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Friday, August 14, 2020

Lake County poet laureate to read at National Poetry Month event

Laura Sobbott Ross. // Archive photo

In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, a Clermont library is hosting an evening with Lake County’s inaugural poet laureate, Laura Sobbott Ross.

Laura will read and discuss her poetry from 6-7pm Tuesday, April 9, in Room 108 (first-floor community room) of the Cooper Memorial Library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive.

The event is being organized by the Friends of the Cooper Memorial Library. This is a free program and everyone is welcome to attend a captivating evening of poetry and conversation with Laura, as well as other local poets, including Sandy Olson Hill.

For more information about this and other special events, contact Dennis Smolarek, reference librarian and adult programs, at 352.536.2275 or