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Half term Monday - 13th February - Poetry Festival for Children as part of the Imagine Festival.
The annual CLiPPA award honours the best poetry book for children.
On Monday 15th February we're having a Roald Dahl Rug Rhymes!
Half term Monday - 15th February - Poetry Festival for Children as part of the Imagine Festival.
Returning from Friday 15 January 2016, short nursery rhyme, poem and rhyming story session for under-5s.
On Saturday 10th October we have an extra Rug Rhymes devoted to cats!
Returning from 11 September 2015, short nursery rhyme, poem and rhyming story session for under-5s, alternate Fridays.
Come and learn some songs and poems from Afghanistan and Pakistan.
A short session of nursery rhymes, poems and rhyming stories for Under5s
Established in 2003, the annual Poetry Award encourages and celebrates outstanding poetry published for children.
From 9th-16th February we have lots of extra (and special!) Rug Rhymes sessions.
Federico is going to Lollibop on Friday 15th August!
Tony Mitton wins 2014 CLPE Poetry Award for Wayland.
Short nursery rhyme, poem and rhyming story session for under-5s at the Poetry Library during the Imagine Children's Festival.
Three super poetry magazines aimed at younger readers.
Poetry Trail in Letchworth Garden City,
The deadline for entries is 31st July. This year, the competition is judged by poets Hannah Lowe and David Morley.
George Szirtes has won the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE) Poetry Award
Letchworth teenager sets up poetry workshop for youngsters.
Reading group information and scheme for students who are interested in poetry now available.
visceral, inventive verse that sweats, bleeds and sings. » Read more
Full 2017 programme announced, featuring two NPL events. » Read more
Accompany Poetry Librarian Chris McCabe on a tour exploring poetic activity in London. » Read more
We're looking for a Digitisation Project Assistant. » Read more
Top-flight performance poetry in the congenial setting of a traditional London pub » Read more
Staff Pick from our Poetry Library Open Day 2016 by
Katarina Kelsey, Library Assistant. » Read more
Jill Abram presents Stablemates with Steve Ely, Nancy Charley and Richard Skinner of Smokestack Books » Read more
Items added to The National Poetry Library in March 2017 and now available for reference or loan. » Read more
A lecture-performance with readings to mark the centenary of Edward Thomas's death. » Read more
Bring poems on the theme of ‘Poems not Bombs’ – or just bring your lovely poems. » Read more
South Downs Poetry Festival 3-day residential poetry writing, April 2017.Peace and poets. » Read more
The current, "live" magazines stocked at The Poetry Library and online. » Read more
Have a look at the current U.K. imprints that publish poetry.» Read more
"We can not compete but perhaps we meet somewhere." Red Rose » Read more
Help people find out where that line in their head comes from. » Read more