UPCOMING EVENTS at the KONA LIBRARIES

January 2017

January 3rd to January 31st Word Work with Boggle
Kailua Kona Library
Challenge yourself to discover words in a Boggle Chart,
and score as many points as possible!
Score 10 or more points to win a small prize while supplies last.
Come to the Children's Section to learn more and play.
The challenge begins on January 3, 2017, and ends January 31.
Activity is suitable for ages 4-11.
Children must be accompanied by a parent or an adult caregiver.


January 5, 12, and 19th Preschool Story Time
Kailua Kona Library
9:30AM to 10:30AM
Stories and Learning Activities Children Ages 1-5 & Adult Caregiver


January 7th Meditative Artwork
Kealakekua Library
First Saturday of each month
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Stressless Coloring


January 10th Coqui Frog Control
Kailua Kona Library
5:00PM to 6:00PM
An informational presentation by Edward “Butch” Porter on coqui control.

He has been working more than ten years on coqui prevention in Kona and
is developing a library of coqui calls in getting to know his enemy.


January 14th F.O.L.K. Book Sale
Kailua Kona Library Lanai
9:00AM to 1:00PM


January 18th Coqui Frog Combat
Kealakekua Library
5:30PM to 6:30PM
An informational presentation by Edward “Butch” Porter on coqui control.



January 21st Travel Conversation Club
Kailua Kona Library
10:00AM to 12:00PM
An opportunity to share travel experience and gain new ideas, enjoy friendly

conversation, sharing enjoyable itineraries and destinations, favorite travel
books, and information about how to use the Internet to enhance your travel
experience.


January 24th Annual Board Meeting
Kailua Kona Library
10:00AM to 11:00AM
Open board meeting for all members


January 24th F.O.L.K. Book Club
Kailua Kona Library Lanai
“The Three-Year Swim Club” by Julie Checkoway
11:30AM to 12:30PM
The story of a Hall of Fame swimming coach who dreamed of making Olympic

champions from the children of poverty-stricken, uneducated Japanese and
Philippine-American sugar cane cutters on the island of Maui. Local resident
Jerry Miki, a member of the team, will be in attendance.


January 28th Little Fire Ants
Hawaii Ant Lab
Kailua Kona Library
10:00AM to 11:00AM
Information and question and answer session on the treatment methods for

control of this highly invasive species.


January 28th Sophia Choi
Kealakekua Library
12:00PM to 1:00PM
Health benefits of Kim Chee recipes with free samples.


January 28th Steamy Jungle Program
Kailua Kona Library
1:00PM to 3:30PM
At 1:00PM see the film adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's classic “Jungle Book”

and watch Mowgli's dangerous encounter with the deadly python, Kaa.
At 3:00PM learn how to charm your own paper version of Kaa with the power

of static electricity. Program is suitable for ages 6-11. Children must be
accompanied by a parent or an adult caregiver.