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Wednesday Poemtime

Wednesday, March 11, 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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The Poet's Table: A Conversation with Painter Trevor Winkfield
Conversation

Wednesday, March 11, 12:00PM

The Poet's Table: A Conversation with Painter Trevor Winkfield

Join Poetry Foundation president Robert Polito for a gallery talk and conversation with painter Trevor Winkfield as we approach the closing of his current show, Trevor Winkfield's Pageant. This intimate...

Ian Spencer Bell: <em> Geography Solos </em>
Event

Wednesday, March 11, 7:00PM

Ian Spencer Bell: Geography Solos

Ian Spencer Bell writes and choreographs simultaneously, often relying on the music of his poetry to locate an emotional force and guide the rhythm of his movement. In this program, Bell dances Geography...

Poetry off the Shelf: Robert Adamson
Reading

Thursday, March 12, 7:00PM

Poetry off the Shelf: Robert Adamson

Robert Adamson lives with his partner, photographer Juno Gemes, on the Hawkesbury River to the north of Sydney in Australia. Born in 1943, he grew up in Neutral Bay, a harborside suburb of Sydney. As a...

Poetry Foundation Library: Special Saturday Hours

Saturday, March 14, 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 10:30 AM.

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Saturday Poemtime

Saturday, March 14, 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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Forms and Features: Ekphrastic Poetry
Poetry Workshop

Saturday, March 14, 12:00PM–2:00PM

Forms and Features: Ekphrastic Poetry

All experience levels are welcome to a discussion and creative workshop moderated by library staff. In March, we will explore ekphrastic poetry, verse that describes and responds to works of art, including...

The Open Door Readings: March
Reading

Tuesday, March 17, 7:00PM

The Open Door Readings: March

The Open Door series presents work from Chicago’s new and emerging poets and highlights the area’s outstanding writing programs. Each hour-long event features readings by two Chicagoland writing program...

Wednesday Poemtime

Wednesday, March 18, 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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Library Book Club

Friday, March 20, 12:30PM–1:30PM

Library Book Club

All experience levels are welcome to a monthly book group moderated by library staff. In March, the book club discusses Beth Bachmann’s Do Not Rise. Space is limited to 15 participants.


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