Celebrate Polish American Heritage Month with CPL

Na Zdrowie! (Cheers!) Join CPL in celebrating Polish American Heritage Month in October with events and exhibits around the city.

Our celebration of the rich culture of “the Land of Fields” and its descendants kicks off with a film screening of Avalon, a poignant immigrant family saga, on Tuesday, October 1 at Harold Washington Library Center.

Our keynote event, a concert by the Polkaholics, featuring a crowd-favorite mix of punk rock and high-speed polka, is Sunday, October 20 at Sulzer Regional Library.


We'll have more than 40 events for all ages around the city. Highlights include:


Polish American artists display their work at nine CPL locations.

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