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Juneteenth ( Freedom Day ) Celebration

10:30am - 11:30am
Cornelia Crenshaw Memorial Library
Library Branch: Cornelia Crenshaw Memorial Library
Room: Meeting Room (CRE)
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Awareness, History/Genealogy, Holidays
Event Details:

Come celebrate Juneteenth at the Crenshaw Library. We will have activities for Children and Adults. Learn about the Juneteenth and the history connected with this day.

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Hollywood Eats High On The Hog

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Hollywood Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Hollywood Library
Room: Meeting Room (HOL)
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cooking and Food, History/Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:

Come and view the award-winning eight-part docu-series "High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America." We will then sample cuisines mentioned in the film. Every Monday in June and July.

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2nd Annual Juneteenth Celebration @ Levi

12:00pm - 4:00pm
Levi Library
Library Branch: Levi Library
Room: Meeting Room (LEV)
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy
Event Details:

Please join us at the Levi Branch Library for our second annual Juneteenth Celebration.

Special Notes

Friends of the Library

This event made possible by the Friends of the Library.

Photograph Notice

This event may be recorded or photographed for use by the Memphis Public Libraries or the City of Memphis for media, social media, broadcast, and/or print purposes.

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The Meaning of Freedom: A Juneteenth Celebration

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Hollywood Library
Library Branch: Hollywood Library
Room: Main Floor
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Awareness, History/Genealogy
Event Details:

Come out and enjoy decorative expressions of what freedom is defined as by those who choose to participate. There will also be a performance of "Harriet Tubman: A One-Woman Show". This program is also sponsored by Creative Aging. 

Special Notes

Friends of the Library

This event made possible by the Friends of the Library.

Memphis Library Foundation

This event made possible by the Memphis Library Foundation.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Juneteenth String Art

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Frayser Library
Library Branch: Frayser Library
Room: Library Outdoor Grounds (FRA)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Awareness, History/Genealogy, Holidays, STEAM arts
Event Details:

Join us for a special teen string art program celebrating Juneteenth, where you can create your own unique artwork while learning about the significance of this important holiday.

Special Notes

Friends of the Library

This event made possible by the Friends of the Library.

Photograph Notice

This event may be recorded or photographed for use by the Memphis Public Libraries or the City of Memphis for media, social media, broadcast, and/or print purposes.

This event is in the "Children (Age 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Children (Age 6-8)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (Age 8-12)" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
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Hollywood Eats High On The Hog

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Hollywood Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Hollywood Library
Room: Meeting Room (HOL)
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cooking and Food, History/Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:

Come and view the award-winning eight-part docu-series "High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America." We will then sample cuisines mentioned in the film. Every Monday in June and July.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genealogy Class: The Benefaction of You

11:00am - 12:30pm
Orange Mound Library
Library Branch: Orange Mound Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Awareness, History/Genealogy, Library Support
Event Details:

Learn the basics of genealogy research, ways that descendants of both free people and the formerly enslaved can trace their ancestors, and how the use of DNA is leading the way to repair families torn apart by the system of slavery.

This event is in the "Children (Age 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Children (Age 6-8)" group.
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This event is in the "Teens" group.
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Hollywood Eats High On The Hog

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Hollywood Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Hollywood Library
Room: Meeting Room (HOL)
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cooking and Food, History/Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:

Come and view the award-winning eight-part docu-series "High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America." We will then sample cuisines mentioned in the film. Every Monday in June and July.

This event is in the "Children (Age 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Children (Age 6-8)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (Age 8-12)" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Hollywood Eats High On The Hog

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Hollywood Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Hollywood Library
Room: Meeting Room (HOL)
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cooking and Food, History/Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:

Come and view the award-winning eight-part docu-series "High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America." We will then sample cuisines mentioned in the film. Every Monday in June and July.

This event is in the "Children (Age 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Children (Age 6-8)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (Age 8-12)" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Hollywood Eats High On The Hog

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Hollywood Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Hollywood Library
Room: Meeting Room (HOL)
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cooking and Food, History/Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:

Come and view the award-winning eight-part docu-series "High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America." We will then sample cuisines mentioned in the film. Every Monday in June and July.

This event is in the "Children (Age 6-8)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (Age 8-12)" group.

Constellation Jars

12:00pm - 1:00pm
South Library
Library Branch: South Library
Room: Children's Area
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, History/Genealogy, STEAM arts
Event Details:

The night sky is full of constellations, or images made of the stars, that have helped people share stories and find their way at night. In this activity, we'll be making constellation jars that shine light through our own night skies. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Orange Mound Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Cultural Awareness, History/Genealogy, Neighborhood Events
Event Details:

The Orange Mound Branch will be hosting a Digitization Day Pop-Up on July 20 from 11am-4pm!

Special Notes

Memphis Library Foundation

This event made possible by the Memphis Library Foundation.

This event is in the "Children (Age 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Children (Age 6-8)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (Age 8-12)" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Hollywood Eats High On The Hog

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Hollywood Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Hollywood Library
Room: Meeting Room (HOL)
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cooking and Food, History/Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:

Come and view the award-winning eight-part docu-series "High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America." We will then sample cuisines mentioned in the film. Every Monday in June and July.

This event is in the "Tweens (Age 8-12)" group.

Break Dance Judging

12:00pm - 1:00pm
South Library
Library Branch: South Library
Room: Meeting Room (SOU)
Age Group: Tweens (Age 8-12)
Program Type: Cultural Awareness, History/Genealogy, Music
Event Details:

Break dancing is making its Olympic debut in 2024, so we're going to do some judging of our own.