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National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month.  Created by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, National Poetry Month is held every April throughout the United States to celebrate poetry and its vital place in American culture. Thousands of organizations participate through readings, festivals, book displays, workshops, and other events.

For fun and inspirational ways to get involved, here’s a link to 30 ways of celebrating poetry.  For more information about National Poetry Month check out Poets.org.

Below is a sampling of recent poetry books that can be found in the Hatfield Library.  And here are some Library of Congress call number ranges if you would like to browse for poetry in our stacks:

PG3230-3238 Russian Poetry
PS301-326 American Poetry
PQ4091-4131, PQ4207-4225 Italian Poetry
PQ6075-6098, PQ6174.95-6215 Spanish Poetry
PQ9061-9081, PQ9149-9163 Portuguese Poetry
PT500-597, PT1151-1241 German Poetry
PT5201-5243, PT5470-5488 Dutch Poetry
PN1010-1525 Poetry (General)
PN1031-1049 Theory and Philosophy of Poetry
PN1110-1279 History and criticism
PN1301-1333 Epic Poetry
PN1341-1347 Folk Poetry
PN1351-1389 Lyric Poetry
PR500-614, PR1170-1228 Poetry by Period

 

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The auroras : new poems – St. John, David

Call Number: PS3569.A4536 A95 2012

 

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By herself – Greger, Debora

Call Number: PS3557.R42 B9 2012

 

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The Cambridge Introduction to modernist poetry – Howarth, Peter

Call Number: PN1271 .H69 2012

 

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Changing is not vanishing: a collection of early American Indian poetry to 1930

Call Number: PS591.I55 C47 2011

 

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The football corporations: poems – Heyen, William

Call Number: PS3558.E85 F66 2012

 

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On the spectrum of possible deaths – Perillo, Lucia Maria

Call Number: PS3566.E69146 O5 2012

 

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Poems under Saturn = Poymes saturniens – Verlaine, Paul

Call Number: PQ2463 .P5713 2011

Popular Books Reading List

The semester is wrapping up, and you see the light at the end of the tunnel.  You may even begin to wonder what you’re going to do with your spare time over the summer.

Consider picking up a fun book to read.   Below are some books from . This collection includes a wide variety of materials such as fantasy, science fiction, mysteries, biographies, memoirs, and more. We’ve got something for everyone!  All of the titles from this collection are included in the library’s catalog so you can search by title or author to locate these items or  do a keyword search of the phrase “Hatfield Popular Reading collection.” To view all of the book in the Popular Reading Collection, click this link.

Below are some examples of items you’ll find in the Hatfield Library’s Popular Reading Collection.

 

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Life after life: a novel – Atkinson, Kate

Call Number: PR6051.T56 L54 2013

 

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House of earth: a novel – Guthrie, Woody

Call Number: PS3513.U9 H68 2013

 

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Six years – Coben, Harlan

Call Number: PS3553.O225 S59 2013

 

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The golden egg – Leon, Donna

Call Number: PS3562.E534 G65 2013

 

 

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The burgess boys: a novel – Strout, Elizabeth

Call Number: PS3569.T736 B87 2013

 

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Fuse – Baggott, Julianna

Call Number: PZ7.B14026 Fu 2013

 

 

 

Relaxing & Fun Reads!

Why not take a fun book to read during the Thanksgiving break?  Our Popular Reading Collection, located on the first floor by the elevator, has nearly 400 books from a wide variety of genres that range from fantasy, SciFi, and suspense to biographies, YA, and romance.  Check out this list of books in our popular reading collection.

Also, check out our WU Reads page that lists award winning books in our collection, most read books at Willamette, books written by Willamette faculty and staff, and more.

Feel free to ask questions at the reference or circulation desk!

 

Summer Reading

Check out the Hatfield Library’s Popular Reading Collection. This collection includes a wide variety of materials such as fantasy, science fiction, mysteries, biographies, memoirs, and more. All titles from this collection are included in the library’s catalog so you can search by title or author to locate these items. You can also do a keyword search of the phrase: “Hatfield Popular Reading collection.”