September 20, 2013

Poetry, poetry, poetry!

Beginning Friday, September 20, and running through Friday, September 27, Amherst will hold a poetry festival with a wide-range of free poetry events happening every day.

The events being held at The Jones Library include:

·         Saturday, September 21 at 1 pm - Writing Poetry Togethera poetry workshop led by Jeannine Atkins for young people 10 and up with their favorite adult (sign up in the Children’s Room).

·         Sunday, September 22 at 3 pm - jubilat/Jones Reading Series:featuring Ugly Duckling Presse poets Corina Copp & Natalie Lyalin.

·         Tuesday, September 24 at 7 pm - Local Words: Poetry from The Jones Librarylocal poets Borowicz, Hennessy, Mainzer and Miller will each read from their works at this special gathering.

·         Thursday, September 26 at 7 pm - On the Big Screena screening of a 2010 feature film about a famous 19th century English poet.

All Library events are free and open to the public.  For more information, please contact Janet Ryan at 413/259-3223.