• Los Ángeles: Your City
    Apr 23, 3:30 PM – Jun 11, 5:30 PM
    Sims Library of Poetry, 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043, USA
    Los Ángeles is a sprawling, diverse city filled with amazing stories. Too many that have not been told. In this eight-week workshop you will learn the tools to write your own Los Ángeles stories in a safe, supportive environment.
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  • Historical Poetry Workshop with Marissa
    May 27, 7:00 PM PDT
    Zoom
    We will discuss how to use research to build voice, perspective, and theme.
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  • Black Fire -- This Time's Literary Candle Has Been Lit
    Jun 04, 4:00 PM PDT
    on Zoom
    Black Fire--This Time's literary candle has been Lit! celebrating twenty-first century Black self-determination.
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  • Children's Monthly Art Workshop
    Multiple Dates
    Jun 11, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT
    Sims Library of Poetry, 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043, USA
    Join us for an afternoon full of art & poetry with our Exploring Art Through the Poetry of Shel Silverstein Workshop. Lead by Sarah Pavsner-Mael This is a workshop geared towards children!
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Upcoming Events

Past Events

  • Pages on Stages: Long Beach CLI Chapter
    Sat, May 21
    Sims Library of Poetry
    May 21, 6:00 PM PDT
    Sims Library of Poetry, 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043
    A poetry reading featuring the students & faculty of the CLI Long Beach Chapter. Open Mic after!
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  • AAPI Poetry Show
    Sat, May 14
    Sims Library of Poetry
    May 14, 6:00 PM PDT
    Sims Library of Poetry, 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043, USA
    Join us for a Poetry Show in honor of AAPI month featuring Teresa Mei Chuc, Ravina Wadhwani, Soul STUF, and Ellen Webre!!
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  • Survivors Speak Out: Take Back the Mic
    Sat, Apr 30
    Sims Library of Poetry
    Apr 30, 6:00 PM PDT
    Sims Library of Poetry , 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043, USA
    an open mic & brave space for all survivors in honor of National Poetry & Sexual Assault Awareness Month
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  • Poem-a-Week Show
    Sat, Apr 23
    Sims Library of Poetry
    Apr 23, 6:00 PM PDT
    Sims Library of Poetry, 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043
    Featuring contributors to our Poem-a-Week. Catch the show in-person at the library or streaming on YouTube
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  • Poets on Payroll
    Sat, Apr 16
    Sims Library of Poetry
    Apr 16, 6:00 PM PDT
    Sims Library of Poetry , 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043, USA
    Join us for this amazing show featuring the CLI & Library staff. Followed by an open mic! This is a hybrid event. Make sure to RSVP to receive the zoom link!
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  • Visual Iconicity Workshop
    Apr 14, 6:00 PM PDT
    Zoom
    As poets, we often limit our creativity to stanzas, meter, rhyme, and so forth, but there are endless possibilities for poetry. Facilitated by Voth
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  • Book Launch Event: Adrian Ernesto Cepeda's "We Are The Ones Possessed"
    Apr 09, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM PDT
    Sims Library of Poetry, 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043
    Join us in celebrating the launch of "We Are The Ones Possessed" by Adrian Ernesto Cepeda.
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  • Children's Monthly Art Workshop
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Apr 09
    Sims Library of Poetry
    Apr 09, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT
    Sims Library of Poetry, 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043, USA
    Join us for an afternoon full of art & poetry with our Exploring Art Through the Poetry of Shel Silverstein Workshop. Lead by Sarah Pavsner-Mael This is a workshop geared towards children!
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  • Our 44 Poetry Class: Free Trial!
    Apr 02, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Zoom
    A class for folks looking to learn more about poetry and a space for you to share your poems in community.
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  • Untamed
    Fri, Mar 25
    Sims Library of Poetry
    Mar 25, 7:00 PM PDT
    Sims Library of Poetry, 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043
    Unstoppable, unforgettable, untamed. Join us for a night of poetry with V. Kali & Jaha Zainabu & Pam Ward!!
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  • How To Market Your Poetry On Instagram Using Canva
    Mar 25, 4:00 PM PDT
    Zoom
    Want to know how to use Canva to spruce up your poetry in your Instagram posts? Come check out "Using Canva to Market Poetry on Instagram."
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  • Pages on Stages Celebrates Women of World Stage + Lynda La Rose's Book Release
    Mar 19, 6:00 PM
    Sims Library of Poetry, 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043
    Join us for this exclusive 2-part show celebrating Lynda La Rose's new book, Sunshine and Concrete & the Women of World Stage Press for a night full of amazing poetry here at the Sims Library of Poetry.
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  • Celebrating Quincy Troupe's Duende: Poems, 1966-Now, with poets Michael Warr & devorah major.
    Feb 27, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM PST
    Zoom
    Poet of the “deep song,” Quincy Troupe has a new collection of poems. DUENDE: Poems, 1966 – Now, published by Seven Stories Press, representing more than 50 years of lyrical, evocative writing.
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  • 1619 Speaks (In-Person)
    Fri, Feb 25
    Sims Library of Poetry
    Feb 25, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM PST
    Sims Library of Poetry , 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043, USA
    We are excited to announce a special reading honoring the forthcoming anthology, 1619 Speaks. With an Open Mic!!
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  • 1619 Speaks (Virtual)
    Fri, Feb 25
    Zoom
    Feb 25, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM PST
    Zoom
    This is the virtual RSVP! We are excited to announce a special reading honoring the forthcoming anthology, 1619 Speaks. With an open mic!
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  • karo ska's "loving my salt-drenched bones" virtual release party
    Feb 23, 7:00 PM PST
    Zoom ID: 8817 2261 521
    Join us in celebrating our Librarian's new full-length collection of poetry, published through World Stage Press
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  • How to Publish Your Poetry in Literary Journals
    Feb 20, 6:00 PM
    Zoom Workshop
    Led by Anne Marie Wells!! Join us for an important workshop on how to publish your poems elsewhere in the literary world. 🖊If you’ve never submitted work before and don’t know where to start, this is the workshop for you! ⚡️ You will submit your first poem by the end of the workshop!
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  • Pages on Stages
    Sat, Feb 19
    Sims Library of Poetry
    Feb 19, 6:00 PM
    Sims Library of Poetry, 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043
    Join us for a night of poetry from CLI alumni, followed by an open mic
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