April is National Poetry Month

Celebrate National Poetry Month!

Celebrate National Poetry Month at the library! The Academy of American Poets launched National Poetry Month in April 1996 to illustrate the pervasive presence of poetry in America by providing information and free resources and display poetry's profound influence on our national culture.

A Pocketful of Poems
April 1-30, during library hours
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Celebrate National Poetry Month with a pocketful of poems!  Write your own poem or share a work by your favorite poet on our interactive bulletin board.

The Pleasure of Poetry
Wednesday, April 16, 7:00 - 8:45 p.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
All ages. Share your poetry with friends and neighbors at our evening reception.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.

Poetry Celebration
Monday, May 19, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
Celebrate with our Poetry Contest participants and winners!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.