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National Poetry Month at the Library (NYC)

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The Birnbaum Library is celebrating the 2019 National Poetry Month with a screening of Breakfast at Tiffany’s, test print pop-up shop, poetry reading (and popcorn!), and much more. Show some whit, man, and enjoy the festivities.

National Poetry Month Display
Throughout April | Birnbaum Library, Fishbowl
Enjoy original poetry from Pace students, faculty, and alumni! This display features the work of current student Frankie Kubena and contributors to the Aphros Literary Magazine; faculty members Eugene Richie, Charles North, Tom Breidenbach, Helane Levine-Keating, Catalina Florina-Florescu, PhD, and former faculty member Deborah Poe, PhD; as well as several alumni.

Rare Books Display
Throughout April | Birnbaum Library, 2nd Floor Display Case
Do you know what the oldest book in the library is? To find out, check out the rare books display in the Birnbaum Library! This very special collection is sure to inspire plenty of odes.

Popcorn and Poetry Reading
Tuesday, April 16 | 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. | Birnbaum Library, 1st Floor Quiet Study Area
Bring a poem by your favorite poet, step up to the podium, and read it aloud. Don’t forget to stick around for popcorn and a free raffle contest to win a book of haiku!

Test Print Pop-Up Shop
Thursday, April 25 | 5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. | Birnbaum Library, 2nd Floor Collaborative Learning Room
Artist books, zines, prints, and photos—all created by Pace student artists—will be available for perusal and purchase at this latest pop-up shop. Check out what your fellow Setters have been working on and get inspired.

Film Screening: Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Friday, April 26 | 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. | Birnbaum Library, 2nd Floor Collaborative Learning Room
Come for a screening of Breakfast at Tiffany’s, proceeded by a discussion led by Ken Roon, PhD, of Student Support Services about the differences between the film and the Truman Capote novella on which it’s based.