Senator John F. Kennedy, June 9, 1960. Washington, D.C.

This summer, Massachusetts libraries are teaming up with the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum to celebrate President Kennedy's 100th Birthday

To honor President Kennedy's legacy and continuing impact, Massachusetts libraries have worked with the JFK Library and Museum to help people of all ages understand how President Kennedy's life work has touched so many, and continues to resonate today. The materials below have been broken into age groups, and provide background and insight into President Kennedy's life before and during his presidency.

You will find biographies of President Kennedy and his family, fast facts about President Kennedy, an interactive look at the President's desk, film footage documenting the Kennedy family, a selected bibliography of books, and more!

 

 

Visit your local library to check out books, get commemorative posters and bookmarks, and sign your family up for the Summer Reading Program.

Thank you to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum for including Massachusetts Libraries in this very special celebration, and for putting together the resources. More information on the John F. Kennedy Centennial Celebration can be found here.

Photo at top: Senator John F. Kennedy, June 9, 1960. Washington, D.C. Photo courtesy of The Boston Herald

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