UPCOMING EVENTS at the KONA LIBRARIES

April 2017

April 1st Patrick Ball
Kailua Kona Library
10:30AM to 11:15 AM
Internationally renowned Celtic Harpist and Storyteller

April 4th Play & Play: Melting
Aloha Teen Theater
Kailua Kona Library
5:30PM to 6:30PM
Young people ages 10 to 19 years old are invited to
participate in “Play & Play”, an opportunity to see a play,
and then play theatre games with the cast! Engela Edwards,
award-winning actor, playwright, and director of Aloha Teen
Theatre will be directing the play “Melting” by Eddie Zipperer,
performed by members of Aloha Teen Theatre, at the Kailua
Kona Public Library. Aloha Teen Theatre is a free program
that teaches leadership through performance.


April 6th Preschool Story Time
Kailua Kona Library
9:30AM to 10:30AM
Children 2-5 Years Old and adult caregiver are invited for
stories and learning activities to promote early literacy.


April 8th F.O.L.K. Book Sale
Kailua Kona Library Lanai
9:00AM to 1:00PM

April 8th Meditative Artwork
Kealakekua Library
First Saturday of each month
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Stressless Coloring


April 11th No Strings Attached: Learn a Song & Dance
Aloha Teen Theater
Kailua Kona Library
5:30PM to 6:30PM
Young people ages 6 to 19 years old are invited to learn a
song and dance from “No Strings Attached”, an upcoming
play based on “Pinocchio”, a book by Patrick Rainville Dorn.
Music and lyrics for the upcoming play are by Bill Francouer,
and the play is being directed by Engela Edwards.


April 12th Children’s Poetry Workshop
Kailua Kona Library
3:00PM to 4:00PM
Draw out your inner poet with mixed media and share your
Work. Light refreshments will be served Suitable for ages
7-12 and must be accompanied b an adult caregiver. Limited
to the first 20 children. Reserve online at www.librarieshawaii.org
or reserve at the library 15 minutes before workshop begins.


April 13th Preschool Story Time
Kailua Kona Library
9:30AM to 10 :30AM
Children 2-5 Years Old and adult caregiver are invited for
stories and learning activities to promote early literacy.


April 13th Kahua Waiwai Financial Workshop
Kailua Kona Library
1:00PM to 4:00PM
Learn how to create a spending plan, start a savings plan,
build credit, and apply for job & employment benefits! May
qualify for up to $2,000 in match savings for a financial goal.
Registration is required.

April 15th Travel Conversation Circle
Kailua Kona Library
10:00AM to 12:00PM
Friendly and spirited conversation about recent travel
experiences, new travel planning ideas, favorite itineraries
and destinations, new travel books, and tools to use the
internet to enhance your travel experience.


April 15th Kona Literacy Center
Kailua Kona Library
Time to be announced


April 18th F.O.L.K. Book Club
Kailua Kona Library Lanai
“Death Comes to the Fair” by Catherine Lloyd
11:00AM to 12:00PM
Author will be attending.


April 18th History of Peace Corps Training on the
Big Island
Kailua Kona Library
5:30PM to 6:30PM
A film made from over 1,000 donated slides/photos from
former Peace Corps Volunteers and staff who trained on
the Big Island from 1962 to 1971 when training was moved
overseas.  One hundred and twenty-five different programs
trained in Hawaii.  One of the most memorable sites was
Waipio Valley, which really served as a transitional site very
suited for the purpose.


April 19th Animated Film Moana
Kealakekua Library
4:45PM to 6:30PM


April 20th Preschool Story Time
Kailua Kona Library
9:30AM to 10:30AM
Children 2-5 Years Old and adult caregiver are invited for
stories and learning activities to promote early literacy.


April 22nd Ed Fenzl
Community Seed Library
Kailua Kona Library
10:00AM to 11:00AM
Basics of beekeeping, bee decline crisis and how to
support a ‘revival’ of much needed pollinators. Ed will exhibit
and demonstrate three natural beehives constructed primarily
with recycled wood.


April 22nd Solar Energy
Kailua Kona Library
3:30PM to 4:30PM
Elaine Johnson from Solar City will speak at the Kailua Kona
Library on Earth Day. She will explain how to go solar with clean,
affordable solar panels for your home. See how energy
independence enables you to save money and help the
environment.


April 25th Money Smart
Kailua Kona Library
5:30PM to 6:30PM
Ed Hickey explains how to improve credit and reduce debt.


April 26th Children’s Poetry Workshop
Kailua Kona Library
3:00PM to 4:00PM
Draw out your inner poet with mixed media and share your
Work. Light refreshments will be served Suitable for ages
7-12 and must be accompanied b an adult caregiver. Limited
to the first 20 children. Reserve online at www.librarieshawaii.org
or reserve at the library 15 minutes before workshop begins.

April 29th Lava Pouring into the Sea
Kailua Kona Library
3:30PM to 4:30PM
Katryn Wiese, Professor of Geology and Oceanography will
discuss a variety of elements of the Kilauean eruptions such as
sources, patterns, history, hazards and environmental impacts.