Literacy Works
Spring events

Spring Events

Literacy Works

 “It’s difficult to find comparisons to an author as original as Urrea, a kind of literary badass who still believes in love….He is a master storyteller with a rock-and-roll heart."-NPR

Read With Literacy Works

Come and kick off this year's Week of Giving with a very special Read With Literacy Works featuring Luis Urrea, author of The House of Broken Angels.

Monday, May 16, 7:00 PM

A week of giving

Be a part of this year's Week of Giving to support Adult Literacy and Plain Language in Chicago and beyond. Featuring the presentation of our Inspiration Award and other exciting opportunities to support Literacy Works!

May 16-May 23

Balloons Hanging in the Street
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A Book that Changed my Life

Join us in welcoming back Tony Sarabia to emcee this special evening of storytelling and celebrating the wonderful world of books. 

Thursday, June 23, 7:30 PM


We are able to hold these events due to the generous support of our community. If your business or foundation would like to help us support adult literacy, please email