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June 14, 2023
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Arcata Branch Library
500 7th Street
(behind and below City Hall)

Arcata, CA 95521
Free, thanks to the Friends of Arcata Library, Backcountry Press and First 5 Humboldt.
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11:00 AM Arcata Library, Juneteenth Ice Cream Social with Ms. Sue & Free Book 'Hiking Humboldt KIDS'(in Person, Outside)

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

A story time in honor of Juneteenth, our national holiday marking the day enslaved Black people in Texas learned that they were free at last - a secret kept from them for 900 days. Come with dancing shoes and blankets for an ice cream social and outdoor stories with Ms. Sue. Also get oodles of ideas for family-friendly hikes from local author Rees Hughes' bilingual Spanish-English book, 'Hiking Humboldt KIDS'.

Juneteenth Ice Cream Social

The Juneteenth Story

Celebrating the End of Slavery in the United States
African-American children dance and picnic on the cover of 'The Juneteenth Story'

Bring Dancing Shoes & Blankets!

10:15 - Rees Hughes' book 'Hiking Humboldt KIDS' -- get a free copy of this great local guide to family happiness hikes!

11:00 - Storytime with Ms. Sue

11:30 - ICE CREAM!

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