Juneteenth, Freedom Day at OPL

Oakland Public Library is pleased to share these resources and events in celebration of Juneteenth.

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Juneteenth is June 19th

OPL Picture Books to celebrate Juneteenth

19 for June 19th: Juneteenth

19 amazing nonfiction and fiction books from OPL for Juneteenth, June 19th.

Juneteenth for Teens

Books for honoring and celebrating Juneteenth featuring Black heroes, fictional and real, who have fought for freedom.

Other Resources

African American Museum and Library Vertical File Collection

The AAMLO Vertical File Collection includes, among many other files, Juneteenth histories and celebration flyers.

Juneteenth in Oakland

Celebrating this Texas holiday in the Bay Area. How did this Texas holiday arrive in Oakland?

Juneteenth: The Newest Federal Holiday

African Americans did not wait for a presidential decree to celebrate their most treasured freedom.
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