June Display

Juneteenth, or Freedom Day, is a day to celebrate the freeing of Black slaves on June 19th, 1865 after the end of the American Civil War.


Celebrate all month long by reading novels by notable Black authors and books about what happened after the first Juneteenth.

*Click on the cover images below to learn more about the book*

We Were Eight Years in Power

Ta-Nehisi Coates

Black Leopard, Red Wolf

Marlon James

Washington Black

Esi Edugyan


Megan Giddings

An American Marriage

Tayari Jones

The Mothers

Brit Bennett

My Sister, the Serial Killer

Oyinkan Braithwaite

The Orphan Mother

Robert Hicks

Transcendent Kingdom

Yaa Gyasi