New Milford Public Library will hold its next poetry book club led by the town’s poet laureate, James Scrimgeour, Feb. 22.

The club will meet the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Main Street library.

Future sessions will be held Feb. 22 (Sharon Olds) and March 22 (William Butler Yeats).

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

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

For more information, call 860-355-1191, ext. 201 or by visit

Registration is preferred.