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A library guide used to commemorate National Poetry Month and to highlight the library's diverse poetry collection.

National Poetry Month


About National Poetry Month

The month of April is designated as National Poetry Month to bring public attention to the important role poets and poetry play in our culture. It is one of the largest literary celebration in the world, launched by the Academy of American Poets in 1996. Join this annual celebration and explore 30 Ways to Celebrate National Poetry Month at Home or Online. You can also use this guide to discover additional poetry resources available at Rio Hondo College Library. 


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