Haiku Basics = long-short-long line structure.
Observe your surroundings, take a walk, or look at photographs. Note observations, things that stick out or attract your attention.
When you are ready, email your haiku to the library – firstname.lastname@example.org
a sign evening
at the fork in the road waves come into the cove
“fine dining” one at a time
The Haiku Foundation: Advice for Beginners = https://thehaikufoundation.org/tag/advice-for-beginners/ -- haiku poets sharing advice for beginners
Haiku Society of America = https://www.hsa-haiku.org/EducationalResources/writers-education.htm# -- educational resources for writers
To honor the 200th anniversary of arguably the most well-known and beloved holiday poem, and to celebrate National Poetry month and National Library Week, click the link below to take the “A Visit from Saint Nicholas” trivia quiz and enter to win one of five copies of the book, an ornament, and a gift card. Contest ends at noon on Tuesday, April 25. Drawing is at 2pm; entrants need not be present to win. Winners will be notified by CF email.
Complete either the Virtual Scavenger Hunt OR visit the Ocala Campus Library/Building 3 to participate in person, and submit your findings/creations/photos to the CF Library.
12:30pm | Appleton Museum Art Activity | Learning Commons
2pm | Yoga in the LRC | Mindfulness Room #113
11:30am | Investing w/ Liz Minnerly | Instruction Lab #101K
12:30pm | Yoga in the LRC | Mindfulness Room #113
1:30pm | Citation Styles w/ Liz Minnerly | Instruction Lab #101K
Wednesday, April 26
12:30pm | Trivia Game hosted by James Meier | Learning Commons
Thursday, April 27
12:30pm | Survival Activity w/ Cynthia Moody | Learning Commons
Choose one of the three options below and, using only the words from that list of book titles, reorganize the words and create a poem. Submit your poem to the Library at email@example.com and you will be entered into the Library's 2023 Poetry Contest.
**Entries will be judged by CF Communications faculty between Friday, April 28 and Monday, May 1, and winners will be contacted the week of May 1.
Tibetan peach pie: A true account of an imaginative life
The unlikely hero of room 13B
How to meditate: A practical guide to making friends with your mind
One of us is lying
Blue is the warmest color
Parasyte: Silent invasion
What are you looking at? The surprising, shocking, and sometimes strange story of 150 years of modern art
The rough guide to Reggae: The definitive guide to Jamaican music, from Ska through Roots to Ragga
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
Life doesn’t frighten me
So long and thanks for all the fish
Soar: How boys learn, succeed, and develop character
The girl who married a lion and other tales from Africa
Summer of love: Art, fashion, and rock and roll
Fierce invalids home from hot climates
Blues up and down: Jazz in our time
A slap in the face: Why insults hurt – and why they shouldn’t
A history of ancient Egypt: From the great pyramid to the fall of the middle kingdom
Light fantastic: The art and design of stage lighting
Drowned city: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans
First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and observed in libraries across the country each April. All types of libraries - school, public, academic and special - participate. With the cooperation of ALA and with help from the Advertising Council, the first National Library Week was observed in 1958 with the theme "Wake Up and Read!"