close
Font size options
Increase or decrease the font size for this website by clicking on the 'A's.
Contrast options
Choose a color combination to give the most comfortable contrast.
Image for event: The Great World of Days - In-person

The Great World of Days - In-person

Poetry Reading

2022-09-24 14:00:00 2022-09-24 16:00:00 America/New_York The Great World of Days - In-person Rockville Memorial Library -

Saturday, September 24
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-09-24 14:00:00 2022-09-24 16:00:00 America/New_York The Great World of Days - In-person Join Day Eight, a D.C.-based arts nonprofit and publisher, in celebrating  and reading poems from The Great World of Days, a new anthology edited by local poets. Rockville Memorial Library -

Join Day Eight, a D.C.-based arts nonprofit and publisher, in celebrating  and reading poems from The Great World of Days, a new anthology edited by local poets.

Join Day Eight, a D.C.-based arts nonprofit and publisher, in celebrating The Great World of Days, a new anthology edited by local poets Gregory Luce, Anne Becker, and Jeffrey Banks, and featuring 56 poets, many of them from the Washington, D.C. area. The book documents births, breakups, deaths, abuse, healing, sex, sexuality, and more. Poems included in the book were first published in the magazine Bourgeon, a project of Day Eight founded in 2005 by Robert Bettmann.

The poetry reading will take place in the first floor meeting room at the Rockville Library

Looking for more fun things to do at MCPL?

Take a look at these resources for Books & Authors, Literature Resource Center, Hoopla and Overdrive/Libby. Don't have a card right now?  No worries!  Find out how to Get a Library Card.

Accommodation Requests

Please place your request for English-language captioning or sign language interpretation at least five days before the library-sponsored program you plan to attend. Contact the Assistant Facilities and Accessibility Program Manager at 240-777-0002 with all other accommodation requests.

GEN 1.0 10/27/2021

AGE GROUP: | Seniors | Adult |

EVENT TYPE: | Lectures and Discussions |

TAGS: | Indoor Program |

Rockville Memorial Library

Phone: 240-777-0140

Hours

About the library
  • 24-hour book drop 
  • Accessibility Center 
  • Collaboration Spaces 
  • Go! Kits 
  • Makerspace 
  • Meeting Rooms 
  • Piano (Meeting Room) 
  • Quiet Study Rooms 
  • World Languages Collection 
  • Computers for public use 
  • Earbuds & flash drives (64 MB) for purchase 
  • Early Literacy and After School Edge workstations & AWE tablets 
  • Loanable laptops 
  • Micoform readers (printing at $.10 per page) 
  • Mobile Device Charging Station 
  • Photocopying/printing: Black and White $0.15 & Color $1.00 (costs per page) 
  • WiFi 

Upcoming events

Tue, Nov 29, 10:30am - 12:30pm

Tue, Nov 29, 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Wed, Nov 30, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Tue, Dec 06, 10:30am - 12:30pm

Wed, Dec 07, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Tue, Dec 13, 10:30am - 12:30pm

Wed, Dec 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Wed, Dec 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Wed, Dec 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Sat, Dec 17, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Rockville 1

Sun, Dec 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Sun, Dec 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room 1

Tue, Dec 20, 10:30am - 12:30pm

Wed, Dec 21, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Tue, Dec 27, 10:30am - 12:30pm

Wed, Dec 28, 2:00pm - 4:00pm