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April is National Poetry Month!

This year is the 25th since the American Academy of Poets marked April as National Poetry Month. Starting in 1996, National Poetry Month has worked to signify that importance of poetry in our culture, and the essential role that poets play in society. There are several ways to celebrate!

Read poetry! You can browse the library’s collection, or click on any of the book covers above to get started. Hoopla also offers a poetry collection with ebooks and eaudiobooks that are instantly accessible.

Kanopy has several films that explore the life of poets, their writing process and more!

You can also explore live readings and performances!

The impact of poetry is immeasurable in our world. Celebrating and reading poetry can provide insight into a different form of expression and bring a different sense of humanity and the world. What is your favorite poem?

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