Tag Archives: National Poetry Month

Poem in Your Pocket Day!

Happy Poem in Your Pocket Day! Celebrate by selecting a poem, taking it with you, and sharing it in schools, bookstores, libraries, parks, workplaces, street corners, and on social media using the hashtag #pocketpoem. If you haven’t yet, check out … Continue reading

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Dare to share for the Talking Chair

A Robbins Library visitor sees a welcoming armchair in the Fiction Room. She sits and hears: “This is Cathie Desjardins, Arlington’s Poet Laureate, reading “Spring” by second grader, Sam Liu.” The pleasantly surprised visitor listens to a short poem. She … Continue reading

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National Library Week 2016

It’s April, which means in addition to National Poetry Month (all month long!) we celebrate National Library Week this week, April 10-16. This year’s theme is “Libraries Transform.” Check out some of our past blog posts for National Library Week, … Continue reading

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Try p o e t r y POE try POETRY

ATTENTION ALL POETs and POETRY LOVERS         If you have a chance this month, stop on over to Robbins Library for our poetry display in the Lobby next to the elevator.  We have poetry magazines, journals, books, and … Continue reading

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A plethora of poems penned by our public…and staff

The Library’s Poetry Exchange  during National Poetry Month in April was a place where many stopped by –  to read, write, reflect, and enjoy – poetry.  Mostly all contributed poems were original works, while others were likely by a favorite poet. The majority of … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month 2014

Let’s get the pun out of the way right up front: Have you seen our poet tree? (Get it? Poet-tree? Poetry?) April is, as we pointed out last year, National Poetry Month, and one way we are celebrating is with … Continue reading

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National Library Week

This week is National Library Week, a time to celebrate libraries throughout the country. This year, Caroline Kennedy is the Honorary Chair of National Library Week; watch a quick video of her talking about a few of the many things … Continue reading

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April is National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month!  Happy poem to you! In honor of all things poetic (of which I’m told there are many ways to be), I figured we should do some highlighting, and linking for your viewing/listening/reading pleasure. First up: … Continue reading

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