Celebrate National Poetry Month

Image with several black and white photos and the text "Celebrate National Poetry Month. Explore the library's poetry collection." The images are of Adrienne Rich, Maya Angelou, Pablo Neruda, Billy Collins, and Langston Hughes.

The library is featuring a display on the lower level of poetry books.  Check out classic poets or modern poets!  Be inspired to write your own poetry.

Here are some great websites for reading, learning about, and listening to poetry!



A resource from the Academy of American Poets with thousands of poems, essays, biographies, weekly features, and poems for every occasion.


Find poems, poets, poetry news, articles, and book reviews


Library of Congress poetry resources including poems, poetry readings, poetry news and events, and information about U.S. poet laureates.


The Poetry Archive is an ever expanding archive of poets reading their own work.