Juneteenth @ the Library

​Juneteenth Resource Guide

Resources for kids, teens, adults and parents. Includes nonfiction and fiction books, ebooks and videos available from WCPL.

Adult Programs

Freedom Coming, Freedom for All!
Southeast Regional Library
Tuesday, June 7, 6-7:30 p.m.

Learn the true story of freedom! The passage of the 13th Amendment outlawed slavery in North Carolina. The United States Colored Troops and the Union Forces spread the news as they marched through Garner and southeastern Wake County from Johnston County en route to Raleigh in 1865. NC Museum of History Curator Earl L. Ijames will discuss the freedom process at this year's Juneteenth Holiday.

Teen Programs

Clay Sculptures
Northeast Regional Library
June 27, 5:30 p.m.

Come create your own clay sculpture! Learn about the history of Juneteenth and the internationally recognized sculptor, Edmonia Lewis.

School-Age Programs

Juneteenth Double-Sided Puzzle Activity K-5th Adventures
Wake Forest Community Library
June 14, 3:30 p.m.

What is Juneteenth? Explore the history of the newest national holiday and make a double-sided puzzle.

Juneteenth! K-5th Adventures
Morrisville Community Library
Tuesday, June 14, 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, June 15, 6 p.m.

Create Kente Cloth art and learn about African culture and the Juneteenth holiday!

Wake County Public Libraries will be closed Monday, June 20 for the Juneteenth Holiday.
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