Lincoln County Poetry Contest March 29th – April 29th. The Lincoln County Poetry Contest is open to all county residents. All submissions will be judged by poet and performance artist Dave Caserio. Poems will be judged for form, creativity, richness of language, and imagery. Each person may submit up to two poems and each poem can have up to 100 lines. For each poem submitted, please submit two copies of the poem. There are three age categories: “Junior” for students in grades K-5, “Youth” for students in grades 6-12, and Adult. Please contact your library for further details.
Friday, May 6, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Libby library: The Libby Friends of the Library are having a book sale. The entrance is on Main St across from the post office. Stop by and check out the books, movies, and music cds. It’s a great way to get some Christmas gifts and support your library.
May 12, 5 p.m.: Join us for our Poetry Extravaganza at the Hot Club Coffee House in Troy where we will announce the winners of the 10th annual Lincoln County Poetry Contest. Enjoy an evening with poet and performance artist, Dave Caserio, including a reading and Q&A session. Winning poems will be read and prizes awarded. There will be an open microphone so bring your poems, guitar, drums, flute, singing voice, etc. This is a free family event. All ages are welcome. Food and drinks will be available for purchase from the Hot Club.
May 21, 1 p.m.: Writing Group; meet other aspiring local writers at the Libby library. Writers of all genres and experience levels are welcome to write, share and learn. Fuel your creativity with writing prompts and brief writing exercises with opportunities to share and discuss as a group.
Tuesday, May 24, 4pm: Author Visit and Book Signing: join us at the Libby library as we welcome Montana author and historian Russell Rowland as he presents his latest book Fifty-Six Counties: A Montana Journey. Books will be available for purchase and a signing will follow the event.
If you’re interested in becoming a library volunteer, please stop by the library and ask how to start. It’s a great way to meet new friends and give back to your community.