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Joy! la Joie! Poetry Contest for Kids

April is National Poetry Month. Celebrate by writing a poem about what joy or la joie means to you! Entries will be accepted through March until April 23.

  • Entries accepted in French and English.
  • No more that two poems per entrant.
  • Please include your name, age and grade on your submission.
  • Winning entries will be displayed in the Children’s area of the library.

This year’s NPM theme is brought to you by the League of Canadian Poets.

in two age categories: 6-8 & 9-11.

FIRST: Youth 6-punch Climbing pass
SECOND: 5 Rec Complex passes
THIRD: 2 Patricia Theatre Movie tickets.

Sunday, April 23. Email your entry to with the abovementioned information.

What’s in a poem? 
Need some ideas? Sign up for our Muck Around in Poems workshop April 17, 3:30-4:30 pm.