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All In-Person Pratt Library Events Cancelled, Virtual Events Now Available

Due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, all Pratt Library locations are closed out of an abundance of caution for the health and safety of our customers. We will continue to update this page with more information as the situation evolves.

Virtual events are now available online! Browse our virtual events and attend online workshops, writers’ groups, and more from the comfort of your own home.

Poetry Online Discussion of Joy Harjo

Join us for a discussion of the poetry of Joy Harjo, our U.S. Poet Laureate. (Photo credit: Shawn Miller.)

We hope to discuss some of the following poems:

"An American Sunrise"
"How to Write a Poem in a Time of War"
"Redbird Love"
"Tobacco Origin Story, Because Tobacco Was a Gift Intended to Walk Alongside Us to the Stars"
"Eagle Poem"
"Speaking Tree"
"Deer Dancer"
"Ah, Ah"
"Singing Everything"
"Exile of Memory"
"I Wonder What You Are Thinking"
"The Story Wheel"

Please feel free to come even if you have not read these poems.

Joy Harjo's newest book of poems, An American Sunrise, is available as a print book and an e-book through the library. 

Email fic@prattlibrary.org with questions about this event.

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Saturday, July 11 at 11:00am to 12:30pm

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Event Type

Book Discussions, Poetry, Summer Challenge, Virtual Event

Age Group

Adults, Seniors

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Event Publisher

Tracy Dimond - for Adults

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