Celebrate Juneteenth!

Did you know about Juneteenth before the national holiday? Learn more about this important day with electronic resources from Fulton County Library System! We have everything from encylopedia entries in our Infobase resources for those looking to learn to crafts to help you celebrate!

Wondering about Atlanta history this Juneteenth? Check out our local history collection of downloadable eBook and eAudiobooks on Overdrive and the Libby app! We have the latest best sellers about our city, including Heart of Atlanta, by Ronnie Green. If you don't know about the Supreme Court case involving the hotel formerly on the corner of Piedmont and Baker streets (now the site of the Hilton, a completely different hotel building), we have the resources you need to learn all about this piece of local history that had national impact. Download Green's eBook or audiobook to your favorite device for a compelling listen about a place you might drive by every time you're downtown, or visit our reference resources to get a glimpse of a past Juneteenth celebration.

Juneteenth Celebration in RIchmond, VA, in the early 1900's. Image from Infobase online.