Cutline for KKennedy: Author Kate Kennedy will speak at the Scarborough Public Library March 21 about remarkable Maine women in honor of Women’s History Month.

In Honor of Women’s History Month, the Scarborough Public Library will host a talk by Kate Kennedy on Tuesday, March 21, at 7 p.m.

Kennedy is the author of the new book, “More than Petticoats: Remarkable Maine Women.” In the book, Kennedy explores how 13 inspiring women, including U.S. Senator Margaret Chase Smith and tribal advocate Florence Nicolar Shay, overcame societal obstacles to make lasting contributions in art, exploration and politics.

A resident of Cape Elizabeth, Kennedy taught writing at Portland High School for 20 years and now conducts writing workshops. She is the author of the novel, “End over End.” Copies of “More than Petticoats” will be on sale at the event, which is free and open to everyone. For more information, contact the Library at 883-4723.

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