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

There’s a Poem in This Place – 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!

Spotlight on the P-CEP Spoken Word Club – To celebrate National Poetry Month, learn more about P-CEP's Spoken Word Club and get to know the creative students within the group.

Teen Novels in Verse – Verse novels offer a unique way to enjoy poetry and prose. Check out this list of young adult fiction titles written 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.