Credits

Library Haiku

Many thanks to all of the

talented library-loving poets!

Voters chose the top three:

So much to explore,
Hours and hours the time passes,
Pay meter once more.
Crista DeBenedictis

Libraries hold gifts
That are food for mind and heart.
Come, browse and partake!

Sister Bernice King

Children’s story time
A quiet place to gather
Where is bathroom key?

Maria DiMaggio

And they’re all winners:

Haikus are easy
but sometimes they don’t make sense
library cat-fish

Miriam Etingof


SAT time soon…
Students are panicking. Why?
They are well-prepared.

Roosevelt Strange

In the children’s room
We pored over apartments
And found our new home.

Ilana Morrison


Reading a book is
Like an adventure in space
or a baseball game.

Brady Mullin

Library time is
Quiet and fun when shared with
A friend and my mom

Holly Mullin

Library time is
over the best with your mom
and a good book too

Holly Mullin

Waltham Library
Has the vastest selection
Of books to enjoy!

Nicholas Simmons

My library is great –
Won’t have to buy any books
For 10 to 12 years!

Ilana Morrison

From behind the desk
We meet all sorts of people
And give our service

Nancy


Wander through stacked books
Surrender to their knowledge
Inspired to read!

Alissa Walters


At the library,
notice the eager youngsters.
Spell-bound with their books.

Sister Bernice King

Libraries hold gifts
that are food for mind and heart.
Come, browse and partake!

Sister Bernice King


The library shelves
offer latest releases.
Books worth checking out!

Sister Bernice King

In peaceful quiet
the Library Reading Room
Soothes the weary heart.

Sister Bernice King


The library wins!
Offers versatile programs.
Prize for the city.

Sister Bernice King


Library Haiku?
Bragging rights and a gift card?
No prizes are needed.

Kurt


Wonderful building
Old OPAC old web presence
Long for Evergreen

Graeme Williams


Main Street Mansion trip
secret stairs descending
Dad’s books back on time

Maureen King


“Hunger Games”? - all out
So very many copies
Best reserved online

Maria DiMaggio


Library Programs
keep my heart and feet dancing.
Quietly, of course!

Sister Bernice King


The library holds
the Audio-Visual -
“Cinema Showcase.”

Sister Bernice King


Libraries display
windows to artful knowledge.
Behold the beauty!

Sister Bernice King


Library books wait
for the young and old to choose.
Pictures and words speak!

Sister Bernice King


Children’s story time
A quiet place to gather
Where is bathroom key?

Maria DiMaggio


Library friends meet
to join in celebration-
Haiku and snapshots!

Sister Bernice King


Ahab, Heathcliff, Jane—
Immortality sublime
at the library

Sheila Neylon

Stories lead us on
City of Watches our home
World of wonder, books

Greg Kee

In the library
you can get lost in the stacks.
Cover up with books!

Sister Bernice King

Librarians smile
and fulfill each daily task.
Ready to help all.

Sister Bernice King


Road trip to Philly
Audiobooks and guidebooks?
Waltham can provide

Rachel Viscomi

I love story time
Sitting and reading is fun
It is so fun, yes.

Angela Viscomi Solet

At the library
Looking at all of the books
Which one shall I choose?

Celia Viscomi Solet

So much to explore,
Hours and hours the time passes,
Pay meter once more.

Crista DeBenedictis

My name is Mary.
Do you like your own name now?
If not change it now.

Mary Vallely

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