New Milford Public Library will hold its next poetry book club led by the town’s poet laureate, James Scrimgeour, March 16 at 6 p.m.

The club will meet the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Main Street library. A snow date of the fourth Thursday is set.

Participants are invited to pick up a packet of poems for the meeting during the first week of each month.

Poets to be discussed include Emily Dickinson for March and Walt Whitman for April.

Scrimgeour is a New Milford resident and professor emeritus of English at Western Connecticut State University.

Registration is preferred by calling 860-355-1191, ext. 201 or by visiting