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July 4, 2020
Happy 4th of July from Pequot Library!
Our 4th of July Bike Parade is a longstanding tradition and a favorite community celebration for families. Though we cannot host our parade through Southport Village and games on our Great Lawn this year, we hope you enjoy our slideshow of memories from past celebrations.
Young Washington by Peter Stark
Forgotten Patriots African American and American Indian Patriots in the Revolutionary War by Eric Grundset
The Hornet’s Nest by Jimmy Carter
An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn
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Community events like the 4th of July Bike Parade celebrate the best of Pequot Library on our beautiful Great Lawn—and they’re free! You can support Pequot Library’s free programs like this one by donating today. Your generous donation will provide the vital funds to support Pequot Library’s free programs and resources: storytimes, author talks, exhibitions, books for patrons, scholarly research, volunteer opportunities, student experiences, Pequot Library’s invaluable Special Collections of rare books, and so much more!
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