Upcoming Foundation Events in Chicago
Saturday, September 20, 10:00AM–2:00PM
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, September 20, 10:30AM
The Poetry Foundation Library welcomes children ages two to five to a storytime event that introduces poetry through fun, interactive readings and crafts.
Thursday, September 25, 7:00PM
Hailed by many as the greatest Italian poet after Dante, Giacomo Leopardi was born in 1798 and wrote prolifically before his death from cholera in 1837. Join the translator of his Canti, and the editors of...
Tuesday, October 7, 7:00PM
Two of the greatest living practitioners of their respective art forms explore the power of words and music through conversation and readings. Superstar soprano Renée Fleming and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet...
Wednesday, October 8, 12:30PM
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. Timothy Donnelly will attend. Space is...
Wednesday, October 8, 7:00PM
Timothy Donnelly discusses "Meaningfulness and Homesickness" as part of the Fall Bagley Wright Lecture Series on Poetry. The series seeks to provide leading poets with the opportunity to explore in depth...