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Let's Talk About It: Women's Suffrage: Introduction

In January 2021, the Woodward Library was awarded a grant from the American Library Association and support by the National Endowment for the Humanities. This guide provides an overview of grant materials and upcoming programming.

LTAI Women's Suffrage Grant

Felix G. Woodward Library is one of 25 libraries nationwide selected to participate in Let’s Talk About It (LTAI): Women’s Suffrage, a grant designed to spark conversations about American history and culture through an examination of the women’s suffrage movement.

Read the ALA Press Release on all libraries selected for participation in the grant: Twenty-five libraries selected for Let's Talk About It: Women's Suffrage humanities discussion project.

Please visit the Events tab to sign-up for the next discussion and to obtain a copy of the next program book (limited copies available).

What is Let's Talk About It?

Celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2022, Let’s Talk About It is a reading and discussion program that involves groups of people reading a series of books selected by national project scholars and discussing them in the context of an overarching theme. The format for a Let’s Talk About It program involves a ten-week series. Every few weeks, a discussion group meets with a local humanities scholar to discuss one of the five books in the theme.

LTAI: Women’s Suffrage is supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). To explore resources from past LTAI themes, visit the project website.

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).

About the Series

WHAT? 

Felix G. Woodward Library, in collaboration with the Office of Equity, Access, and Inclusion (OEAI) will host a book discussion series focusing on texts about the Women’s Suffrage Movement in the United States. Each discussion will include a brief presentation by a local scholar followed by a discussion of the book.

WHEN? 

The series will run from April through September 2022. Each discussion will be held on Thursday evenings. 

WHERE? 

The first book discussion will take place at Woodward Library. All additional discussions will be held at the OEAI, located at 416 College Street. Parking is available in front of the building.

HOW DO I GET A COPY OF THE BOOK? 

A minimum of ten copies of each book are available for participants. They will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Use the sign-up sheet to register for the book discussion series and obtain your copy. All of the books are also available in the library's collection. You may search the library catalog to locate a copy. Additionally, many of the books are available for checkout at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library

QUESTIONS?

Contact Jenny Harris at Woodward Library – harrisj@apsu.edu or (931) 221-7914.