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Celebrate National Poetry Month & National Library Week with Hands-On Poetry Event for Kids at the San Bernardino Public Library

The San Bernardino Public Library will host poetry artist Joyce Clarke, founder of Poetry With A Purpose, in recognition of National Poetry Month and National Library Week in April. These free programs will take place at all four of the City’s libraries.

Wednesday, April 10 @4 PM

Feldheym Central Library

555 W. 6th Street

San Bernardino, CA 92410

 

Thursday, April 11 @4 PM

Inghram Branch Library

1505 W. Highland Ave.

San Bernardino, Ca 92411

 

Monday, April 15 @5 PM

Villasenor Branch Library

525 N. Mt. Vernon Ave

San Bernardino, CA 92411

 

Tuesday, April 16 @6 PM

Rowe Branch Library

108 E. Marshall Blvd

San Bernardino, Ca 92404


Clarke will engage youngsters ages 3 - 13 with stories that rhyme, recite familiar and new poems, and play poetry games in fun competition. Kids also get to perform and act out poems.

Poetry With A Purpose uses library books to encourage and integrate a love of reading and creative expression in children, as well as give them a reason to visit their library over and over again.

This free program is sponsored by the California Library Literacy Services. For more information call Angela Encinas, Children’s Librarian at 909-381-8250 or visit www.sbpl.org