April 2017 News
National Poetry Month
April is National Poetry Month and we are welcoming Washington Poet Laureate Tod Marshall to our libraries! Celebrate by attending one of his events and reading some poetry.
About Books
Poetry Collections for Adult Readers
We've featured a selection of recently-published poetry collections below. See our website for more reading suggestions in all genres or speak with our staff. We're here to help!
From Amanda Lovelace, a poetry collection in four parts: the princess, the damsel, the queen, and you. This moving book explores love, loss, grief, healing, empowerment, and inspiration.
The creator of the popular Tumblr and Instagram "Quarter Life Poetry" tackles the real-life truths of work, money, sex, and many other challenges 20-somethings face in a laugh-out-loud collection of poetry.
                   More poetry titles



Cannibal
Safiya Sinclair

Incendiary Art
Patricia Smith

       Books written or edited by                      Washington Poet Laureate                                 Tod Marshall 

What's Happening
Mushroom
Identification & Foraging
Learn the basics of the identification process, what it takes to forage on your own and how to pick the proper field guide for you. Three dates and locations to choose from.
 
Mysteries of Mummies
The Mall Library Connection
April 5, 3 - 4 pm

Wild About Nature VI
White Salmon Valley Community Library
Fridays in April, 6:30 pm

Meaningful Movies: Racing Extinction
Cascade Park Community Library
April 13, 6 - 8 pm

Vancouver Community Library
April 15, 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Goldendale Community Library
April 19, 7 pm
 
Vancouver Community Library
April 23, 3:30 - 4:30 pm

Creative Card-Making
Battle Ground Community Library
April 29, 10 am - 12 pm

Stevenson Community Library and other Skamania County locations
Throughout April

Sessions through April 18

Three Creeks  April 22
10 am - 5 pm

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Homework Resources
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