UPCOMING EVENTS at the KONA LIBRARIES

February 2017

February 1, 9, and 16th Preschool Story Time
Kailua Kona Library
9:30AM to 10:30AM
Stories and Learning Activities Children Ages 2-5 & Adult Caregiver

February 4th Medicare 101
Kailua Kona Library
A presentation workshop by Ed Hickey with the AARP Hawaii Volunteer Speaker’s
Bureau on Medicare health benefits.

February 4th Meditative Artwork
Kealakekua Library
First Saturday of each month
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Stressless Coloring

February 11th F.O.L.K. Book Sale
Kailua Kona Library Lanai
9:00AM to 1:00PM

February 14th Valentine’s Day Craft
Kealakekua Library
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Ages 15 and Older

February 14th Good Gamer Day
Kailua Kona Library
3:30PM to 5:00PM
Entertaining and educational games. Limited to first 20 children (ages 6-11).
Children must be accompanied by adult caregiver.

February 21st F.O.L.K. Book Club
Kailua Kona Library Lanai
“The Sympathizer” by Viet Thanh Nguyen
11:00AM to 12:00PM

February 22nd OverDrive Demo
Kailua Kona Library
2:00PM

February 22nd Ronald McDonald
Kailua Kona Library
3:00PM to 4:00PM

February 22nd Beekeeping & Building Natural Hives
Kealakekua Library
5:15PM to 6:30PM
Basics of Beekeeping with Ed Fenzl

February 23rd Zinio Demo
Kailua Kona Library
2:00PM

February 24th Mango Languages Demo
Kailua Kona Library
2:00PM

February 25th 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.

February 25th John Keawe Concert
Kailua Kona Library
2:00PM to 3:00PM

February 28th OneClick Digital Demo
Kailua Kona Library
2:00PM to 3:00PM

February 28th Ku’ulei Keakealani
Kailua Kona Library
4:30PM to 5:30PM
Stories of North Kona

March 2017

March 1st New HSPLS Website Demo
Kailua Kona Library
2:00PM to 2:30PM
Browse the Hawaii State Public Library System’s collection,
download books to your device, and much more on the
newly designed HSPLS website.

March 2, 9, and 16th Preschool Story Time
Kailua Kona Library
9:30AM to 10:30AM
Stories and Learning Activities Children Ages 2-5 & Adult
Caregiver

March 2nd HSPLS App Demo
Kailua Kona Library
2:00PM to 2:30PM
This free App can be downloaded for your Android and
Apple devices. See a short demo.

March 4th Fantastic Fish
Kailua Kona Library
10:00AM to 11:00AM
Mr. Jeffrey Hill will host a discussion about Hawaiian reef
fish, why they look the way they do, and how to portray
them in art. Participants will paint a butterfly fish model
made from papier-mâché using brushes and water-based
paint. Program is suitable for ages 7 to 11.

March 4th Meditative Artwork
Kealakekua Library
First Saturday of each month
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Stressless Coloring

March 7th Painted Trees of Hawaii
With Kelly Dunn
Kailua Kona Library
5:30PM-6:30PM
Kelly Dunn of The Painted Trees of Hawaii Foundation will
present a one-hour program (suitable for all ages) about the
natural beauty and preservation of the Eucalyptus Deglupta
tree and will display his collection of photo art images.

March 11th F.O.L.K. Book Sale
Kailua Kona Library Lanai
9:00AM to 1:00PM

March 11th Nene Readers Voting Party
Kailua Kona Library
3:00PM
Children’s Book Club

March 14th Life of Amy Greenwell and
Botanical Garden Update
With Maile Melrose
Kailua Kona Library
4:00PM to 5:00PM

March 18th Canoe Plant Food and Medicine
Community Seed Library
Kailua Kona Library
10:00AM to 11:00AM
Hawaiian heritage plants brought by the early Polynesian
settlers to the islands as sources of food and medicine are
legacy plants with culinary and healing uses today. Slide
show, free tasting, and recipe sharing at the Library.

March 21st F.O.L.K. Book Club
Kailua Kona Library Lanai
“Euphoria” by Lily King
11:00AM to 12:00PM

March 21st Astrobash
Kailua Kona Library
4:30PM to 6:30PM

March 25th Travel Conversation Club
Kailua Kona Library
10:00AM to 12:00PM
An opportunity to share travel experience and gain new
ideas, enjoy friendly conversation, share enjoyable
itineraries and destinations, favorite travel books, and
information about how to use the internet to enhance your
travel experience.

March 29th Painted Trees of Hawaii
With Kelly Dunn
Kealakekua Library
5:15PM-6:15PM
Kelly Dunn of The Painted Trees of Hawaii Foundation will
present a one-hour program (suitable for all ages) about the
natural beauty and preservation of the Eucalyptus Deglupta
tree and will display his collection of photo art images.