his team.

9 to 5 DVD Cover

9 to 5


Three secretaries live every female worker's dream after discovering they share the same resentment towards their sexist boss.


DVD Cover of On the Basis of Sex

On the Basis of Sex

Future Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg launches her career fighting for gender equality.

Book Cover of My Beloved World

My Beloved World

The first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor has become an instant American icon.


An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. 

Book Cover of Yes Please

Yes Please

In her first book, one of our most beloved funny folk delivers a smart, pointed, and ultimately inspirational read. 

Book Cover of The Outsiders

The Outsiders

Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read First published in 1967, S. E. Hinton's novel was an immediate phenomenon. Today, with more than eight million copies sold, The Outsiders continues to resonate with its powerful portrait of the bonds and boundaries of friendship.

Book Cover of Everything I Never Told You

Everything I Never Told You

A profoundly moving story of family, secrets, and longing, Everything I Never Told You is both a gripping page-turner and a sensitive family portrait, uncovering the ways in which mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, and husbands and wives struggle, all their lives, to understand one another.

Book Cover of Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures

Before John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as "human computers" used pencils, slide rules and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space. Among these problem-solvers were a group of exceptionally talented African American women, some of the brightest minds of their generation.

Book Cover of The Woman Warrior

The Woman Warrior

First published in 1976, it has become a classic in its innovative portrayal of multiple and intersecting identities--immigrant, female, Chinese, American.  

Book Cover of Bad Feminist

Bad Feminist

Bad Feminist; is a sharp, funny, and spot-on look at the ways in which the culture we consume becomes who we are, and an inspiring call-to-arms of all the ways we still need to do better, coming from one of our most interesting and important cultural critics.