Through our Poet Laureate program and Third Thursday Poetry Readings, the spoken word has a home in Takoma Park. Established in 2005, our Poet Laureate program has celebrated Donald Berger (2005-2007), Anne Becker (2007-2011) and our current Poet Laureate Merrill Leffler.  

The popular "Third Thursday" poetry series features the work of a wide range of poets from across the region. Words begin at 7:30 pm on the third Thursday of the month in the Takoma Park Community Center Auditorium.

Reading on November 20, 2014 7:30 p.m.

Martin FitzPatrick, Mary Beth Hatem, and Rob Soley


***Save the Date for Thursday, December 18 at 7:30 p.m. ***

Poets TBD