Join Americans across the country for this holiday recognizing the end of slavery. Celebrate the history, culture, and accomplishments of Black Americans through food, music, crafts, and lectures.
Events include a storytime for kids celebrating Black authors and musicians, followed by a lecture on Black history for teens and adults.
Learn about and taste traditional Juneteenth foods with the Taste of Louisiana food truck, and then wrap up the evening with reggae music from Natural Roots.
This year's Juneteenth Festival will combine virtual and live elements.
Learn stories, music, and dances that honor Black authors, musicians, and performers. Presented digitally for children 0–5 and their caring adult(s).
Immerse yourself in the history, symbolism, and celebration of Juneteenth with Gina Alfred.
Taste of Louisiana takes us inside their food truck to learn about traditional southern foods and the ingredients and spices that are meaningful symbols in Juneteenth celebrations.
Juneteenth Take & Make Activities
Take and Make kits teach about Juneteenth through fun, hands-on activities.
Kits will be available at all branches beginning June 14, while supplies last..