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Events

Upcoming Poetry Foundation events in Chicago
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  • Workshops & Discussions
    Monday, October 15th, 6:00 PM–8:00 PM

    All experience levels are welcome to a discussion and creative writing workshop led by Maggie Queeney, Library Coordinator. In October, we explore hybrid poetry,...

  • Extended Hours
    Tuesday, October 16th, 4:00 PM–7:00 PM

    The Poetry Foundation Library is open to the public prior to our October Open Door Reading. Browse our collection of more than 30,000 books of...

    Poetry Foundation Library
  • Readings & Lectures
    Tuesday, October 16th, 7:00 PM

    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...

  • Celebrations
    Wednesday, October 17th, 7:00 PM

    The Lit & Luz Festival of Language, Literature, and Art is a one-of-a-kind series of events featuring renowned authors, visual artists, and musicians from...

  • Workshops & Discussions
    Thursday, October 18th, 6:00 PM–7:30 PM

    All experience levels are welcome to a discussion and creative writing workshop led by Poetry Foundation Library Coordinator Maggie Queeney. In October, we explore the...

  • Extended Hours
    Saturday, October 20th, 11:00 AM–4:00 PM

    The Poetry Foundation Library is open to the public on select Saturdays. Browse our collection of more than 30,000 books of poetry, including 2,500...

    Poetry Foundation Library
  • Workshops & Discussions
    Saturday, October 20th, 1:00 PM–3:00 PM

    All experience levels are welcome to a discussion and creative writing workshop led by Maggie Queeney, Library Coordinator. In October, we explore the haibun,...

  • Workshops & Discussions
    Tuesday, October 23rd, 7:00 PM–9:00 PM

    All experience levels are welcome to a discussion and creative writing workshop led by Maggie Queeney, Library Coordinator. In October, we explore the ballad,...

  • Performances
    Tuesday, October 23rd, 7:00 PM

    Soprano Josefien Stoppelenburg and pianist Stephen Alltop offer a program of music inspired by the poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke, Victor Hugo, Charles Baudelaire,...

  • Celebrations
    Thursday, October 25th, 7:00 PM

    Join us for Poetry magazine’s seasonal party! Celebrate recent issues of Poetry with contributors, editors, and the poetry curious.

Please Note

Closings

The building will be closed to the public on Monday, September 24 and Tuesday, September 25. The building will resume normal hours on Wednesday, September 26.

Library: Special Saturday Hours

Tuesday, October 16, 4–7:00 PM

Hours

Monday–Friday
11AM – 4PM