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Playing With Words and Music

Celebrate spring with free music, rhymes, poetry, stories, and more.

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If You Liked Milk and Honey If You Liked Milk and Honey

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If you liked Rupi Kaur's poetry collection Milk and Honey you might like these collections that explore themes of trauma, love, and healing.
If you liked Rupi Kaur's poetry collection Milk and Honey you might like these collections that explore themes of trauma, love, and healing.
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Embrace Spring with Poetry Embrace Spring with Poetry

Welcome spring and refresh your spirit with poetry eBooks and audiobooks from OverDrive. Check out a title and start reading now!
Welcome spring and refresh your spirit with poetry eBooks and audiobooks from OverDrive. Check out a title and start reading now!
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And Thereby Hangs a Tale: Stories in… And Thereby Hangs a Tale: Stories in…

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Read some wonderful stories with the rhythm and beauty of poetry in them for National Poetry Month.
Read some wonderful stories with the rhythm and beauty of poetry in them for National Poetry Month.
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Playing With Words & Music 2018 Playing With Words & Music 2018

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Books, music, and more inspired by our spring program series, Playing With Words and Music.
Books, music, and more inspired by our spring program series, Playing With Words and Music.
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Pulitzer Prize for Poetry Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

Browse past and current winners of the Pulitzer Prize for excellence in poetry.
Browse past and current winners of the Pulitzer Prize for excellence in poetry.
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National Book Award Poetry Winners National Book Award Poetry Winners

Explore past and present winners of the National Book Award for achievement in poetry.
Explore past and present winners of the National Book Award for achievement in poetry.
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Tell Me a Story Tell Me a Story

Learn rhymes and songs from story time to share with your child.
Learn rhymes and songs from story time to share with your child.
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Library Events for Writers Library Events for Writers

By Andrewm
Library Events at KCLS The King County Library System tries to be supportive of writers by hosting workshops and writers groups in…
Library Events at KCLS The King County Library System tries to be supportive of writers by hosting workshops and writers groups in…
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Streaming Music & More Streaming Music & More

Instantly borrow digital movies, music, and comics, available 24/7 from hoopla with your library card.
Instantly borrow digital movies, music, and comics, available 24/7 from hoopla with your library card.
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Kid's Music That Parents Will Love Too Kid's Music That Parents Will Love Too

By Sharon
Tired of Raffi's voice endlessly rolling through your mind singing about "Biscuits in the Oven" or Shaking Sillies all over the place?
Tired of Raffi's voice endlessly rolling through your mind singing about "Biscuits in the Oven" or Shaking Sillies all over the place?
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Washington State Poets Washington State Poets

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Celebrate the work of Washington poets with these collections.
Celebrate the work of Washington poets with these collections.
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Dear Poetry: I Hate You, I Love You Dear Poetry: I Hate You, I Love You

By Megan
Every April is National Poetry Month. And every April I pick out a few collections and fall back into my love/hate relationship with poetry…
Every April is National Poetry Month. And every April I pick out a few collections and fall back into my love/hate relationship with poetry…
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Poetry of Life Poetry of Life

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Animals, bugs, and baby ducks: clever poems and brilliant artwork combine to teach children about the world around us.
Animals, bugs, and baby ducks: clever poems and brilliant artwork combine to teach children about the world around us.
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Modern Poetry Exploring Race & Identity Modern Poetry Exploring Race & Identity

By Racheal
I've long been a fantasy and graphic novel nerd, but lately I've been trying to expand my reading horizons in a quest to be a…
I've long been a fantasy and graphic novel nerd, but lately I've been trying to expand my reading horizons in a quest to be a…
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