Teen Think Tank (6th - 12th Grade): Poetry Month

Speak Your Truth to All
April is Poetry Month
Amplify Your Voice.

#READ: Ink Knows No Borders by Patrice Vecchione

Ink Knows No BorddersPoems of the Immigrant and Refugee Experience. This collection of sixty-four poems by poets who come from all over the world shares the experience of first- and second-generation young adult immigrants and refugees.


#LISTEN: Limelight by Solli Raphael

LimelightLimelight is a unique collection of slam poetry paired with inspirational writing techniques. With over 30 original poems in different forms, Raphael's work tackles current social concerns for his generation, such as sustainability and social equality, all while amplifying his uplifting message of hope. Solli's book also contains 5 chapters on how to write and read poetry, how to manage stage fright and writer's block, and encouraging tips on how we can all make tomorrow better than today.


#EXPLORE: 30 Ways to Celebrate National Poetry Month at Home or Online

National Poetry Month

Find out ways to celebrate and connect with poets and poetry lovers across the country to celebrate National Poetry Month at www.poets.org

#MARK YOUR CALENDAR: Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Imagine if the library were made just for you and your friends. What types of programs and events would you have? Join the Teen Advisory Board to tell the library what you and your friends like to do, and see the changes start to happen. (For ages 12 – 17)
Saturday, April 24, 2021 – 1:00 pm

#KEEP READING: For more poetically inspirational reads, check out these books!


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