Poetry awards

All Library locations will be closed on Sunday, April 20, in observance of the Easter holiday.

National Book Award for Poetry
The National Book Awards are given out by the National Book Foundation with the goal of enhancing the public's awareness of exceptional books written by fellow Americans, and to increase the popularity of reading in general.

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry
The Pulitzer Prize is named for journalist Joseph Pulitzer and is awarded annually to works determined by the Pulitzer Prize Board to be distinguished.