Celebrate Poetry Month with Poetry Fest, Branch Events

Celebrate Poetry Month in April with Chicago Public Library: Join us throughout the month for poetry workshops, book clubs, author events and more around the city, then come to the 20th annual Poetry Fest on Saturday, April 27 at Harold Washington Library Center.

Poetry Fest

Poetry Fest highlights include:

  • Keynote presentation by Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith
  • 15th annual Haiku Festival
  • Hip-hop panel
  • Open mic
  • Readings and workshops

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