Celebrating Juneteenth at SCPL

Saturday, June 19th is Juneteenth, and the best way to celebrate is by educating yourself. Juneteenth – also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day, and Emancipation Day – is a holiday celebrating the emancipation of those who had been enslaved in the United States. “Juneteenth (short for “June Nineteenth”) marks the day that federal troops arrived in Galveston, … Read More

Juneteenth – A Worldwide Celebration

Join the Scott County Public Library on Facebook Live on June 19th for a Juneteenth celebration with help from Youth Services Library Assistant, Yolanda. This Books & Craft virtual event will help illustrate the history of Juneteenth for all ages. Juneteenth is a celebration of freedom to help remember the history of slavery in the United States. This commemoration recognizes … Read More