Since April is National Poetry Month, we asked our librarians and staff members to share their favorite poems and poets. Stop by your local library to discover (or rediscover) these fantastic purveyors of verse!
“My favorite poet is Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, and her poem that… READ MORE
In honor of National Poetry Month, and Immigrant Heritage Week, we are very pleased to share some poems from the outgoing Queens Poet Laureate, Maria Lisella.
Maria has served as Queens Poet Laureate—the person charged with promoting a love of poetry and literacy throughout our… READ MORE
April 18, 2019 - Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, in partnership with Queens Public Library and Queens College, today announced the launch of an open call for applications for the next Queens Poet Laureate, a prestigious position charged with promoting a love of poetry and… READ MORE
Thank you to our patrons for sending us their poems in honor of National Poetry Month—and now it’s our pleasure to share them with you!And be sure to join us at the Library for our poetry-related events for the rest of April and beyond! One Year Agoby Agnes WongI see the… READ MORE
April is National Poetry Month, and we’re honored to share a poem, “Cornrows,” from the Queens Poet Laureate, Maria Lisella.Are you an aspiring poet? Queens Library would like to give you the opportunity to share your verses with the world! Learn more here. Cornrowsby… READ MORE