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Celebrate Freedom on Juneteenth

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!