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Equal Pay Day: An Intersectional Approach

Posted about 27 days ago by Rebecca S

Posted in Nonfiction | Tagged with equal rights, equality, feminism, feminists, inequality, intersectionality, labor relations, personal narratives, programs, sex discrimination, sexism, social conditions, Steinem Sisters, wages, Woman's History Month, women, women authors, women's rights and workplace issues

Equal Pay Day is the symbolic marker of how long it takes for women to earn as much as men did the preceding year. Continue reading to learn more about this incredibly important issue that should concern everyone in our modern society.

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Inspiring Picture Books About Inventors, Scientists and Perseverance

Posted 5 months ago by Cindy V

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction and Graphic Novels, History and Politics, Movies and Music and Nonfiction | Tagged with architects, astronomers, biographies, Children's Stories, computer programmers, computers, curiosity, emotions, entomologists, exploration, family, friendship, frustration, girls, humorous stories, inspiration, inventions, inventors, mathematicians, perseverance, picture books, role models, science, scientists, stories in rhyme and women

Stories featuring characters with spunk, engineers, inventors, scientists, architects, doctors, computer programmers and the incredible power of persistence.

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Raising Awareness: The Silent Witness Project at TLCPL

Posted 7 months ago by Rebecca S

Posted in Children and Parenting, Education and History and Politics | Tagged with advocacy, children, domestic violence, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Silent Witness, Steinem Sisters and women

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Join the Steinem Sisters Collection @ TLCPL as we honor those lost to domestic violence in the Toledo area.

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Okay Ladies, Now Let’s Get Information: A Feminist Reading List

Posted over 2 years ago by Katie M

Posted in Culture and Diversity, eBooks and Audiobooks and History and Politics | Tagged with equality, feminism, feminism-humor, feminist, political activists, sexism, social conditions, women, Women's History Month, women's rights and women's studies

In preparation for the upcoming Women’s March on Washington on January 21st, we’re highlighting some must-read books for the modern feminist.

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