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Come and celebrate poetry day with us this month!

It's National Poetry Day on Friday August 25th and to celebrate we're creating our very own haiku hike.

Create your own haiku and be part of a trail of verse around the walls of the library. Entry forms are available at the desk at each library. And it's open to children and adults!
Each poem will be judged by New Zealand poet Sue Emms! 
Winners will be announced on National Poetry Day, Friday August 25th.

Come and join the fun!

Unsure what haiku is?
Haiku is a traditional form of Japanese poetry. Haiku poems consist of 3 lines. The first and last lines of a Haiku have 5 syllables and the middle line has 7 syllables. The lines rarely rhyme.