"If I were a book" youth poetry celebration. 😃📚 City Hall was abuzz with youthful new energy this week. Over 200 youth poets and their families packed the City Council Chamber for the Menlo Park Youth Poetry Celebration. Contest winners read their original poems on the theme, "If I Were a Book..." All the poets received a blue ribbon and beautiful commemorative booklet. Winners received cash prizes sponsored by Menlo Park Library Foundation. The grand prize winner also received a new iPad. Congratulations to Menlo Park's amazing youth poets!

Youth Poetry Celebration - May 7, 2019



Prize winners.

Emilia Hansen - 2nd Grade winner


Sophia Gamini - 4th Grade winner

Jamie Zou - 8th Grade Winner


Chyanne Robinson - 10th Grade, grand prize winner


Commemorative poetry booklet - download (PDF)

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