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- By Ruth Guerrier-Pierre, Children's Librarian | April 8, 2022From the smallest insect to the mightiest thunderstorm, these poems will have children marveling at the world around them.
- By Leanna Frankland, Adult Librarian | April 4, 2022Check out these titles from "Poetry Across Languages" panelists Fady Joudah, Tomás Q. Morín, and Niina Pollari.
- By Lauren Lampasone, Adult Librarian, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL) | April 1, 2022Walk along 41st Street—"Library Way"— and read inspirational quotes about reading, writing, and literature.
- By NYPL Staff | March 31, 2022Check out these top 10 poetry titles from the last year, selected by our expert librarians.
- By Cierra Bland, Social Media Manager | March 31, 2022Celebrate #NationalPoetryMonth with poems that capture the feeling of spring.
- By Amber Certain, Educators and Schools Outreach Specialist | March 31, 2022Recently published poetry and novels in verse for high school educators to share with students, as well as other resources and activities.
- By Lisa Herndon, Managers, Schomburg Communications and Publicity | March 28, 2022Materials include Maya Angelou's papers, recordings of Piri Thomas, and poetry-related conversations available on YouTube.
- By NYPL Staff | April 1, 2021Many topics are explored within the pages of our staff's favorite poetry books.
- By Kaitlin Rotella, Manager, School Outreach | April 1, 2021Understanding figurative language can be confusing and challenging for young readers.
- By Tiffany James, Educators and Schools Outreach Specialist | April 1, 2021While sometimes be a difficult genre for students to get into, exploring poetry can help students engage in a new way.