Take a prompt to write your own poem for Poem in Your Pocket Day!

Poem in Your Pocket Day is celebrated on April 29 every year to encourage people across the United States to express themselves through poetry. Patrons of all ages can pick up a writing prompt, take home a random pre-written poem, and check out a book of poetry for inspiration.

Where to pick up a Take and Make bag: The poetry display is located near the service desk.

First come, first served. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Arlington Public Library.

Monday, April 29, 2024
10:00am - 8:00pm
Columbia Pike Library
Events for Babies and Preschoolers Events for Elementary Schoolers Events for High Schoolers Events for Middle Schoolers Good for Families
Arlington Public Library

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Arlington County provides accommodations to individuals with disabilities upon request. Please contact ​us at least five (5) business days in advance.

  • Phone: 703-228-5993
  • Email: Jberg@arlingtonva.us