Celebrating Deaf History Month May 13, 2019During this month, libraries are encouraged to have deaf awareness activities that raise awareness of hearing loss and deafness as well as people and events related to deafness in history. From art installations to online learning events, many libraries also host events celebrating National Deaf History Month. Deaf Awareness Month / Deaf Awareness Month Sept. is National Deaf Awareness Month . Month at. The Purpose of Deaf Awareness Month is to increase awareness of deaf issues, people, and culture. Activities and events throughout deaf awareness month encourage individuals to come together as a community for both educational events and celebrations.