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Juneteenth Celebrated in ARL Member Libraries

Last Updated on July 9, 2022, 9:40 am ET

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The following list includes events, news stories, blog posts, resources, and exhibits from Association of Research Libraries (ARL) member libraries in celebration of Juneteenth 2022.

Events | News and Blog Posts | Resources and Exhibits


University of Minnesota Libraries
University of Minnesota Juneteenth Celebration:
June 18, noon–6:00 p.m. CDT, in person

Washington University in St. Louis University Libraries
Counter/Narratives of Independence: Celebrating Juneteenth
June 23, 3:00–4:30 p.m. CDT, in person


News and Blog Posts

Florida State University Libraries
Juneteenth Community Events & Resources

University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Juneteenth 2022 (video)

University of Missouri Libraries
MU Libraries Closed on June 20 to Observe Juneteenth

National Archives and Records Administration
National Archives to Display Emancipation Proclamation and “Juneteenth” General Order No. 3, June 18–20

Penn State University Libraries
Libraries Marks Juneteenth with Resources for African American Culture, History

Syracuse University Libraries


Resources and Exhibits

UC Davis Library
Celebrate Juneteenth: Historical and Contemporary Resources

UC Santa Barbara Library
Resources on Race, Racial Relations, and the Black Experience in the US (updated to feature resources focused on Juneteenth)

University of Colorado Boulder Libraries
Celebrating Juneteenth 2022

Indiana University Bloomington Libraries
Juneteenth and Folklore

University of Minnesota Library
Umbra Search: African American History
Archie Givens Sr. Collection of African American Literature 

Northwestern Libraries
Freedom for Everyone: Slavery and Abolition in 19th-Century America

Simon Fraser University Library
Learn about and Celebrate Juneteenth

Syracuse University Libraries
Juneteenth: Readings for SU’s Observance of Black Liberation from Enslavement