This month the library is pleased to present two programs about Juneteenth.
June 16, 2022 (Community Room)
Juneteenth. What is it? Should I celebrate it? Join Sharon Hinton for an informative discussion about Juneteenth at 6:30pm in the Library’s Community Room.
Sharon Hinton is an Adjunct Professor at Springfield College School of Professional and Continuing Studies teaching adults in Community Development and Social Change and working with The Peoples Academy, a Technical/Vocational institute in Boston,Mass. She is also president and founder of Black Teachers Matter.
Please register for this free program:
June 20, 2022 (via Zoom)
At 6:00 pm Annette Gordon-Reed will present “On Juneteenth”, the story of an American frontier defined as much by slavery as the cowboy, rancher or oilman.
Annette Gordon-Reed is a Pulitzer and National Book Award-winning historian, as well as a Texas native and descendant of Texas slaves.
This free event is presented in the American Inspiration Author Series in partnership with the Boston Public Library, the State Library of Massachusetts, and GBH Forum Network. . Please register to receive the Zoom link.
Published: June 3rd, 2022