Celebrate Poetry in August

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Celebrate Poetry in August

We are celebrating poetry this month at Marlborough District Libraries.

We have a number of exciting free poetry events happening throughout August.

Book spine and blackout poetry workshop (Picton)

Tuesday 4 August 2.30 pm

Have fun learning about book spine and blackout poetry.

Go to the event listing to see the full details

Book spine poetry workshop (Blenheim)

Tuesday 4 August 6.30 pm

Get creative and have fun learning book spine poetry.

Go to the event listing to see the full details

Movie Night (Picton)

Thursday 6 August 6.30 pm

Enjoy a recently released film about a school teacher who believes she has found a child prodigy and the lengths she goes to, to nurture his talent.

Bring along treats and a cushion (our seats are firm).

Rated M (over 16s only)

Go to the event listing to see the full details

Book Chat

Wednesday 12 August 10 am (Blenheim)

Wednesday 12 August 10.30 am (Picton)

Enjoy a coffee and a chat about poetry recommendations.

Movie Night (Blenheim)

Thursday 13 August 6.30 pm

Enjoy the same movie from the Movie Night at Picton.

Bring along your treats and a cushion (our seats are firm).

Rated M (over 16s only)

Go to the event listing to see the full details

Blackout poetry workshop (Blenheim)

Tuesday 18 August 6.30 pm

Join us for an evening of creativity and fun learning the art of blackout poetry.

Go to the event listing to see the full details

Guest Speak Gail Ingram (Blenheim)

Friday 21 August 12.30 pm

Hear award-winning poet Gail Ingram read from her collections of poems.

Go to the event listing to see the full details

Poetry Open Mic Night (Blenheim)

Tuesday 25 August 6.30 pm

Share your poetry in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Go to the event listing to see the full details

Writing workshop with the Picton Poets (Picton)

Wednesday 26 August 10 am

Learn about different types of poetry and participate in fun group and individual activities.

Go to the event listing to see the full details

Poetry Themed Book Club (Blenheim)

Thursday 27 August 6.30 pm

Share your poetry reads and hear what others read.

Go to the event listing to see the full details