Celebrate books, poetry, and the spoken word this week at the library.
The Friends of the Library will be offering to good homes of readers a selection of gently used books, DVDs, and CDs during their spring Friends of the Library Book Sale.
The sale will benefit the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library, supporting its programs and events throughout the year.
It will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 400 Indian Trail, Harker Heights. For information, call 254-953-5491.
April is National Poetry Month and the library has these eBook titles of classic and contemporary poetry:
“Poems Of The American Patriot;” “The Crossover,” by Kwame Alexander; “The Rain In Portugal,” by Billy Collins; “Water Sings Blue,” written by Kate Coombs and illustrated by Meilo So; “Faces Of Love: Hafez and the Poets of Shiraz,” translated by Dick Davis; “Poems,” by Emily Dickinson; “The Iliad,” by Homer; “Ten Poems To Say Goodbye,” by Roger Housden; “Milk And Honey,” written and illustrated by Rupi Kaur; “Karma: A Novel in Verse,” by Cathy Ostlere; “A Collection Of Love Gifts,” by Helen Steiner Rice; “The Aeneid,” by Virgil; “Leaves Of Grass,” by Walt Whitman.
Listening to poetry is its own pleasure, and here are some audio titles: “The Romantic Poets;” “The Caedmon Poetry Collection” is a collection read by the poets who wrote the poems; “Gilgamesh,” translated by Stephen Mitchell and performed by George Guidall; “Citizen: An American Lyric,” by Claudia Rankine; “Where The Sidewalk Ends: The Poems and Drawings of Shel Siverstein.”