DML Celebrates Juneteenth with Programs

Dayton Metro Library will celebrate Juneteenth by offering programs that give patrons of all ages an opportunity to learn about and explore the history and significance of this holiday.

Celebrate Juneteenth!
Southeast Branch, Monday, June 12 - Saturday, June 17, during Library hours
Celebrate Juneteenth this week with daily crafts and activities. All materials provided. For Teens

Juneteenth Celebration
West Branch, Wednesday, June 14, 3 - 5 pm
Join the Branch for a family-filled day of celebration to commemorate the history of Juneteenth. For Families

DC Ensemble Presents a Juneteenth Celebration: Africa to America
Trotwood Branch, Thursday, June 15, 5:45 - 7 pm
The Dianne Coble Dance Ensemble will present a Juneteenth Celebration of dance and readings. For All Ages

Black Art: From the Harlem Renaissance to the Present
West Branch, Saturday, June 24, 3 - 5 pm
Karen D. Brame of DML’s Special Collections will take guests on a visual journey through a variety of themes, periods, and pieces of art created by Black artists spanning from the early 20th century to contemporary times. For All Ages

Genealogy: Two Communities of Early African Ohioans
Northmont Branch, Tuesday, June 27, 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Find out about the Gist Settlers of Southwest Ohio and Randolph Freedmen of Western Ohio. Descendants are encouraged to attend to connect with other descendants. Registration is required. For Adults

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