The library changes daily— it’s always open for readers to contribute or take home poetry books and periodicals.
E.A. Farro spent a day beside the Little Poetry Library, inviting passersby to write poems in handmade books. Read her essay about the experience at The Rumpus.
In 2014, by way of Coffee House Press’s In the Stacks program, the Little Poetry Library hosted Éireann Lorsung as a writer in residence. Over several summer days, Lorsung created a Book of Hours, writing and illustrating in collaboration with library visitors. The Star Tribune ran a story on the residency. …
Visitors leave notes about what they’re placing in the library and what they’re taking away.
If you have an idea for collaboration, or a question, or a big box of books to donate, here’s the place to get in touch. We’re also on Facebook. And you can sign up here to get (very) occasional Little Poetry Library news by email.