Saturday, September 3, 2011

Sept 7: Collection & Cocktails

Collection & Cocktails:
A Poetry Foundation Library Open House

5:30 to 8:30 PM

at the Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street

With readings of favorite poems
from the library collection by local poets

Philip Jenks
Quraysh Ali Lansana
Dolly Lemke
Anthony Madrid

Kathleen Rooney
Mike Puican
Robbie Telfer
Jennifer Karmin

Festivities include poetry fortune telling, poetry recording sessions, and a scavenger hunt. Wine and light refreshments will also be served.

FREE admission on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets not required for entrance; registering does not guarantee entrance.

The new Poetry Foundation Library houses the organization's 30,000-volume colletion, with books dating back to 1916. The non-circulating collection is now open to the public. The Poetry Foundation Library extends its hours this fall and expands its children's programming. The library, now open to the general public on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m., will also be open Fridays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. as of September 9th.