UPCOMING EVENTS AT THE KONA LIBRARIES
Every Monday All Day
Puzzle Day at the Kealakekua Library
Every Wednesday All Day
Loco LEGO Day at the Kealakekua Library
Every Friday 3:30PM
Wii Fridays at the Kealakekua Library
Suitable for ages 10 and up. Children must be accompanied by an
Nene Readers Challenge
Beginning August 1st
Children in 4th-6th grades. Read and review Nene Award-
nominated books to earn a chance for prizes.
Movie Night: Akeelah and the Bee
August 1st 4:00PM to 5:45PM
A girl from South LA strives to make it to the National Spelling
Bee. Free popcorn is provided.
Preschool Story Time
August 2nd, 9th and 16th
9:30AM to 10:00AM
Children 2-5 years old. Stories and learning activities to promote
early literacy skills. Special guests:
Mr. Kneel on August 9th
Lori Richmond, children’s book author, on August 16th
Aug 3rd 1:00PM – 2:00PM
Help focus on stillness and concentration of the breath. An outlet
to meditate while physically doing something. Suitable for most
age groups but it is a quiet activity. Children must be
accompanied by an adult caregiver.
Community Seed Library
August 4th 10:00AM to 11:00AM
Growing Medicinals with Momi Subiono
Momi Subiono has been growing native Hawaiian medicinals for
many years. She has experience creating tinctures, salves and
many healing remedies from the plants she’s grown. She will
share her knowledge of creating sustainable systems through
medicinal and edible landscapes and share samples of her plants
along with stories about their uses in healing and healthful living.
August 6th and 20th 11:00AM to 11:30AM
Children ages 2-5 and caregivers. Promotes early literacy and
Basic Tech: Email and Facebook
August 7th 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Create an email and perform basic functions as well as how to
create and use a Facebook account.
Movie Night: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
August 8th 4:00PM to 5:45PM
Rated PG13. Based on the popular novel, movie stars Emma
Watson and Logan Lerman. Free popcorn while supplies last.
Bookbinding Series: Make Your Own Pamphlet Journal
August 9th 3:30PM to 4:30PM
Ages 12 and up. Limited to first 8 patrons. Children must be
accompanied by an adult caregiver. All materials will be
provided. RSVP required online or call the library at 323-7585
Woodsong Performance with Chris Yeaton
August 11th 3:30PM to 4:30PM
Local musician Chris Yeaton will perform slack key guitar songs.
After School Storytime
August 13th 4:00PM to 4:30PM
Ages 6-9 and their caregivers. Promote brain development
through increased knowledge, vocabulary, imagination, and
Movie Night: Diary of a Wimpy Kid the Long Haul
August 15th 4:00PM to 5:45PM
A crazy road trip adventure. Free popcorn while supplies last.
FOLK Book Sale
August 18th 9:00AM to 1:00PM
Kailua Kona Library Lanai
Extensive collection of Sewing/Quilting books available
FOLK Book Club
August 21st 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Kailua Kona Library Lanai
The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson
Basic Tech: Smartphones
August 21st 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Downloading apps, taking photos and videos, setting up email,
and basic customization.
Newbery Quiz Bowl Team Kick-Off Meeting
August 21st 5:00PM to 6:00PM
Annual reading competition for students in 4th-7th grades. Bowl
team members will represent their school or library in the
competition. Team members are expected to read selected
Newbery Award-winning books and have a comprehensive
understanding of what they read.
Movie Night: October Sky
August 22nd 4:00PM to 5:45PM
Based on a true story of a boy who builds rockets with the
support of his teacher. Stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Laura Dern.
Celebrate science and going back to school. Free Popcorn while
Book & Bricks: LEGO at the Library
August 25th 10:00AM to 11:00AM
Ages 4-11. Listen to a story about creativity then make your own
LEGO creation. Share its story and see it displayed all month in
Harry Potter 20th Anniversary YA Celebration
August 25th 10:00AM to 3:00PM
Breakout challenge for teens in grades 6-8. Solve the clues
within a limited amount of time to breakout and win a special
Harry Potter prize! Participation is limited to 16 teens in four
groups of four. Call the library at 327-4327 to make a
Harry Potter Movie Night
August 28th 4:00PM to 6:30PM
Wizards and witches are encouraged to wear their robes. Light
refreshments provided while supplies last.
Dry snacks and beverages in closed containers are allowed.
Children 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.
Movie Night: Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone
August 29th 2:00PM to 4:00PM
First movie of the epic series. Free Popcorn while supplies last.
Magic The Gathering
August 29th 5:00PM to 6:00PM
Hosted by 4Pillars Hobby Shop. Cards, gaming, free snacks and
prizes. All ages welcome. Children must by accompanied by an