Joan Burstyn, poet and long-time summer resident of Woods Hole, will present a reading of her poems at the Woods Hole Public Library. Joan’s fourth volume of poems, Treasures Stored for Winter, was published earlier this year. At the Woods Hole library Joan will be joined by Dorothy Stracher in reading poems from that book […]

The Woods Hole Public Library has organized a poetry discussion based on “Common Threads,” an annual publication and outreach program produced by Mass Poetry, a non-profit state-wide group, which has the goal of facilitating poetry discussion groups throughout the state each year in an effort to broaden the audience for poetry and support poets and […]

This year’s abbreviated season (by snow and more snow) of Story Hour for Grownups at the Woods Hole Public Library will culminate with readings by Shelby Allen and Alan Steinbach. The event will take place on Sunday, March 22, at 3 pm, in the Library’s downstairs Community Room. Shelby Allen—a poet, essayist, actress, and Boston […]

As part of the celebration of National Poetry Month, the Woods Hole Public Library has invited  poet Shelby Allen, of Falmouth and Boston to read from her body of work.  She will read from her volume of poems “Crack Willow, Poems of Transformation” which was published in 2011    by  Cherry Grove Collections. Ms. Allen is practiced in speaking and […]

The Woods Hole Public Library is pleased to announce their participation in National Poetry Month with several poetry events. The first will be a reading and discussion of the poems selected for this year’s “Common Threads”, which is produced by Mass Poetry. “Common Threads” is an annual publication of 7-10 poems by Massachusetts poets chosen […]