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Meet the Author

It’s time to meet the author! We will be hosting local author, Barb Solberg, for an author visit and book signing! This event will take

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OKRA Playground

Okra Playground plays traditional Finnish music with a fresh approach, combining classic folk with modern instruments to create unique tunes with hypnotic beats and a

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Meet the Author

It’s time to meet the author! We will be hosting local author, Barb Solberg, for an author visit and book signing! This event will take place Wednesday, March 29th at 6:00pm and will be held in the North Meeting Room at the Minot Public Library. Barb is the author of “What We Leave Behind”, a story of family, unforeseen circumstances and things left behind. Bring your copy of “What We Leave Behind” and join the


Digital Resource of the Month

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Women's Rights

Learn all about women's rights activism, from pay equity to women in the combat. Get a global look at the history of the movement, meet the activists involved, and celebrate some of the legal victories! Each chapters end with a call to action, so kids can feel inspired to get involved in their own communities.

Wonder Women of Science

The twelve scientists who are profiled here are women from all sorts of backgrounds who are currently rocking science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Each of them has a different story to tell about how she got to where she is today, but the one thing they have in common is that they are truly wonder women of science. Around the world there are many more women doing incredible work and breaking new ground in STEM fields--not to mention girls of all ages dreaming of how they will one day contribute.

Icons Board Game

Team up with some of the most inspirational and revolutionary heroes of all time! Collect icons along with their associated categories of leadership, human rights, science & innovation, the arts, and adventure to build your team. Play with 40 remarkable women including Harriet Tubman, Anne Frank, and Malala Yousafzai along with other incredible heroes you may yet discover like Victoria Woodhull, Madam C.J. Walker and more!

History Vs. Women

Looking through the ages and across the globe, the authors have reclaimed the stories of twenty-five remarkable women who dared to defy history and change the world around them. From Mongolian wrestlers to Chinese pirates, Native American ballerinas to Egyptian scientists, Japanese novelists to British Prime Ministers, [this book] will reframe the history that you thought you knew

Crochet Iconic Women

Crochet 15 iconic women who changed the world with this collection of amigurumi crochet patterns. Whether it's Greta, RBG or Malala, this collection of crochet patterns celebrates 15 women who have made an impact on the global stage whether in politics, sport, medicine or education. Learn more about each of the characters featured in this collection and make unique gifts to inspire and delight all generations.

A Big Important Art Book

Walk into any museum, or open any art book, and you'll probably be left wondering: where are all the women artists? A Big Important Art Book (Now with Women) offers an exciting alternative to this male-dominated art world, showcasing the work of dozens of contemporary women artists alongside creative prompts that will bring out the artist in anyone! This beautiful book energizes and empowers women, both artists and amateurs alike, by providing them with projects and galvanizing stories to ignite their creative fires. Interviews, images, and stories from contemporary women artists at the top of their game provide added inspiration.

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