Books

Books

Library events, Nov. 13-20, 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, middle and high school students can attend How to Draw Anime in the Naruto Style.

Champaign makes Star Library List for eighth straight year

CHAMPAIGN — The Champaign Public Library maintained its place on the Library Journal's Star Library List for the eighth year in a row.

Champaign, which received three-star status out of five, is one of 19 Illinois libraries included on a list of 260 nationwide.

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.

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.

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.

Library events, Nov. 6-13, 2016

Champaign Public Library

Main library, 200 W. Green St.

Douglass Branch, 504 E. Grove St.

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?

Kelly Strom: Halloween frights, part II

Once again, I've pulled some frightening fiction to add a little atmosphere to our autumn evenings. I tend to be drawn to thrillers that place more emphasis on psychological terror, rather than vampires, werewolves and zombies. So in following those guidelines, I have a few unnerving novels that promise to bring on the chills:

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.