108th Library’s Anniversary

The PMA Library has been serving the Chicago Polish community since 1915. It holds over 100,000 books in English and Polish, including circulating titles, Polonica, Polish American publishers, Rare Books, and a musical collection. We welcome you to explore our impressive collection at the PMA Library!

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The Feast of All Saints

November 1st in the Catholic Church, we rejoice at the Holy Day of Obligation on the Feast of All Saints. Dzień Wszystkich Świętych.

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The Polish Museum of America Library received a donation

On Monday, September 19, 2022, The Polish Museum of America Library received a donation of old books from Jerri and Gary Williams.

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Saints Peter and Paul Feast

Both are considered co-founders of the Christian community in Rome - today is the Feast Day of Apostles Peter and Paul.

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Children’s Day (Dzień Dziecka)

Happy Children's Day! In Poland, Dzień Dziecka has been celebrated on June 1st since 1952, when activities and festivities are organized for children by schools, towns, and families. This special day often includes presents, field trips, and outdoor outings that mark the beginning of summer.

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78 Anniversary of Polish Victory Battle at Monte Cassino

May 18, 1944, marks a very special day for WWII history-the Polish 2 Corps broke the German defensive lines and opened the road for the Allies to liberate Rome from German occupation

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World sculpture Day (last Saturday in April)

History books tell us the word sculpture #InternationalSculptureDay comes from Latin sculpere which means to carve.

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World Book Day

On #WorldBookDay, UNESCO reminds us of the power books have as symbols of hope and social change.

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107th Library anniversary

On this day, April 18th, the PMA Library observes its 107th anniversary. The Library was founded in 1915 by the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America.

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World Day of Mathematics

UNESCO established a worldwide day of appreciation for the discipline of math featuring this year a special global set of short presentations about mathematics by speakers in 5 languages.

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