Juneteenth Celebration at Toledo Library

The Toledo Library and NAACP of Toledo are celebrating Juneteenth with a daylong event at Main Library on Saturday, June 18. The series of programs will feature local black artists, speakers, workshops, and a job fair. To cap off the celebration there will be a gallery opening and rooftop party in the evening.

For every Juneteenth program you attend, you will be eligible to enter a  drawing for a gift basket filled with items from various Black-owned businesses in our community: 419-259-5200.

Full Library Juneteenth Celebration Schedule:

10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Job Fair

10 – 11:30 a.m. – The Golden Empire: Kings and Queens of Ancient Egypt & Kush and the Nubian Dynasties (Creativity Lab)

10 – 11:30 a.m. – My Mind’s Eye, It’s All About Perspective (The Fredrick McDonald Community Room)

10 – 11:30 a.m. – Black Art is the Future: An Archives Workshop (McMaster Auditorium)

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. – My $2 Worth: How to Self-Publish Your Book (Program Room)

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Community Collage (The Fredrick McDonald Community Room)

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Marblehead Lighthouse Demonstration and Discussion (Creativity Lab)

5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. – Gallery opening and reception (Atrium and Gallery)

7 p.m. – 8 p.m. – Panelist discussion in McMaster Auditorium with Dr. Reverend Willie Perryman (President, Toledo NAACP) and Jason Kucsma (Executive Director, TLCPL)

8 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Juneteenth Celebration on Main Library’s Rooftop



FDCA 2nd ANNUAL JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION – Saturday, June 18 – 11am to 6 pm; Vendors, entertainment, activities; 1001 Indiana Avenue

AALP JUNETEENTH CELEBRATE – Saturday, June 18 – 4 PM TO DUSK; 19TH 1 PM TO DUSK – Black Arts Festival; Gospel Jazz Explosion – 1326 Collingwood

TOLEDO MUSEUM OF ART – JUNETEENTH CONCERT  – Sunday, June 19– Featuring Jane Eugene and Raheem Devaughan – 419-255-8000 or tickets@toledomuseum.org

SAMO ENTERTINMENT 5TH ANNUAL JUNETEENTH DASHIKI DAY PARTY – Sunday, June 19 – VIBE LOUNGE – Vendor fair -2 pm and 6 pm in parking lot; DJ, open kitchen at 5 pm in lounge