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21st Annual Children's Poetry Contest and Celebration

April is National Poetry Month and the Norman Public Library Central Children's Department is celebrating with their 21st Annual Poetry Reading and Celebration on Monday, April 24 from 6 pm – 7 pm.

Young poets will be allowed to submit three original poems in either the K-2nd grade category or the 3rd-5th grade category.  To enter, please complete the online form below (click Read More to see form) or pick up a paper entry form from Norman Central's Children’s Department. Poems must be received by 9 pm Friday, April 17

Winners will be announced April 24th at the Celebration and all participants will be permitted to read their poems in front of the audience.  Participation ribbons will be distributed as well as trophies for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places in each category.  Come help us celebrate our young poets!