National Poetry Month

Congratulations to the 15 winners of our first Poem in Your Pocket contest!

Click on each name to view an individual printable version of each poem. Download or print, and share away!

Download the entire VIRL Poem in your Pocket booklet here, or visit your local library branch to pick up a free printed copy.


Digital Poetry for Adults

Looking for some poetry ebooks and audiobooks? Check out our e-collection in Overdrive for some more fabulous poetry collections!


Poetry for Kids

Looking for some poetry books for your kids???  Check out our e-collection in OverDrive.  Books on writing poetry, novels in verse, poems galore and more, including favorites by Dennis Lee, Jack Prelutsky, and Shel Silverstein.


Poetry for Teens

Looking for some poetic books for teens? Check out our e-collection in OverDrive.  Lyrical books written in verse that speak to the experiences of teens.