SKOKIE PUBLIC LIBRARY PROGRAMS

ART FROM THE HEART ART EXHIBIT

“Art From The Heart” Creations is a program participant-based business of The Douglas Center in Skokie, IL. “Art From The Heart” enables participants living with developmental and physical disabilities to earn income from the sale of their artwork, attain a sense of accomplishment, self-esteem and assistance in achieving greater independence in life. Take a look at the beautiful mosaics, decorative accessories, and jewelry created by local community members.

CANES FOR A CAUSE

Make a difference by decorating a walking cane that will be donated to a person in need. Arrive early, as supplies are limited. This service project is part of the library's celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and made possible by Canes from Chrissy. Free, drop-in event for all ages.

THE HIDDEN STORY: HOW THE ADA GAVE THE LARGEST US MINORITY ITS RIGHTS

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Lennard Davis, author and Professor of Disability and Human Development at the University of Illinois at Chicago, will give a keynote address marking this momentous occasion for civil rights.