EventsJuneteenth Storytime

Juneteenth Storytime

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Description

Welcome to Juneteenth storytime!

Juneteenth is a holiday that honors the freeing of enslaved Black people in the United States. The Emancipation Proclamation claimed that "all persons held as slaves shall be free" in January 1, 1863, but slavery still continued in many states.

On June 19, 1865 in Galveston, Texas, a Major General from the Union Army told some of the last enslaved people about their freedom. Today, June 19th is celebrated with get-togethers, cookouts, music, and food.

In this storytime, we will be reading books and singing songs about freedom.


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Suitable for:
Kids
Preschoolers
Type:
Storytime
Language:
English

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