April, you fool

Filled with national celebrations

Is April the cruellest month?

According to TS Eliot it is, and these first few days of April certainly match this sentiment. Or maybe it's just the fullest month, just look at all these national celebrations!
Autism Awareness Month

Learn more about autism with books from our collection.

Celebrate poets & jazz

  • Thank our on-site jazz masters!
  • Set a poem to music or write your own piece
  • Check our Poem-a-day Calendar on display near the MS library space
  • Borrow a book or CD of a poet or jazz musician
  • Carry a poem in your pocket on April 21
  • Listen to this poem

Academy of American Poets

Tyehimba Jess: "Blind Boone's Apparitions" by Academy of American Poets
400 years of Shakespeare

It's been 400 years since one of the most influential poets died and people all over the world are celebrating Shakespeare throughout the 2016.

While our library is displaying a selection Shakespeare resources, our neighbors at Brown are celebrating with displays of First Folios as well as other exciting events.

The exhibit is free and open to the public.

When: April 11-May 1, 2016. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 12-5p, Thursday 12-8p.

Private tours for students and teachers on request. Contact coppelia_kahn@brown.edu.

Where: Cohen Gallery, Granoff Center for the Arts, Angell and Thayer Streets, behind Brown University Bookstore.

School Library Month

Be on the lookout for trivia emails during National Library Week (April 10 - 16).

Prescott Library at the Wheeler School

Because National Library Week is April 10-16 and we hope you are ready for some trivia!