UPCOMING EVENTS AT THE KONA LIBRARIES

January 2019

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 1st
Kailua Kona and Kealakekua Libraries Closed for New Years

Incredibles 2 Movie Matinee
Kealakekua
January 2nd 2:00PM-4:00PM
Everyone’s favorite super hero family is back. (Rated PG)

Preschool Storytime
January 3rd, January 10th, January 17th 9:30AM-10:00AM
Kailua Kona
Children ages 2-5 accompanied by an adult caregiver.
Promotes brain development through knowledge, vocabulary,
imagination and concentration.

Community Seed Library
Worm Composting with Leona Kassel & Chris Pascual
January 5th 10AM to 11:00AM
Kailua Kona
Come and appreciate how composting worms can transform
food waste into a highly nutritious soil amendment.

Preschool Storytime
January 7th 11:00AM
Kealakekua
In lieu of story time this month, come pick up a story time
packet at the circulation desk. Children ages 2-5. Promotes
brain development through knowledge, vocabulary,
imagination and concentration.

Kiko Johnston Kitazawa
Wa’akaulua double Hull Canoe
January 8th 5:00PM-6:30PM
Kailua Kona
Come see the canoe and hear Talk story about the voyages
of the Polynesians to Hawaii.

Crazy Rich Asians Movie Event
January 9th 2:00PM-4:00PM
Kealakekua
Rated PG13. Set in Singapore with jealous socialites, quirky
relatives and a disapproving mother.

F.O.L.K. Lanai Book Sale
January 12th 9:00AM-12:00PM
Kailua Kona
New closing time.

F.O.L.K. Book Cub
January 15th 11:00AM-12:00PM
Kailua Kona
Checking You Out by Peter Chaput
Author will be in attendance.

Family Movie Night
January 15th 4:00PM-6:00PM
Kailua Kona
Smallfoot (Rated PG). Light snacks until supplies run out.
Participants may bring dry snacks and beverages in closed
containers. Children must be accompanied by an adult
caregiver.

Hotel Transylvania 3
January 16th 2:00PM-4:00PM
Kealakekua
Join our favorite monster family as they embark on a
vacation on a luxury monster cruise ship (Rated PG)

DIY Beaded Earrings
January 16th 5:30PM-6:30PM
Kealakekua
Back by popular demand! Make your own set of beautifully
beaded earrings! This one-hour program is suited for adults
and is limited to the first 5 patrons. This one-hour program is
suitable for teens and adults and is limited to the first 5
patrons. All materials will be provided. RSVP required.

Basic Aerodynamics
January 17th 3:30PM-4:30PM
Kealakekua
Learn about lift, weight, thrust, and more with practical
experiments! This program is suitable for ages 7 to 107.
Children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.
All materials will be provided.

Create a Winning Resume
January 19th 10:00AM-11:00AM
Kailua Kona
Looking for a new job soon, or just wanting to update your
current resume? The first in a series of free Adulting 101
programs for ages 15-99. Learn about the basics in resume
creation such as formatting, descriptive word choice, and the
importance of references, as well as customized content and
cover letters.

Sight Word Bingo for Books
January 19th 2:00PM-3:00PM
Kailua Kona
Two rounds played (max participants 20 each) for
Kindergarten-1st Grade and 2nd-3rd Grade. Winners can
choose a new Scholastic Book and all participants will have a
chance to win a bowling package at KBXtreme

January 21st Kealakekua Library Closed
Martin Luther King Day

January 22nd Kailua Kona Library Closed
Martin Luther King Day

Mamma Mia 2 Here We Go Again Movie Matinee
January 23rd 2:00PM-4:00PM
Kealakekua
Sophie has dreams of renovating a tavern while reuniting
with her mother's old friends and boyfriends on the Greek
island of Kalokairi. Free popcorn will be served and
beverages in closed containers are permitted. Rated PG13.

Magic Show with Cody Landstrom
January 23rd 5:30PM-6:30PM
Kealakekua
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!

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