April is Poetry Month – 2017


Poetry Month at the Sechelt Library is sponsored by The Friends of the Sechelt Library

Ongoing for Poetry Month:
·        Magnetic Poetry on the metal stacks throughout the library
·        “Poem in your Pocket” in the teen area

Tuesday, April 4th
Launch of the Book Spine Poetry Contest on Facebook (for 18+ years)

Wednesday, April 12th
Deadline for the Canada 150 Poetry Contest

Tuesday, April 18th
Book Spine Poetry contest winners announced

Friday, April 21 5pm
Canada 150 Poetry contest winners announced

For the week of April 24 wonder through the Poetry Line (like a clothers line) in the trees beside the library

Tuesday, April 4th 11am
The KICK-OFF event for Poetry Month: Michael Oswald and   Richard Austin will recite TS Eliot’s “Macavity: the Mystery Cat”

Thursday, April 27th 7pm
Poetry Month FINALE – “Eclectic Electric Eye” spoken word poetry event with  poets John Pass & Philip Jagger

Thursday, April 20th 1:30 pm
Find the Poet in YOU” Poetry Workshop with Jeanne Sommerfield, Therapeutic Recreation Practitioner.


Announcing the Winners and Runners-up in the Celebrating Canada 150 Poetry Contest

Read the group poem written collaboratively by the “Find the Poet in YOU” workshop participants.