Celebrate Disability Awareness Month with CPL in July

Celebrate individuals with diverse abilities during Disability Awareness Month in July. CPL is observing the month with events, reading recommendations and an exhibit.


Check out over 50 events in celebration of Disability Awareness Month, including film screenings, book clubs, resource tables at Harold Washington Library Center and much more. Event highlights include:

Celebration Day on July 20

Look for CPL staff in the Disability Pride Parade on Saturday, July 20. Then stop by Harold Washington Library Center for Celebration Day, featuring three events highlighting pride in diverse abilities.

Reading Recommendations

Explore these great reads in honor of Disability Awareness Month:


We Are… Artwork by Students from Southside Occupational High School is on exhibit through October 6 along the Ida B. Wells Corridor at Harold Washington Library Center. Southside Occupational High School is a transition center for students with disabilities ages 16 to 22.