National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month! Learn about the resources the library has for poetry lovers!

Check out our featured booklists, with recent poetry collections, novels in verse for teens and kids’ poetry.

Looking for poetry ebooks and audio ebooks? Check out this featured list from CloudLibrary, and download the free CloudLibrary app for iOS, Android or Kindle Fire.

Are you writing poetry of your own? Take a look at these books for poets, for adults and kids.

You can find streaming documentary video about poetry and poets at Kanopy. Use your library card and PIN numbers to create a free Kanopy account and get 10 viewing credits per month.

Learn more about your favorite poets with Literature Resource Center, a searchable database of reference books, articles from magazines and scholarly journals, and primary resources. It’s free with your library card - no ads or paywalls!

Don’t forget to check the shelves when you visit the library! Look for poetry anthologies in nonfiction at 808.81, American poetry at 811, British poetry at 821 and ancient poetry in 873 and 883.