The Palmdale City Library, 700 E Palmdale Blvd., will host on March 23 a free poetry program at 10:30 a.m. conducted by local poet Lida Abramian.

“Join us, as we try to inspire one another through the reading, writing, and discussion of poetry,”

said Amanda Arnold, library associate. “We encourage you to bring your favorite poems or your own

works to share. If you love poetry, this program is for you.”

The Palmdale City Library is open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

For more information, (661) 267-5600, TDD 267-5167, or visit