Friday, January 07, 2011

Crowell Library Seeks Local Poets!

If you write poetry and reside in the greater San Gabriel Valley and would like to participate in a reading of original works, Crowell Public Library wants to hear from you! April is Poetry Month and the library will be presenting a special evening featuring local poets on Thursday, April 7th at 7:00 p.m. Please contact Denise Dobbs or Lynda Lyons at the library (626) 300-0777 by FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25th to be considered an applicant. Shortly thereafter, participants will be contacted and sent guidelines for the poetry reading. Poets must be 18 years or older and have a Crowell Public Library card (they’re free!). Poets’ selections will be reviewed to make sure guidelines are followed, and thereafter a schedule for the program will be determined. This is not a contest, but there will be a raffled prize for participants. Published poets are invited to sell their work. Bongos and berets are not required, but certainly welcomed. Coffee will be served. This is the first such event at Crowell Public Library. If you are a local patron and a poet, be part of history!