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Upcoming Foundation Events in Chicago

Literature for All of Us 2015 Poetry Bash
Reading

Friday, May 22, 1:00PM–3:00PM

Literature for All of Us 2015 Poetry Bash

Youth come together to share parts of their lives and their perspectives on the world in poetic verse. Literature for All of Us invites you to come join us as they demand songs of peace and ask that we...

Wednesday Poemtime

Wednesday, May 27, 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: Lecture by Jon Leon
Event

Thursday, May 28, 6:30PM

Harriet Reading Series: Lecture by Jon Leon

The Harriet Reading Series features talks, performances, and readings by poets whose work has appeared on Harriet, the Poetry Foundation’s blog. The series presents both established and emerging poets whose...

<em> Music/Words</em>: Inna Faliks & Jesse Ball at PianoForte
Performance

Friday, May 29, 7:30PM

Music/Words: Inna Faliks & Jesse Ball at PianoForte

Created by pianist Inna Faliks, Music/Words is an interdisciplinary performance series that explores the connections between poetry and music in the form of a live recital and reading.

Since her debut with...

Poetry Foundation Library: Special Saturday Hours

Saturday, May 30, 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. 

Browse our collection of...

Saturday Poemtime

Saturday, May 30, 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: Found Poetry

Saturday, May 30, 12:00PM–2:00PM

Forms and Features: Found Poetry

All experience levels are welcome to a discussion and creative workshop moderated by library staff. In May, Forms and Features explores found poetry in celebration of the collaborative poem The Chicago 77....

Wednesday Poemtime

Wednesday, June 3, 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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Wednesday Poemtime

Wednesday, June 10, 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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Wednesday Poemtime

Wednesday, June 17, 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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