National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month, and we’re celebrating with poetry-themed programs.

Cold Spring Branch


National Poetry Month Celebration
Thursday, April 27
6:30 p.m.
Ages: 18+

Join us for an open mic poetry reading featuring local poet Teri Foltz.  Bring a poem to share or just come and listen.

*Registration required

Newport Branch

Blackout Poetry
Thursday, April 27
3 – 4:30 p.m.
Ages: 12 – 19

A newspaper article, an essay, even a novel can be transformed into a poetic masterpiece. No rhyming dictionary required! We’ll supply the words and the markers; all you have to bring is your mind.

Poetry Books at the Library

Discover your inner poet by checking out one of our numerous poetry books.