In celebration of National Poetry Month, the Entertainment, Literature & Biography department of Central Library is hosting poetry terrarium-making all throughout the month of April. You don't need to write like Keats or Frost to participate-- we provide all the supplies (even pre-cut poems for the word-shy) for you to make your own three-dimensional poetry box:
While you're here, choose an origami butterfly haiku from the display to take home:
And of course, don't forget to check out a few of the thousands of books of poetry we have in the collection. Feeling overwhelmed? Check out poets.org for poetry recommendations. You can search poetry by theme (America, aging, grief), form (ballad, haiku, limerick), and occasion (Black History Month, Halloween, Birthdays). You can always ask a librarian for suggestions!