Surround yourself with poetry and honor poets of today and yesteryear by reading their works. Check out poetry books or audiobooks from your library. Here are a few we recommend.
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.