Who was Sylvia Plath? Why is her poetry still read and discussed today? Find out as Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley interview Miranda Ericcson about Sylvia Plath’s life and work in this illuminating and insightful podcast. Have you read Sylvia Plath’s poetry or her novel The Bell Jar? Share your thoughts with us!
Fun After School is a new monthly program for teens starting this April, on Thursday the 11th from 3:30-4:30 in The Edge. The idea is to give you an extra, fun activity to do while you’re hanging out in The Edge. Here are a few of the fun things we’ll do, one each month during the school [...]
April is National Poetry Month! Celebrate by checking out novels written in verse. They are a very different reading experience than the typical novel and you will be amazed how much emotion can be expressed using so few words. The way that the words are arranged on the page can also make them more powerful. [...]
Getting a taste of being a grown-up is just part of being a teen. The library gives real-world experience to artistic and creative teens through this new publication. More than a dozen area teens have contributed to The Hidden Edge, a literary magazine just for teens. And submissions are being sought for the next edition. Learn more inside this post.
Artists’ books combine text, image, material and structure to tell a story. In honor of National Poetry Month, let’s take a closer look at one of the library’s artists’ books, “Admonition”, by Sara R. Parr.
Sunday, December 11, 3:00–5:00 pm join over 30 local and regional poets as they share poems, stories and passions relating to our inspiring state.
Yes, the library is closed on Thanskgiving Day, but you can still make reading together or watching movies together a special part of your holiday celebrations. Find eight engaging ideas to make your holiday special!
April is national poetry month, and we are celebrating by having a poetry themed Open Mic Night! Bring your favorite poems to read onstage or pick from the library’s poetry collection. Poets will take the stage in the Edge teen activity room on Wednesday, April 27 from 4:00 to 5:30 pm. Get inspired by reading [...]