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Byrd’s Books in Bethel hosts ‘Read a Love Poem Night!’

February 5, 2019 GMT

When it comes to poetry, Bethel’s Byrd’s Books is in love. So, in celebration of St. Valentine, Eros, and iambic pentameter, the popular bookstore will open its doors on Friday, Feb. 15, for “Read a Love Poem Night!”

The store is inviting guests to share poetry that celebrates love: love of another, love of the Earth, love of a pet ... any love.

“Just bring to the event a love poem or two by any poet that you would like to share, and read it before those who’ve gathered together. Or, simply come to listen,” the store said in a news release.

Light refreshments of Literary Teas by Simpson & Vail, a specialty at Byrd’s Books, and cookies will be served.

Byrd’s Books, 178 Greenwood Ave., Bethel. Friday, Feb. 15, 7 p.m. Free. 203-730-2973.