Juneteenth Festivities

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Family, Teens, Adults
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Enjoy a free celebration of African American culture featuring a variety of activities, live entertainment, food vendors and trucks, arts and crafts, games, and more!

There will be a performance of The Greatest Story Never Told, a play about James Herman Banning, at 2:30pm

Visit the Bookmobile during the event to check out items and enjoy a family activity. We'll be giving away 100 signed copies of Louisa Jagger's children's book, Sprouting Wings: The True Story of James Herman Banning, before the play.

Presented in partnership with Ames Public Library and the NAACP.

Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.