Poetry: Overview

Your guide to all things poetical, including links to the library catalog, web sites about poetry, connections to poetry happenings locally, and links to Poets in the Libraries readings.

Poetry in Action

Use these tabs to find online assistance and information about local poets.


A series of readings at each of the library branches with featured poets and readings by community poets who live nearby. The series is hosted by Albuquerque Poet Laureate Mary Oishi, with library staff talking about the history and features of each library.

Books on Writing Poetry for All Ages

Books on Writing Poetry

For Kids and Teens

For Adults

Recent Poetry Titles for All Ages

New Poetry Titles

For Kids and Teens

For Adults