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Interested in having a free poetry workshop with your class? 

Due to ongoing public health concerns, all Express Yourself! Poetry Workshops will be virtual.

Express Yourself! Poetry Workshops are designed to help students understand poetry and write poems for submission to the Express Yourself! Youth Poetry Competition. For more information about the Competition, go to dallaslibrary.org/poetry

To request a workshop, please fill out this form (items marked with a red asterisk * are required), then click "Submit" to submit your request to Dallas Public Library. 

A Dallas Public Library staff member will reach out to you via e-mail about your request. 

Please read the following for more information regarding poetry workshops:

  • Workshops are available for booking beginning September 21, 2020 - January 22, 2021. Workshops are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Workshops may be scheduled by any school, public or private, in the City of Dallas as well as by afterschool programs/organizations for students in grades 2 through 12.
  • Workshops may be during the school day or afterschool/weekends. All workshops will be virtual through Zoom or other teleconferencing platform. Multiple classes may be in the program depending on the capacity of the teleconferencing platform and performer preference.

For more information, call 214-670-7943 or email libyouthservices@dallascityhall.com.

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