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    Top Movies and Fiction by Women

    Every year since 1978, we celebrate Women’s History Month during March by looking back at the accomplishments of women and their contributions to society. For this blog entry, we’ll be looking at the books and movies by female writers and directors that have checked out the most at DCPL in the past year. Most Popular Movies Directed by Women By some estimates, women make up only about 20-30% of directors. But there have been some…

    21 Books to Celebrate Women’s History Month

    For Women’s History Month, the staff of the Daviess County Public Library chose their favorite books that celebrate extraordinary women and their stories that helped shape women’s history. Three of our favorite selections are listed below. Fly Girls: How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History by Keith O’Brien In Fly Girls, O’Brien covers the story of five female aviation pilots, including Florence Klingensmith, Louise Thaden, Ruth Eider, Ruth Nichols, and Amelia Earhart, and…

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