National Poetry Month at the Library

April is National Poetry Month! There are lots of great ways to celebrate all things poetry here at Herrick District Library. Stop by the Youth Services Department all month long to flex those poetry muscles. Here are just a few of the things you can find on the Youth Services floor thorughout the month of Apri.


Of course, we'll have plenty of poetry books out for you to peruse and check out. From picture books to poetry collections to novels in verse, we have it all. For every age!

Writing Activties

Stop by our writing table to try your hand at writing different kinds of poetry. Get creative! If you write something you really love, drop it in our mailbox for a chance to be featured at the desk.

Pocket Poetry

Stop by the Children's Desk to check out our gumball machine, filled with fun poems you can take home. Perfect for April 29th, Poem in Your Pocket Day!

Magnetic Poetry

The Children's Desk will also have magnetic poetry kits you can use while here in the library. Take photos! We'd love to see what poems you come up with.

Come see us anytime in April to celebrate all of the fun that we can have with poetry!