Celebrate National Poetry Month

April is national poetry month, and tomorrow happens to be Poem in Your Pocket Day, which provides the perfect opportunity for sharing your favorite poem with others.  Get started by checking out some of our staff picks.

Shel Silverstein

Jack Prelutsky

Edward Gorey

Pablo Neruda

Alfred Lord Tennyson

The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost

Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman




Poems and Prayers of Helen Steiner Rice




Track down your favorite poem, or experience new authors by exploring the catalog and the library shelves starting in the 811’s.  Patrons with compatible e-reading devices can carry their favorite poetry with them, by following the links to the library’s ebook collection, which includes numerous books of public domain poetry that are featured in the “Always Available” section.

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