Poetry on the Move

We're trying something crazy and new at my library: we've broken poetry books out of the 800's nonfiction! Is that crazy? Is it new? Well, when asked in an informal Facebook poll on the Library Think Tank group, 114 people responded that at their libraries, poetry is still in nonfiction. Two said they have a … Continue reading Poetry on the Move

The end of a month long celebration of poetry

Dr. Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg typinga poem to send out into the worldLast night I had the pleasure of meeting the charming and brilliant Poet Laureate of Kansas, Dr. Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg. We invited her to do a reading at the library to celebrate the end of National Poetry Month, and she shared new and old work with … Continue reading The end of a month long celebration of poetry