Museum and BPL Celebrates Juneteenth at Farmers’ Market

On Saturday, June 18 the Twin Cities area Juneteenth Celebration will take place at Miller Park in Bloomington from noon to 6:00 p.m. Activities, performances, and vendors will be onsite at the Pavilion and tents in this section of the park.

Before heading out to the park, stop by the Museum for a Juneteenth Pop-Up Library and Story Time at 10:00 a.m., a partnership with Bloomington Public Library,(BPL) during the Farmers’ Market.

Join Bloomington Public Library for a Pop-Up Lego Construction build at 10:00 a.m. This program is free and open to the public.

Children ages 5-11 years are encouraged to build creative and independent projects using a wide variety of Lego bricks and books that will be provided. Also, STEM challenges will be presented throughout the program to inspire creative thinking.

This program will take place in the second floor courtroom at the Museum. (Note: Blocks will be provided. Please leave your own blocks at home. This program is not suitable for groups. Masks are recommended but not required. Museum entry is FREE during Farmers’ Market hours on Saturdays. Parking will be limited.)

During the registration window for this program, registration can be completed in person at the Library’s Children’s Services Desk, or by calling 309.590.6155.


Saturday, June 18, 2022
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Cost: FREE


The Square around the McLean County Museum of History 200 N Main St Bloomington IL 61701 309.590.6155.

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