Libraries, National Poetry Month, Poetry

Top Picks for National Poetry Month

April's celebration of poetry offers us the chance to see the world from a different perspective.  These picks are fairly new to our collection and invite us to pay attention to larger social and cultural issues, explored in distinct ways. National Poetry Month was inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996. Over the years, it… Continue reading Top Picks for National Poetry Month

Black History Month, fiction, Nobel Prize Winner, Poetry

The Beautiful Language of Toni Morrison

Happy Birthday Toni Morrison! Let's celebrate her creative genius by looking at some of the most emotionally stirring passages from her novels.

Libraries, Poetry

Celebrate Poet’s Day with 25 Books about Poets and Poetry.

National Poets Day happens every August 21, so enjoy your favorite poetry, discover a new poet or write your own poetry. It's all up to you.

Black History Month, fiction, Nobel Prize Winner, Poetry

The Beautiful Language of Toni Morrison

Happy Birthday Toni Morrison! Let's celebrate her creative genius by looking at some of the most emotionally stirring passages from her novels.

fiction, Mystery, Poetry

Honoring Edgar Allen Poe

Today we honor Edgar Allen Poe for his unforgettable poetry and stories of suspense.