Celebrate Women's History Month March 1 with "Living History Books"

In celebration of Women’s History Month, ACC’s Northridge Campus will host the Living History Books program Thursday, March 1 (10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2 to 5:30 p.m.). The free event will feature performances paying tribute to influential women, with faculty, staff, and student participants playing the roles of historical figures. Living History Books takes place in the Northridge library, located in Building 1000 (11928 Stonehollow Dr., Room 1223).

The performances will include readings, speeches, reenactments, and multimedia presentations, and library staff will display reference works and other materials related to the women portrayed during the event. Figures represented this year include Amelia Earhart, Susan B. Anthony, Etta James, and Shirley Chisholm.

“This is a fun and educational event, and we encourage all faculty, staff, and students to check it out,” says Melinda Townsel, head librarian at Northridge. “We’ve had a wonderful response in years past and look forward to continuing the tradition.”

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