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Upcoming Foundation Events in Chicago

Wednesday Poemtime
Reading

Wednesday, October 22, 10:00AM

Wednesday 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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Poetry Foundation Library: Special Saturday Hours
Event

Saturday, October 25, 10:00AM–3:00PM

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 10:30AM. Adult guests can register...

Saturday Poemtime
Conversation

Saturday, October 25, 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.

Saturday Library Book Club
Conversation

Saturday, October 25, 2:00PM–3:00PM

Saturday Library Book Club

All experience levels are welcome to a monthly book group moderated by library staff. In October, the book club discusses Timothy Donnelly’s The Cloud Corporation.* Space is limited to 15 participants. 

Poetry Off the Shelf: A.E. Stallings
Reading

Monday, October 27, 7:00PM

Poetry Off the Shelf: A.E. Stallings

A. E. Stallings studied classics in Athens, Georgia, and has lived since 1999 in Athens,
Greece. She has published three books of poetry: Archaic Smile, which won the Richard Wilbur Award; Hapax; and...

Wednesday Poemtime
Reading

Wednesday, October 29, 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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Poetry Off the Shelf: Eileen Myles
Lecture

Sunday, November 2, 2:00PM

Poetry Off the Shelf: Eileen Myles

New York poet Eileen Myles discusses Afterglow, her new fantasy and dog memoir about her longtime companion Rosie.

Wednesday Poemtime
Reading

Wednesday, November 5, 10:00AM

Wednesday 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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<em>Harriet</em> Reading Series: Garrett Caples
Lecture

Thursday, November 6, 6:30PM

Harriet Reading Series: Garrett Caples

Garrett Caples is the author of The Garrett Caples Reader (1999), Complications (2007), Quintessence of the Minor: Symbolist Poetry in English (2010), and Retrievals (2014). He is an editor at City Lights...

Library Book Club
Event

Friday, November 7, 12:30PM

Library Book Club

All experience levels are welcome to a monthly book group moderated by library staff. In November, the book club discusses Douglas Kearney’s Patter. Space is limited to 15 participants. 

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