Books

Books

Ruth Siburt: Great read for youths fascinated with merfolk

Presently, my 6-year-old granddaughter is interested in merpeople. She is so interested, that together, we have made a pattern and are hoping to stitch a pair of fins for her male dress-up doll.

Ted Kooser: An American Life in Poetry, Nov. 6, 2016

By Ted Kooser/U.S. Poet Laureate, 2004-06

Ask 'Mimi,' Nov. 6, 2016

Was one of Brian Sullivan's paintings made into a jigsaw puzzle?

Library events, Nov. 6-13, 2016

Champaign Public Library

Main library, 200 W. Green St.

Douglass Branch, 504 E. Grove St.

C-U haiku, Nov. 6, 2016

By Jim O’Brien, Ann Hart and Will Reger

Homer Lake in fall,

I kneel, gather turning leaves,

hold fire in my hands.

— Lynne Proctor Sancken, Tolono

Submissions may be made to cupoetry@gmail.com with C-U haiku in the subject line. Include your name and city, which will be published with your haiku. Submissions may be edited.

That's entertainment: Spotlighting events throughout the area

Music scene

CU Bands and Fans fundraiser

CU Bands and Fans will have its fourth annual celebration/fundraiser from 5 p.m. to around midnight next Sunday at City Center, 505 S. Chestnut St., C.

Ted Kooser: An American Life in Poetry, Oct. 30, 2016

By Ted Kooser/U.S. Poet Laureate, 2004-06

Patricia Hruby Powell: Take a wild ride with Buffalo Bill

Buffalo Bill, born in Iowa as William Frederick Cody in the mid-1800s, was a showman who would create the perceptions that persist today as the American West.

Library events, Oct. 30-Nov. 6, 2016

Champaign Public Library

Main library, 200 W. Green St.

Douglass Branch, 504 E. Grove St.

At 3 p.m. Monday at the main library, teens are invited to get their spook on with frightful activities and snacks at Hallowteen, part of the Teens @ the Library series that's offered every Monday through Thursday after school.

C-U haiku, Oct. 30, 2016

By Jim O’Brien, Ann Hart and Will Reger

A gold lollipop,

Falls into the open mouth,

of darkness and night

— Anya Troyer, Savoy

Submissions may be made to cupoetry@gmail.com with C-U haiku in the subject line. Include your name and city, which will be published with your haiku. Submissions may be edited.