Nelson Public Libraries events for National Poetry Day12/08/2021 3:05am
National Poetry Day is Friday 27 August and the Nelson Public Libraries have a week full of activities leading up to it.
Poetry and Place
Follow the Nelson Public Libraries Facebook page for social media prompts to create poems based on photos around Nelson.
Monday 23 – Friday 27 August.
Ode to the Dictionary
Try your hand at creating a poem from lines of a dictionary and add your work to the display in the
Elma Turner Library. Monday 23 – Friday 27 August.
Poetry Writing with Cliff Fell
Explore ways in which we write our lives into the poem. Open to writers of all levels.
Elma Turner Library. Friday 27 August, 1pm.
Bookings required by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or calling (03) 546 8100.
Open Mic Poetry
Listen to poetry or give it a go and read your own.
Elma Turner Library. Friday 27 August, 2pm.
Poetry Shared Reading
Listen to poetry over afternoon tea.
Stoke Library. Friday 27 August, 2pm.
Harry Ricketts- New Collection
In conjunction with Volume Books, listen to the poet read from his new collection.
Elma Turner Library. Saturday 28 August, 2pm.