Few writers are better positioned than poets to capture and illuminate the fleeting moments, memories, and emotions that make up a life. This April in honor of National Poetry Month, immerse yourself in one of the following memoirs. Each title reflects the thoughts of a particular American poet on the subject of a life well-lived.
National Poetry Month, a celebration of poetry which takes place each April, was introduced in 1996 and is organized by the Academy of American Poets as a way to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry in the United States. Many picture books employ rhyme, but there is also a wealth of amazing children’s literature written in free verse or haiku.
With All Henrico Reads just 10 days away, we are getting excited to meet Lisa Scottoline and we hope you are too! Henrico library staff are loving After Anna and we have some suggestions of what to read next.
We love celebrating Women’s History Month at Henrico County Public Library. Learning about incredible women and their accomplishments is always fun and enlightening. This year, we asked library staff to tell us about women who inspire them.
With the weather in March so unpredictable, it is nice to have a few indoor activities ready to go for unexpectedly cold or windy days. While we always love to suggest a good book to read, sometimes it is more fun to watch a movie.
Teens love to read, teens love books, and they love their libraries! This month, in particular, is all about showing love to the library. Henrico County Public Library offers so much more than just books: there are meeting spaces, quiet study areas, ...