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Celebrate Juneteenth Virtual Storytime

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Educational, Storytimes

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Join our guest presenter from the African American Museum of Iowa for this special virtual storytime celebrating Juneteenth.

Our special guest will talk about the origins of the holiday and how it is observed today.  Then listen to the book All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First Day of Freedom by Angela Johnson.  

Tune in at 10:15 AM on the Des Moines Library Facebook page to watch this program.