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Burns Library

Precious Poems in Precious Packaging: Irish Poems Printed and Bound by the Traffic Street Press
March 1- April 30, 2012

Thomas P. O’Neill Library, Level Three, Reading Room


The Traffic Street Press Irish Poetry series, a collaborative project with the Center for Irish Studies at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, celebrates poetry by well-known Irish poets. The books were made by Paulette Myers-Rich at The Traffic Street Press.

The John J. Burns Library presents a selection of the Traffic Street books so that you may admire the physical beauty of the books and be inspired by the imaginative, humorous, and touching poems inside each of them!  Featured with the Traffic Street books are items of related historic interest from the John J. Burns Library special collections.