April 2018 Poetry Month at Charles Town Library - Note lots of kid stuff and contests

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    National Poetry Month at The Charles Town Library

    All Month - Poetry Illustration Contest
    Calling all artists, age 12 and younger! Use your imagination and artistic skills to create an illustration of your favorite poem! Artwork should be 8½" x 11". The back of the illustration should include the title of the poem, poet's name, artist's name, and a phone number. Artwork will be displayed in the library and may also appear on our website, Facebook, and in the newspaper.

    April 3 @ 7:00 - Poets Live!: An Evening of Poetry
    Poetry Month opens with up-state NY poet, Michael Czarnecki, who will read his poetry and host a number of local poets for a delightful evening of poetry.

    April 10, 5:30 - 7:00 - Master Class: Stage Presentation for Poetry Reading
    This Master Class provides an opportunity for contestants to rehearse their poem for the competition. Participants, as they rehearse their poems, will receive feedback on body language, diction, phrasing, and delivery. Limited to 12, leave a copy of your poem when you sign-up. Come by or call the library to register.

    April 20 - 7:00 - Teen Poetry Slam

    Ages 13-19. Perform your original poem of no more than three minutes for an audience and judges. First place prize is $100. Register by April 17.

    April 26 - Poem in Your Pocket Day
    • Free Poems to Share
    Stop by the library to pick up a free poem to share with your friends.
    • Special Poetry Story Time
    Thursday Story Time will celebrate poetry on Poem in Your Pocket Day.

    The Charles Town Library
    200 East Washington Street
    Charles Town, WV 25414
    (304) 725-2208
     

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