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February 22, 2021

RMSC Hosts Changemakers Book Club Highlighting Local Women Authors

WHAT: To celebrate the Rochester Museum & Science Center’s newest exhibit, The Changemakers: Rochester Women Who Changed the World, the Museum will be hosting a virtual book club. The club will focus on a new book every month through the end of the exhibit written by some of the women featured in The Changemakers. Each monthly meeting will be held virtually and will include an interactive book discussion and Q & A with the author.

The book club line-up includes:

  • Thursday, March 4 | 7pm: Reading Collard Green Curves: A Fat Girl’s Journey from Childhood Obesity to Healthy Living, written by Theresa Lou Bowick
  • Friday, March 26 | 6pm: Discovering Buried History: How Martha Matilda Harper’s story was brought to life, written by Jane Plitt
  • Friday, April 23 | 6pm: Reading Girls Resist! A Guide to Activism, Leadership, and Starting a Revolution, written by KaeLyn Rich

More details can be found on the RMSC website, This site will be updated with more information in the coming weeks.

Cost: $15 per session*

Copies of your book are included in the cost of registration. Books can be picked up at the front desk of the RMSC Museum after you complete your registration.

If you already have the book or need to have the book shipped to you, please contact Member & Visitor Services or call 585.697.1942 to complete your registration.

For inquiries and questions about the Changemakers Book Club, please contact Stephanie Hildreth, Youth Programs Coordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 585.271.4552 x77


We welcome visitors of all ages, though these books are catered to a more adult and young adult audience.


This book club will meet virtually via Zoom every month through the end of the exhibit run of The Changemakers: Rochester Women Who Changed the World (May 16).

Specific dates for each book club meeting can be found at


These discussions will be held virtually via Zoom.

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