Celebrate Juneteenth 2021

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Celebrate Juneteenth 2021 with these programs that celebrate the joys, struggles, and enduring legacy of this important holiday. 


June 19th at 11 A.M. - Juneteenth Jamboree - Celebrate Juneteenth with Newbery and Caldecott award-winning author Carole Boston Weatherford. 

This program is recommended for children ages 6 - 12, but all are welcome to attend. 

June 19th 2 - 4 P.M. - Juneteenth Jubilee 2021 - Celebrate Juneteenth with a special guest lecture by Shomari Wills, author of Black Fortunes: The Story of the First Six African Americans Who Escaped Slavery and Became Millionaires.

This program is recommended for adult audiences.

These programs were made possible by the generous support of the Friends of the Dallas Public Library.

All programs will be offered online only, via Zoom. A link will be sent ahead of time to all registered participants. If you do not receive a link, please reach out to us.