National Poetry Month

National Poetry Month

Where Does Poetry Begin for You?

"A poem begins with a lump in the throat..." -Robert Frost

April is National Poetry Month! We have a selection of wonderful events for readers, writers, and those new to poetry.

Click here to see the full calendar of poetry month events.

Share Your (Magnetic) Poems

Join in the creativity with our magnetic poetry boards. Each DC Public Library will have their own set of magnetic poetry kits for you to mix and match and create a mini masterpiece. Take a photo of your magnet poem and share with us @dcpl on Twitter.