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Friday, April 3, 2015

cherry blossoms

Annual Haiku Contest

Cleveland Park Library

(All day)
Like writing haikus? Submit one for our contest Maybe you will win! See the blog post for details.

Saturday, April 4, 2015

cherry blossoms

Annual Haiku Contest

Cleveland Park Library

(All day)
Like writing haikus? Submit one for our contest Maybe you will win! See the blog post for details.

Sunday, April 5, 2015

cherry blossoms

Annual Haiku Contest

Cleveland Park Library

(All day)
Like writing haikus? Submit one for our contest Maybe you will win! See the blog post for details.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

cherry blossoms

Annual Haiku Contest

Cleveland Park Library

(All day)
Like writing haikus? Submit one for our contest Maybe you will win! See the blog post for details.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

cherry blossoms

Annual Haiku Contest

Cleveland Park Library

(All day)
Like writing haikus? Submit one for our contest Maybe you will win! See the blog post for details.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

cherry blossoms

Annual Haiku Contest

Cleveland Park Library

(All day)
Like writing haikus? Submit one for our contest Maybe you will win! See the blog post for details.

Friday, April 10, 2015

cherry blossoms

Annual Haiku Contest

Cleveland Park Library

(All day)
Like writing haikus? Submit one for our contest Maybe you will win! See the blog post for details.

Saturday, April 11, 2015

cherry blossoms

Annual Haiku Contest

Cleveland Park Library

(All day)
Like writing haikus? Submit one for our contest Maybe you will win! See the blog post for details.
poetry tree

Poetry Workshop: Introduction to Form for Poets

Southwest Library

4 p.m.
In honor of National Poetry Month, Southwest Neighborhood Library is pleased to present a poetry writing workshop! This class will be an introduction to writing in meter and poetic form for self-taught or free verse poets, or people who want to learn how to write poetry. No registration required. For more information, please contact My Nguyen at my.nguyen@dc.gov or 202-724-4298.

Sunday, April 12, 2015

cherry blossoms

Annual Haiku Contest

Cleveland Park Library

(All day)
Like writing haikus? Submit one for our contest Maybe you will win! See the blog post for details.

Monday, April 13, 2015

cherry blossoms

Annual Haiku Contest

Cleveland Park Library

(All day)
Like writing haikus? Submit one for our contest Maybe you will win! See the blog post for details.
Grand Poetry Salon logo

Grand Poetry Salon

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
Celebrate National Poetry Month with this "One Night Only" event! Calling all poets!  Come take the mike and take the room, as you join a community of poets sharing their work at your favorite downtown library for one night only.  Attendance is open to all, but participants must register online at http://ow.ly/Kt1Np Presentations will be limited to three minutes.
Jessica Young

Digging Deeper: Exercises in Poetry with Jessica Young

Northeast Library

6:30 p.m.
This six-week instructional series welcomes adult participants of any writing level to explore the nuances of poetry in an enjoyable, interactive setting. Participants will attend all six meetings, each of which will include instruction, discussion, collaborative exercises, and brief readings.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

cherry blossoms

Annual Haiku Contest

Cleveland Park Library

(All day)
Like writing haikus? Submit one for our contest Maybe you will win! See the blog post for details.

Aspiring Writers Circle

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
The Aspiring Writers Circle meets on the second Tuesday of every month in the Digital Commons at 6 p.m. A place for peer support and networking for new and emerging writers, the Circle is open to Playwrights and Poets, Bloggers and Freelancers, Children’s authors and Graphic Novelists, Fiction and Nonfiction writers. 

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

cherry blossoms

Annual Haiku Contest

Cleveland Park Library

(All day)
Like writing haikus? Submit one for our contest Maybe you will win! See the blog post for details.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

cherry blossoms

Annual Haiku Contest

Cleveland Park Library

(All day)
Like writing haikus? Submit one for our contest Maybe you will win! See the blog post for details.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

cherry blossoms

Annual Haiku Contest

Cleveland Park Library

(All day)
Like writing haikus? Submit one for our contest Maybe you will win! See the blog post for details.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

cherry blossoms

Annual Haiku Contest

Cleveland Park Library

(All day)
Like writing haikus? Submit one for our contest Maybe you will win! See the blog post for details.

Monday, April 20, 2015

cherry blossoms

Annual Haiku Contest

Cleveland Park Library

(All day)
Like writing haikus? Submit one for our contest Maybe you will win! See the blog post for details.
Jessica Young

Digging Deeper: Exercises in Poetry with Jessica Young

Northeast Library

6:30 p.m.
This six-week instructional series welcomes adult participants of any writing level to explore the nuances of poetry in an enjoyable, interactive setting. Participants will attend all six meetings, each of which will include instruction, discussion, collaborative exercises, and brief readings.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

open mic

Open Mic Night

Rosedale Library

5 p.m.
Tween! Teens! Tweens! Teens! Come celebrate National Poetry Month with the library at our Open Mic Night! Perform your own original poetry pieces or borrow one from your favorite poet! The sign-up sheet and rules will be posted for all who want to participate. Ages 12 and older.

Monday, April 27, 2015

pen & page

Writer's Peer Shares

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
Working on something, but you're stuck? Want some feedback from someone other than family or friends?  In April, members of the Aspiring Writers Circle will meet and share their work for comments by their peers. You must be a member to participate but joining is easy. Just attend our membership meeting on Tuesday, April 14 in the Digital Commons and sign up!
Jessica Young

Digging Deeper: Exercises in Poetry with Jessica Young

Northeast Library

6:30 p.m.
This six-week instructional series welcomes adult participants of any writing level to explore the nuances of poetry in an enjoyable, interactive setting. Participants will attend all six meetings, each of which will include instruction, discussion, collaborative exercises, and brief readings.

Monday, May 4, 2015

Jessica Young

Digging Deeper: Exercises in Poetry with Jessica Young

Northeast Library

6:30 p.m.
This six-week instructional series welcomes adult participants of any writing level to explore the nuances of poetry in an enjoyable, interactive setting. Participants will attend all six meetings, each of which will include instruction, discussion, collaborative exercises, and brief readings.

Monday, May 11, 2015

Jessica Young

Digging Deeper: Exercises in Poetry with Jessica Young

Northeast Library

6:30 p.m.
This six-week instructional series welcomes adult participants of any writing level to explore the nuances of poetry in an enjoyable, interactive setting. Participants will attend all six meetings, each of which will include instruction, discussion, collaborative exercises, and brief readings.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Aspiring Writers Circle

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
The Aspiring Writers Circle meets on the second Tuesday of every month in the Digital Commons at 6 p.m. A place for peer support and networking for new and emerging writers, the Circle is open to Playwrights and Poets, Bloggers and Freelancers, Children’s authors and Graphic Novelists, Fiction and Nonfiction writers. 

Monday, May 18, 2015

Jessica Young

Digging Deeper: Exercises in Poetry with Jessica Young

Northeast Library

6:30 p.m.
This six-week instructional series welcomes adult participants of any writing level to explore the nuances of poetry in an enjoyable, interactive setting. Participants will attend all six meetings, each of which will include instruction, discussion, collaborative exercises, and brief readings.