White Plains Library StoryWalk

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Opal Lee and What it Means to be Free: The True Story of the Grandmother of Juneteenth by Alice Faye Duncan & Keturah A. Bobo

Take a walk outside on the Library Plaza and learn about the “Grandmother of Juneteenth,” Opal Lee a retired teacher, counselor and activist who helped to make Juneteenth a Federally recognized holiday in 2021.   Find a copy of the book for yourself to read at home from the Library’s Catalog or as an eBook from Libby. A related PreK-Grade 3 Grab & Go Activity Kit featuring a pie craft project will be available, while supplies last, starting June 1 in the Library’s Lobby.

By: White Plains Library