Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Derby Public Library to celebrate CT women

DERBY - In recognition of March as Women’s History Month, the Derby Public Library will host

Celebrating 300 Years of Connecticut’s Remarkable Women, at 6:30 p.m. March 31.

This interactive multi-media program presented by the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame will bring to life some well-known figures like Ella T. Grasso, Katharine Hepburn, and Marian Anderson, along with some lesser-known heroines like Maria Sanchez, Barbara McClintock, and Hannah Watson.

The Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame is an educational outreach organization.
Its mission is to honor publicly the achievement of Connecticut women, preserve their stories, educate the public, and inspire the continued achievements of women and girls.

Ages 12 and up are invited to attend.  Registration is requested.

For information, stop by the Library at 313 Elizabeth St., call 203-736-1482, or visit  

This is a press release from Cathy Williams, Director, Derby Public Library.

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