April 2012

What’s New · Poetry Programs at the Library

Poetry in the Garden Series

Main Library garden

The “Poetry in the Garden” series, sponsored by the Friends of the Public Library, returns to the Reading Garden Lounge (1st floor, South Building) at the Main Library this spring. On four Tuesdays in April, talented poets from around the tristate, including winners of the Library’s first Poetry Contest for adults, will read from their work and share their love of poetry.

April 3

Michael Henson, Dr. Tonya Matthews, and Mary Anne Reese
7:00 p.m

April 10

Susan Glassmeyer, Richard Hague, and Yvette Nepper
7:00 p.m.

April 17

Poetry in the Garden Contest Winners and Open Mic Session
7:00 p.m.

April 24

Pauletta Hansel, Rhonda Pettit, and Carolyne Wright
7:00 p.m.

Random Acts of Poetry

Attention teens! Don’t miss your chance to participate in our annual “Random Acts of Poetry Contest!” It starts on April 1 and runs through April 30. All the contest details are available on Teenspace.

Poetry Programs for Kids and Teens

In honor of National Poetry Month, poetry appreciation and writing activities for kids and teens will take place at various branches throughout the system. Check the program calendar for a complete list of participating branches.