A traditional Japanese haiku is a three-line poem with seventeen syllables, written in a 5/7/5 syllable count. Often focusing on images from nature, haiku emphasizes simplicity, intensity, and directness of expression.
Create a HAIKU while hiking, draw a picture, snap a photo and send it to the library, or drop it off to Miss Vicki in the Children’s Section to post on our website.
The Mitten Stop by the Children’s Library and pick up a craft bag from Miss Vicki. Watch the Online Storytime The Mitten a classic Ukrainian folktale retold and stunningly illustrated by Jan Brett. Then make your very own mitten, when you’re done take a picture and send it to us PBL@rcls.org so we can put it on our website. You can watch the Online Storytime by clicking the video below.
This program is designed to help children with their read aloud skills.Join us Monday Nov. 23, 2:00 – 3:00 pm in the Children’s Section. Must be registered in advance for your 15 minute time slot. One family in building per session, sanitization at the door, and masks required. Please call 744-5295 x 3 to register!
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Part two of our four part lecture series presented by Joseph Britto, Adjunct Assistant Professor SUNY Orange & Professor Emeritus SUNY New Paltz.
“This program is made possible by a Grant from Humanities New (HNY). HNY encourages critical thinking and cultural understanding in the public arena through grants, programs, networking and advocacy. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities”
Click the play button on the video below to watch the second installment of this four part lecture series. Don’t forget to check back next Saturday November 14th for Part 3: Disputes Within the Movements.