Events

Upcoming Foundation Events in Chicago

Wednesday Poemtime
Conversation

Wednesday, July 30, 10:00AM

Wednesday Poemtime

The Poetry Foundation Library welcomes children ages two to five to a weekly storytime event that introduces poetry through fun, interactive readings and crafts.


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<em>The Secret Birds</em> Featured Event and Performance
Performance

Thursday, July 31, 7:30PM

The Secret Birds Featured Event and Performance

The Secret Birds is a play based on the poetry and stories depicted in Tony Fitzpatrick's drawings, directed by Ann Filmer and performed by Fitzpatrick and Martha Lavey, with music composed and performed by Frank Orrall.

Rush Hour Concert: Open Door Encore
Performance

Tuesday, August 5, 5:45PM

Rush Hour Concert: Open Door Encore

An off-shoot of our monthly Open Door Reading Series, this Rush Hour Concert features readings of original poetry composed by André Price, and CM Burroughs alongside William Albright's "Abiding Passions,"...

Wednesday Poemtime
Conversation

Wednesday, August 6, 10:00AM

Wednesday Poemtime

The Poetry Foundation Library welcomes children ages two to five to a weekly storytime event that introduces poetry through fun, interactive readings and crafts.


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Wednesday Poemtime
Conversation

Wednesday, August 13, 10:00AM

Wednesday Poemtime

The Poetry Foundation Library welcomes children ages two to five to a weekly storytime event that introduces poetry through fun, interactive readings and crafts.


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Library Book Club
Conversation

Friday, August 15, 12:30PM

Library Book Club

All experience levels are welcome to a monthly book group moderated by library staff. In August, the book club discusses Wallace StevensThe Collected Poems (Vintage Edition). Space is limited to 15...

Poetry Foundation Library: Special Saturday Hours
Extended Hours

Saturday, August 16, 10:00AM–2:00PM

Poetry Foundation Library: Special Saturday Hours

The Poetry Foundation Library is open to the public on select Saturdays. Young children and their parents/guardians are also invited to join us for Saturday Poemtime at 10:30 AM.

Saturday Poemtime
Conversation

Saturday, August 16, 10:30AM

Saturday Poemtime

The Poetry Foundation Library welcomes children ages two to five to a storytime event that introduces poetry through fun, interactive readings and crafts.

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Wednesday Poemtime
Conversation

Wednesday, August 20, 10:00AM

Wednesday Poemtime

The Poetry Foundation Library welcomes children ages two to five to a weekly storytime event that introduces poetry through fun, interactive readings and crafts.


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Wednesday Poemtime
Conversation

Wednesday, August 20, 10:00AM

Wednesday Poemtime

The Poetry Foundation Library welcomes children ages two to five to a weekly storytime event that introduces poetry through fun, interactive readings and crafts.


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