Libraries celebrating poetry month

Members from the Comox Valley Writers’ Society will read a selection of light verse sure to amuse and entertain.

April is National Poetry Month and the Comox and Courtenay libraries are celebrating by hosting poetry sessions for adults and families.

Members from the Comox Valley Writers’ Society will read a selection of light verse sure to amuse and entertain.

On April 11 from 2 to 3 p.m. the Comox library at 1720 Beaufort Ave. will host Light Verse for Adults, which will consist of amusing verse of both original and published origins. Adults of all ages are welcome to attend.

The Courtenay library at 300 Sixth St. will host a Light Verse for Families event April 20 from 2 to 3 p.m. consisting of humorous children’s stories and poetry of both original and published origins. Children and adults of all ages are welcome to attend.

National Poetry Month brings together schools, publishers, book sellers, libraries, literary organizations and poets across the country to celebrate poetry and its vital place in Canadian culture.

For more information, please call the Comox library at 250-339-2971, the Courtenay library at 250-334-3369, or visit

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