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Lucas County is alive with Poetry. These pages highlight resources - books and databases, and poetry events - in the Libraries and in the Community.

There's also a place for you to submit an original poem and a place to read poems submitted by others.

EVENTS:

  Poetry Speaks

An Evening in Two Parts:

1) Poets by Invitation

2) Open Mic              
   

 

Upcoming Events

Interested in sharing a few of your poems or poems that have made a difference in your life? Sign up for a 5 minute slot.  E-mail poetry@toledolibrary.org
 

Join us for the next Poetry Speaks @ Your Library

Join us for Poetry Speaks Open Mic Night on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, starting at 6:30pm in the Huntington Meeting Room at Main Library.  Open mic nights are fun for performers and audience members alike. If you’re interested in sharing a few of your poems please call ahead to sign up for a 5 minute slot:  419.259.5218.  Lewd lyrics, profanity or strong sexual content are not allowed during poetry performances. 

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER, PLEASE CALL 419.259.5218
poetry@toledolibrary.org





Formed in 2010, Poetry Speaks @ Your Library features a cross-section of Northwest Ohio’s best poets and prose writers reading their material.  Held three times a year over two consecutive weeks, Poetry Speaks attempts at bringing diverse voices to the community.

 

Readings  
  Poets                      

Alfred Frank 11/19/2012
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Becca Wood 11/19/2012
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Brenda Jean Jackson 11/19/2012
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Charity Anderson 11/19/2012
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Kathleen Johnson 11/19/2012
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Katrina Barnhill 11/19/2012
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Matt Sradeja 11/19/2012
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Michael Grover 11/19/2012
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Patti Meyer (11/19/2012)
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Robert Phillips (11/19/2012)
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Therza Cox (11/19/2012)
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Alfred Frank (10/29/2012)
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Beth Cromly (10/29/2012)
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Elizabeth Anderson (10/29/2012)
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Gregory Peters (10/29/2012)
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Lenny Zaleski (10/29/2012)
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Lindsay Vreeland (10/29/2012)
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Patti Meyer (10/29/2012)
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Sandra Gill (10/29/2012)
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Thomas Teknipp (10/29/2012)
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William Stuber (10/29/2012)
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Alfred Frank (10/15/2012)
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Aneta Golubitskaya (10/15/2012)
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Charity Anderson (10/15/2012)
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Cynthia Bosley Smith (10/15/2012)
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Deirdre Perlini (10/15/2012)
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Dr. Tom Barden (10/15/2012)
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Elizabeth Anderson (10/15/2012)
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Zach Fishel (10/15/2012)
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David Baker (May 2011)                   
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Nick Muska (October 19, 2010)          
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Joel Lipman (May 5, 2009)
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Melanie Dusseau (October 19, 2010)
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Jim Ferris (October 19, 2010)
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Star Bowers (October 26, 2010)
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Leonard Kress (October 19, 2010)
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