April is National Poetry Month. Visit a poetry site and read a poem. I have one on Goodreads. I would love for you to visit it and leave comments. poets.org also has a sit6e and here are some of the activities they suggest for the month: tell students about the dear poet project; sign up for poem-a-day ( I suggest you begin with one by Maya Angelou). Her poetry is inspiring. poets.org also suggest that you sign up for their monthly educator and weekly teach this poem newsletters and join in poem ion your pocket day on April 27th.
Announcement: Dr. Johnetta B. Cole will be speaking in Des Moines on April 30th, 2017, 2:00 P.M. Levitt Auditorium, 4700 Grand Avenue, the Art Center.
The American Library Association has an article on its website entitled She’s Our Rock Star, about Carla Hayden, the 14th Librarian of Congress, and the first African American to the position. She was appointed by former President Barack Obama. You can also put her name into goggle search and read other articles about the Baltimore native.