poetry

New for May at EDSITEment

This month, EDSITEment looks at a chapter from Michael Shaara’s The Killer Angels; celebrates Asian-Pacific Heritage Month and Jewish-American Heritage Month; considers Winslow Homer’s The Veteran in a New Field; rereads the Great Gatsby; previews two new PBS series; and shares two great humanities websites.

New for April at EDSITEment

This month, EDSITEment celebrates National Poetry Month by looking at Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, and The Canterbury Tales; examines how LBJ managed the crisis with the Dominican Republic; explores Shakespeare; and remembers the Holocaust.

Creative Aging at Mid-Manhattan Library

Older adults participate in “The Art of Making Poems: Creation and Craft,” a ten-week Creative Aging program at Mid-Manhattan Library.


“The house was a glass bowl with wind blowing …”

Celebrate National Poetry Month!

“Ink runs from the corners of my mouth. There is no happiness like mine. I have been eating poetry.”—Mark Strand

The Language of Conservation: A Case Study in Library-Zoo Partnerships

Editor’s Note: In case you missed it, this week we’re featuring blog posts on ALA Annual Conference programs. This entry focuses “The Language of Conservation: A Case Study in Library-Zoo Partnerships,” where attendees learned about a groundbreaking collaboration that created poetry installations in zoos and related programming at libraries in five cities.

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