Poetry/songwriting readings June 19 at Holmesburg Library

The public is invited to the free Open Poetry/Songwriting Reading at Holmesburg Library, 7810 Frankford Ave., on Wednesday, June 19, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Power of the pen: Emiliano Martin, president of the Pennsylvania Poetry Society, shared his writing at the first Northeast Philly Poetry Forum at Holmesburg Library. JACK TOMCZUK / TIMES PHOTO

Poets and songwriters can read their work or listen to others while making connections within the community.

For further information, call the library at 215-685-8756. ••