Indiana Poet Laureate visit, knitting & crocheting 101 class coming to Huntington Library in March

In celebration of Indiana’s Bicentennial, the Huntington Library is proud to host Indiana Poet Laureate (and Markle native!) Shari Wagner at the Huntington Library for a poetry reading and discussion. Join us Wednesday, March 23rd at 6:30pm to hear Shari read selections of her poetry and discuss the places in Indiana that inspired her to…

Get your poem published in the Indiana Bicentennial “Birthday Book” by entering the Huntington County-themed poetry contest

To celebrate Indiana’s Bicentennial, the Indiana Bicentennial Commission is helping Brick Street Poetry, Inc. create a “birthday book.” The book will contain poems featuring Indiana’s 92 counties, including Huntington. The Brick Street Poetry, Inc. board will hold a poetry contest for each county so that residents can write and submit the poetry themselves for a…

Enter the Teen Poetry Contest!

Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to take part in the annual Young Adult Poetry Contest by entering their own original poem based on one of the two following themes: “It’s Great Being A Teenager” or “It’s Tough Being a Teenager.” Poems may be in the form of the poet’s choice, including haiku, limerick, ballad,…