April is National Poetry Month

All this month, catch up with contemporary poets or re-read your favorites from the past with our National Poetry Month collection on Overdrive. Want to listen to spoken word poetry on the go? Download the Libby app and take your Overdrive checkouts with you while you do your chores or make a drive.

If you missed the 2020 PBS series Poetry in America, Fulton County Libraries offers it on demand and free of charge with Access Video. If you need to cite any of the interviews with poets in this documentary series, Access Video offers full transcription, as well as clipping tools if you'd like to embed any video in a lesson plan or presentation.

Looking for children's poetry? Try eRead Kids or Hoopla. If you need information on a poet for a school report, try Bloom's Literature for biographical details. If you're struggling with an assignment, use the trained professionals at Paper.co for the best tutoring available.

This month use one of the classes on Creative Bug to make your own blank book to write your own poems in, and when your friends compliment you on how cool it looks, let them know you got
the instructions for free from Fulton County Libraries.