Juneteenth, or Freedom Day, is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. This holiday is considered the longest running African-American holiday and has been called America’s second Independence Day celebrated annually on June 19th.
Visit the library to pick up a Juneteenth Celebration Noisemaker Kit and browse our display of books about the holiday!…
In times of crisis and trauma, it can be difficult to know what to say to kids who are worried and have questions. We have materials on display in the Youth Room and have compiled several online resources below to help support such these conversations.
Due to the demand of the Who Was/Is biography series, and the amount of titles in the series itself (there are almost 200 books in this series so far), we have moved all the Who Was/Is biographies to their own location in our juvenile biography section! We hope this makes it easier for children who love the series to explore new people to learn about….