2023 Women’s History Month Recognition

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Village has created a listing of resources, events, and community programming. See below for more information on all the ways in which our community is celebrating women’s history! Additional resources, programming, and events will be added as they are announced!

Women’s History Month Proclamation

Click here to read the proclamation read at the Village Board’s March 14, 2023 meeting.

Screening of “9 to 5”

Saturday, March 18 at 7:00 p.m. – Wilmette Theatre, 1122 Central Ave.  

The Human Relations Commission is sponsoring a free screening of the movie, ‘9 to 5’ at the Wilmette Theatre. The movie uses satire to explore gender inequality and discrimination in the workplace. Click here to learn more.  

Wilmette Historical Museum

The Wilmette Historical Museum has a variety of resources pertaining to women’s history, visit the Wilmette Historical Museum’s website where you can find information on topics like The history of the Woman’s Club of Wilmette and more!

The Village of Wilmette has a strong history of female leaders, community servants, professionals, and more that have influenced the community we are today. Starting Monday, March 6, check out the kiosk in the main lobby at Village Hall that highlights 32 of these amazing women of Wilmette’s past and present.

Wilmette Public Library

The Wilmette Public Library has a variety of resources including recommended readings, women’s history for kids and families, and other toolkits. Click here to view the libraries hub of resources!

Woman’s Club of Wilmette

The Woman’s Club of Wilmette is an inclusive organization that brings women together to provide education, leadership and service to make a lasting impact on our community. The Club is hosting a luncheon to celebrate Women’s History Month on March 15 at 11:00. Click here for more details.



This post was updated 3/1/23.