Events

Upcoming Foundation Events in Chicago

Library Book Club: Lo Kwa Mei-en
Conversation

Friday, July 17, 12:30PM–1:30PM

Library Book Club: Lo Kwa Mei-en

All experience levels are welcome to a monthly book group moderated by library staff. In July, we will discuss Yearling by Lo Kwa Mei-en, winner of the 2013 Kundiman Poetry Prize. Space is limited to 15...

Wednesday Poemtime
Reading

Wednesday, July 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
Extended Hours

Saturday, July 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 10:30 AM. 

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Saturday Poemtime
Event

Saturday, July 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.

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Forms and Features: Ephemeral Poetry
Workshop

Saturday, July 25, 12:00PM–2:00PM

Forms and Features: Ephemeral Poetry

All experience levels are welcome to a discussion and creative workshop moderated by library staff. In July, Forms and Features will explore ephemeral poetry, verse written on a variety of physical objects,...

Wednesday Poemtime
Reading

Wednesday, July 29, 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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Pop-up Poetry: Jamila Woods
Reading

Wednesday, July 29, 12:00PM

Pop-up Poetry: Jamila Woods

A series of short performance/talks by Chicago poets explore communal creativity and artistic collaboration, inspired by Whistler and Roussel: Linked Visions

Jamila Woods is a poet and vocalist, a member...

Wednesday Poemtime
Reading

Wednesday, August 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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Wednesday Poemtime
Reading

Wednesday, August 12, 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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Pop-Up Poetry: Jacob Saenz
Reading

Wednesday, August 12, 12:00PM

Pop-Up Poetry: Jacob Saenz

A series of short performance/talks by Chicago poets explore communal creativity and artistic collaboration, inspired by Whistler and Roussel: Linked Visions

Poet and editor Jacob Saenz was born in...

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