The Poet is IN returns this April for National Poetry Month!

Arlington Public Library is partnering again with Arlington Cultural Affairs to host the Poet Is IN booth at multiple library locations. Keep an eye out for the pop-up booth featuring noted regional poets who will create a free, personalized poem just for you in real time. You can find the booth on the respective library plazas; in the event of rain the booth will move indoors. 


  • Sat., Apr. 1, 12 pm - 2 pm: Shirlington Library 
  • Sat., Apr. 8, 11 am - 1 pm: Central Library 
  • Thu., Apr. 13, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm: Westover Library
  • Wed., Apr. 19, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm: Westover Library

No registration required. First come, first-served.

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For our current policies on masking please see our Library Operations Update

Saturday, April 8, 2023
11:00am - 1:00pm
Lobby, Outside
Central Library
Events for Adults Events for High Schoolers Events for Middle Schoolers Good for Adults Age 55+ Good for Families
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