2-year term begins in January

The Howland Public Library in Beacon is looking for a poet laureate to fill a two-year term, beginning Jan. 1, 2015. Potential laureates must live within the Beacon City School District and submit their applications by Sept. 12. Applications and information are available from the library, located at 313 Main St., Beacon.

The poet’s duties will include reading poetry at select government and community events. Beacon Mayor Randy Casale and the Beacon City Council approved the creation of the laureate’s position and the choice of poet will be announced Nov. 6.

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