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“…Poets House, that hybrid of library, study hall and exhibition space, floating like a utopian mirage over the Hudson River in Lower Manhattan…”

—Holland Cotter, The New York Times

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Poets House programs—talks, readings, performances, exhibitions, and more—provide opportunities for the public and poets to engage in conversation about the art.

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Poets House offers wide-ranging learning experiences to young readers and writers of poetry from preschool through college.

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Check out our Digital Initiatives!

The library is closed but we have many digital initiatives for our community.


A Note From Lee Briccetti, Our Executive Director
For only the second time in 32 years the library is temporarily closed, until further notice. Events we planned for the spring are moving online and we’ve introduced a range of new digital offerings. In the past, you came to Poets House for poetry books and programs and to enjoy the community of poets—now Poets House is bringing programs and services to you, wherever you are. Read More…




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