Juneteenth, the Library and You!

Johnson County is celebrating Juneteenth and the recognition of freedom for all by joining the County's celebration.

Family and friends of all ages are invited to join Johnson County Library for Walk and Read which creates a reading opportunity for all, in various locations throughout Johnson County. See the schedule » 

We will feature two Juneteenth Walk and Read events all day, Saturday, June 10-Monday, June 19:

  • Stoll Park
    Two stories, "Opal Lee and What it Means to Be Free: The True Story of the Grandmother of Juneteenth" by Alice Faye Duncan and illustrated by Keturah A. Bobo and "Change Sings: A Children's Anthem" by Amanda Gorman and illustrated by Loren Long. 
  • Arts and Heritage Center
    Two stories, "Daniels Good Day" by Micha Archer and "A Flag for Juneteenth" by Kim Taylor will be posted. 

Finally, do we have Juneteenth book recommendations? Do we ever⁠—for adults, teens and young readers!