Sara Teasdale
Christa Deitrick, February 08, 2014

Valentine's Day will be here before you know it!  So here's a sweet treat for you courtesy of Sara Teasdale, an American poet who lived from 1884-1933. Teasdale (pictured above) hailed from St. Louis and moved to New York in 1916 with her husband Ernst Filsinger.

Cupid picture to celebrate Cupid's favorite month
Christa Deitrick, February 01, 2014

What better way to celebrate Cupid's favorite month than with some lovely poetry? Sure, I could have plastered up a big ol' list of books, but a wonderfully written poem is a delicacy to be savored. So all February long, I'll be serving up one love poem a week in this very spot.

Art Exhibit Flyer
Robert Anderson, April 10, 2013

Poetic Voices of the Muslim World, an exhibit and series of readings and performances celebrating the beauty and power of Muslim poetry ranging from ancient times to the 21st century, is currently being presented by Central Library's Literature and Fiction Department and the Westwood Branc