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Book Discussion Series on Women's Suffrage at Main Library and Online
- Dynamic scholar and subject expert Dr. Jane Caputi leads group -

BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Broward County Main Library presents "Let's Talk About It: Women's Suffrage," a free series of five monthly book discussions designed to spark conversation about American history and culture. Online and in-person sessions are hosted by distinguished Florida Atlantic University (FAU) professor Dr. Jane Caputi, one Saturday a month from 11AM to 12:30PM, April through August 2022.

Attendees of these scholar-led discussions will explore fascinating books that examine the women's suffrage movement in a group conversation format and learn how it continues to influence our society and economy today. 

Our discussion leader is an award-winning instructor, the author of four books and an influential scholar of women, gender and sexuality studies. Dr. Caputi's insight will provide for meaningful discussions as the group examines a variety of books, from historic texts to contemporary works. 

All events are from 11AM-12:30PM;
April 23 - The Women's Hour by Elaine Weiss (Online)
May 21 - Women Making History: The 19th Amendment Book (Online)
June 25 - Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All by Martha S. Jones (In-person)
July 23 - Ida B. the Queen: The Extraordinary Life and Legacy of Ida B. Wells by Michelle Duster (Online)
August 20 -The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow (In-Person)

Admission is free and registration is recommended. A limited number of copies of the selected books are available to those who register and email the program's coordinator, Sebastian Perez, at He can also be contacted for further information about the series. 

"Let's Talk About It: Women's Suffrage" is a humanities discussion project from the American Library Association (ALA) supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Follow us at #Library LTAI.

About Broward County Libraries
Broward County Libraries Division, named 2020 and 2015 Library of the Year by the Florida Library Association, was founded in 1974 and is one of the largest and busiest library systems in Florida. Broward County Libraries Division's 38 locations provide convenient access to a full range of innovative and cost-effective services that satisfy the changing needs of the people of Broward County for information, education and recreation. Visit our website,, or follow Libraries on Facebook and Twitter.

DATE: April 6, 2022