UPCOMING EVENTS AT THE KONA LIBRARIES

Nene Readers Challenge
Kailua Kona
Read and review book nominees to earn gift certificates and
a ticket to the voting party.

Every Monday All Day
Puzzle Day at the Kealakekua Library

Every Wednesday All Day
Loco LEGO Day at the Kealakekua Library

January 2019

Travel Conversation Circle
January 26th 10:00AM-12:00PM
Kailua Kona
Join our monthly two-hour travel conversation circle to talk
about our recent trips, exciting destinations (even places to
avoid), latest internet travel resources as well as an eclectic
collection of travel research tips, and what’s new in the
library in the travel related sections.  Share travel ideas and
get questions answered by those who've gone there before.  

Magic Show with Cody Landstrom
January 26th 1:00PM-2:00PM
Kailua Kona
Join us for a FREE interactive magic show with guest
performer Cody Landstrom! Magic for all ages! Featuring
sleight of hand, juggling, cowboy rope tricks, a balancing act,
audience participation, and tons of laughter and fun!

Michaela Lehuanani Larson
January 26th 3:00PM-4:00PM
Kailua Kona
Talk Story - Lessons & stories learned & shared by ohana
(family), na kupuna (elders) & na kumu (teacher).

Snow Experiment
January 29th 3:30PM-4:30PM
Kealakekua
It doesn’t just snow on Mauna Kea, it snows in the library
too! Make your own snow in this science experiment!

Christopher Robin Movie Matinee
January 30th 2:00PM-4:00PM
Kealakekua
Christopher Robin -- now a family man living in London --
receives a surprise visit from his old childhood pal, Winnie the
Pooh. Rated PG

February 2019

February 1-28th
Teen Picks Book Recommendations
Kailua Kona
Write your recommendation about a book from Kailua-Kona
Public Library that you are reading now. Your submitted
book recommendation form is your entry in the drawing to
win a $25. Regal Theater gift card! The forms are available
in the Young Adult section of the library. This program runs
from Feb. 1-28, 2019, and only teens in grades 6-12 may
participate.

February 2nd 3:00PM-4:00PM
Paper Fortune Cookie Craft
Kailua Kona
Children ages 7 and up are invited to come to the Children’s
Section to create easy paper fortune cookies to share with
friends and family. Customize your own fortunes: make them
fun, make them silly, make them kind, or even make them
themed for Valentine’s Day, coming up on Thursday,
February 14th!

February 2nd 10AM to 11:30AM
Community Seed Library
Pruning Trees and Shrubs with Diana Duff
Kailua Kona
Participants will learn about the best pruning tools and how
to use them.
Diana will cover what to prune, when to prune, and ways to
prune to improve your garden’s health and appearance.

February 4th
Preschool Storytime Packet
Kealakekua
In lieu of story time this month, come pick up a Storytime
packet at the circulation desk.
Storytime promotes early literacy and brain development
through increased knowledge, vocabulary, imagination, and
concentration.

February 5th
Kealakekua and Kailua Kona Libraries Closed

February 6th 2:00PM-3:30PM
Lady and the Tramp Movie Matinee
Kealakekua
Disney animated movie rated G. Free popcorn will be served
and beverages in closed containers are permitted.

February 6th 3:30PM-5:30PM
Block Printing: Valentine’s Day Cards
Kealakekua
This program is suitable for teens+ and is limited to the first 6
patrons. All materials will be provided. Reservation is
required.

February 7th, 14th, 21st  9:30AM-10:00AM
Preschool Storytime
Kailua Kona
Children (2 to 5 years old) and their adult caregivers.

February 8th 3:30PM-4:30PM
Leathercraft 1: Key Fob
Kealakekua
In this first class, you will learn about tooling, stamping, and
staining, and will walk away with this simple key fob. This 1-
hour program is suitable for ages 12+ and is limited to the
first 12 patrons. All materials will be provided. Reservation is
required.

February 9th 9:00AM-12:00PM
F.O.L.K. Lanai Book Sale
Kailua Kona

February 9th 3:00PM-4:00PM
American Roots Concert
Kailua Kona
Songwriters Woody Plaut and Stephen Cline accompanied by
their friends for an afternoon of music.

February 12th 5:30PM-6:30PM
Cella Bella Quartet
Kailua Kona
A romantic repertoire for Valentine’s Day Music Celebration

February 13th, 20th, and 27th 10:00AM-11:00AM
Play with Me
Kailua Kona
Play with Me is a series of parent-and-child interactive
playgroups designed for infants and toddlers. Each session is
an hour long, with infant-toddler specialists there to support
and guide parents as they engage in activities designed for
this age group.

February 13th 2:00PM-4:00PM
Princess Bride Movie Matinee
Kealakekua
A fairy tale adventure about a beautiful young woman and
her one true love who must battle the evils of the mythical
kingdom of Florin to be reunited with each other. Rated PG.
Free popcorn.

February 16th
Kailua Kona Library Closed
Presidents Day

February 18th
Kealakekua Library Closed
President’s Day

February 19th 10:00AM
F.O.L.K. Annual Meeting
Kailua Kona

February 19th 11:00AM-12:00PM
F.O.L.K. Book Club
Kailua Kona
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

February 19th 12:30PM-1:00PM
February 23rd 2:00PM-2:30PM
Tech Talk: NewsGuard
Kailua Kona
NewsGuard displays its ratings next to links on search
engines and social media feeds. By installing the extension
onto hundreds of computers at its 51 branches, the library is
giving patrons more context for the news they encounter
online and helping them build critical news literacy skills.

February 20th 2:00PM-4:30PM
Notting Hill Movie Matinee
Kealakekua
As an average bloke and glamorous movie star draw closer
and closer together, they struggle to reconcile their radically
different lifestyles in the name of love. This film is Rated PG-
13. Free popcorn.

February 22nd 3:30PM-4:30PM
Origami Boxes
Kealakekua
Suitable for teens+ and is limited to the first 8 patrons. All
materials will be provided. Reservation is required.

February 23rd 10:00AM-12:00PM
Travel Conversation Circle
Kailua Kona
Join our monthly two-hour travel conversation circle to talk
about our recent trips, exciting destinations (even places to
avoid), latest internet travel resources as well as an eclectic
collection of travel research tips, and what’s new in the
library in the travel related sections.  Share travel ideas and
get questions answered by those who've gone there before.  

February 26th 5:30PM-6:30PM
Aloha Teen Theatre Performance
Kailua Kona
Legally Blonde the Musical Jr.
Sneak preview of the production and learn the dance moves
from cast members. Suitable for teens in grades 6-12.

February 27th 2:00PM-3:30PM
Casablanca Movie Matinee
Kealakekua
Classic love tale with Humphrey Bogart. Rated PG. Free
popcorn.