Celebrate National Poetry Month

National Poetry Month is held each year in April to celebrate poetry’s impressive ability to capture creativity in the human mind. It’s a time to celebrate poets and poetry around the world. Check out the following selections for children, teens, and adults—there’s poetry for everybody at the library.

Children’s Recommendations

National Poetry Month for Kids - Discover these spring-themed poetry selections with your little ones.

Teen Recommendations

Audio Novels in Verse - If you are text averse, given the choice you'll pick audio first. To find one that suits ya, use Libby or hoopla and check out these fine audiobook novels in verse!

Adult Recommendations

Poetry for Everyone - Whether you're a seasoned reader or a newcomer, we've got poetry for everyone. Celebrate this April with an old favorite or a new discovery.

Powerful Poetry Performances - Much of poetry is meant to be spoken or read aloud; check out some of these impactful poetry performances in audiobooks and on YouTube.

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