On the Shelf

The library changes daily— it’s always open for readers to contribute or take home poetry books and periodicals.

“Glorify the Russian sage!”

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.        …

In the Guest Book

Visitors leave notes about what they’re placing in the library and what they’re taking away.  

Be in Touch

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.