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Children / Poetry


Exploring Literary South Street Seaport with the Walt Whitman Initiative! (In-Person)

5pm Seaport Walking Tour CANCELLED
5-6:30pm Enjoy extra Open House Hours at the WWI Tane Poetry Library!

Enjoy a visit to WWI’s Tane Poetry Library, where Curator/Librarian Jay Sherry and Assistant Librarian Emerald Sanjuro will introduce the collection and our cozy reading space.

WWI Tane Poetry Library at Fulton Stall Market, 91 South Street, New York, NY 10038

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