Poetry Foundation Library: Special Saturday Hours
Saturday, Jan 11, 10:00AM–2:00PM
Poetry Foundation Library
61 West Superior Street
The Poetry Foundation Library is open to the public on select Saturdays. Take advantage of this opportunity to browse our collection of nearly 30,000 books of poetry, including 3,000 books especially for children, and listen to restored recordings of poets, like Gwendolyn Brooks and Czeslaw Milosz, reading their own work. Dating back to the 1950s, these archival recordings are available as a result of a unique partnership between the Poetry Foundation and Chicago's WFMT-FM.
The Poetry Foundation Library will continue to serve the public during its regular weekday hours of 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Find updated information about Saturday openings here.
The library offers free field trips for schoolchildren as well as guided visits for adult groups. To schedule a field trip or group visit, please contact the librarian at firstname.lastname@example.org.