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Posted on: April 5, 2019

National Poetry Month

National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month and Anaheim Central Library has scheduled abundant programs to entice the entire community. 

From poetry writing workshops to a special Poet Laureate event, your Anaheim Library has something for everyone in honor of National Poetry Month.


National Poetry Month Events at Central Library:

Poem Writing Workshop at Central
April 10, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Central Multipurpose Room
Have you ever considered writing a poem but just didn't know how to begin? If so, then you'll enjoy attending this relaxing hands-on workshop where we will explore the basics of writing a poem and some easy methods to get your thoughts down on paper. Come with your imagination. You'll be sure to leave with new expressions from the heart. Join Juan Farías Álvarez, author and founder of Juanderful Poetry, for this workshop in celebration of National Poetry Month. All ages welcome.

Poet Laureate Special Event: Earth Day Poetry with the Students of Anaheim at Central
April 22, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Central Multipurpose Room

This Earth Day, join Grant Hier, Poet Laureate of Anaheim, and students of Anaheim as they read original poetry about our planet Earth and co-create a magical evening of live poetry in Anaheim to celebrate creativity, poetry, and the Earth. All ages welcome. RSVPs are required to attend and/or read a poem at the event. Please contact the Central Library Reference Desk at 714-765-1880 (option 8) to register for the event or email Sarah Emmerson at semmerson@anaheim.net and include in your email 1) the name(s) of the student(s) who will read at the event and 2) the number of people who will attend and/or read at the event.

Second Impressions Poetry Night with the Real Poets of Orange County at Central
April 30, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Central Multipurpose Room

What better way to wrap up National Poetry Month than a poetic rendezvous with all the OC Poets? Join us for an intimate evening of networking, mingling, refreshments and fun as we indulge in poetry from diverse members of our OC Poetry Community.




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