UPCOMING EVENTS AT THE KONA LIBRARIES


September 2018

Every Monday All Day
Puzzle Day at the Kealakekua Library

Every Wednesday All Day
Loco LEGO Day at the Kealakekua Library

First Friday of Every Month
Meditative Coloring
1:00PM -2:00PM
Kealakekua
It can help focus on stillness and concentration of the breath
when other types of meditation are unsuccessful. Coloring can
provide an outlet for you to meditate, while also physically doing
something.
This program is suitable for most age groups, though we kindly
ask to remember this is a quiet activity. Children must be
accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Kailua Kona Library Closed
For Labor Day
September 1st

Labor Day
September 3rd
Kealakekua Library Closed

Make Your Own Golden Snitch
September 4th 3:30PM-4:30PM
Kealakekua
In celebration of Harry Potter’s 20th Anniversary, this one-hour
program is suitable for ages 6 and up. Children must be
accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. All materials will
be provided.

Alzheimer’s & Dementias
September 4th 5:30PM-6:30PM
Kailua Kona
Explore the relationship between Alzheimer’s disease and
dementia; examine what happens in a brain affected by
Alzheimer’s; details the risk factors for and three general stages
of the disease; and identifies FDA-approved treatments available
to treat some symptoms.

Jeff Peterson Slack Key
September 5th 5:30PM-6:15PM
Kealakekua

Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets
September 5th 3:30PM-6:30PM
Kealakekua
Second film of the series. Harry, Ron, and Hermione continue
their education at Hogwarts, and encounter new adventures in
this film. Join us for this event, with free, freshly popped
popcorn.

Preschool Storytime
September 6th ,13th, and 20th  9:30AM-10:00AM
Kailua Kona
Children (2 to 5 years old) and their adult caregivers are invited
to join Ms. Jen the Children’s Librarian for stories and learning
activities that promote early literacy skills.

Remembrall Experiment
September 7th 3:30PM-4:30PM
Kealakekua
Make and hold a ball of swirling gas like Neville Longbottom's
Remembrall. Learn about states of matter by playing with dry ice
bubbles in this fun science experiment. Suitable for ages 8+.

Community Seed Library
September 8th 10:00AM to 11:00AM
Kailua Kona
Container Gardening
Merrilynn Drews and Diana Duff will present ways to maximize
garden space and deal with challenging growing environments.
Details on plants, soil, care and maintenance will be included.

Hogwarts Student Crafting Party
September 8th 12:00PM-1:00PM
Kailua Kona
Seek out your own golden snitch at our Quidditch Station! Stop
by our Owlery to pick up your very own Hedwig bookmark to
help you study for your O.W.L.s! After crafting, visit our
miniature Three Broomsticks Station for a refreshing cup of
butter beer! This program is suitable for Wizards, Witches, and
Muggles ages 6 and older.
Craft supplies and snacks will be available while supplies last
on a first-come, first-served basis. Children 5 years old &
younger must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

After School Storytime
September 10th and 24th 3:30PM-4:00PM
Kealakekua
Storytime promotes brain development through increased
knowledge, vocabulary, imagination, and concentration.
Program is suitable for ages 6-9. Children must be accompanied
by an adult caregiver.

Banned Books Week and Book Review Contest
September 11th – October 20, 2018
Kailua Kona
Celebrate Banned Books Week by reading a banned book! Open
to teens 13+ years old and all adults. Read one of 40 banned
books on display at Kailua-Kona Public Library. Write a brief
review of the book and be entered into a drawing for a $25 Kona
Stories gift certificate or a $10 FOLK book sale gift certificate,
four prizes in total to be awarded. See library staff for entry
forms. Winners will be announced October 23.

Rat Lung Disease Findings
September 11th 5:30PM-6:00PM

PROGRAM TO BE RECHEDULED
Kailua Kona
Dr. Susan Jarvi will come from UH. Hilo to talk about her recent
findings of the extent of rat lung disease and possible tests for it.

Make a Wizard’s Wand
September 11th 3:30PM-4:30PM
Kealakekua
Join us for the fun craft and pick your wand design. Then paint
your wand to be unique, just like you!
This one-hour program is suitable for ages 6 and up and is
limited to the first 20 patrons. Children must be accompanied by
a parent or adult caregiver. All materials will be provided.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
September 12th 4:00PM-6:30PM
Kealakekua
In this third installment of the Harry Potter series, there is a
growing concern about the escape of Sirius Black from Azkaban
prison. Join us for this event, with free, freshly popped popcorn.

Find the Sorcerer’s Stone Experiment
September 14th 3:30PM-4:30PM
Kealakekua
In this activity, you can break open your own rocks and see the
amazing geode’s inside!
This one-hour program is suitable for ages 6 and up and is
limited to the first 10 patrons. Children must be accompanied by
a parent or adult caregiver. All materials will be provided.
Program size is limited.

FOLK Book Sale
September 15th 9:00AM to 1:00PM
Kailua Kona Library Lanai

History and Preservation of Hawaiian Quilts
September 15th 2:00PM-3:00PM
Kailua Kona
With Karen Barry owner of Quilt Passions

Preschool Storytime
September 17th 11:00AM-11:30AM
Kealakekua
Storytime promotes early literacy and brain development through
increased knowledge, vocabulary, imagination, and
concentration. Children must be accompanied by an adult
caregiver.

FOLK Book Club
September 18th 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Kailua Kona Library Lanai
Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarity

Make Your Own Hogwarts House Bracelet
September 18th 3:30PM-4:30PM
Kealakekua
Show your Hogwarts pride and make a House bracelet! This one-
hour program is suitable for ages 7 and up. Children must be
accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. All materials will
be provided.

Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire
September 19th 4:00PM-6:00PM
Kealakekua
In the fourth movie of the Harry Potter series, Harry’s name is
drawn for the Triwizard Tournament between three wizarding
schools. He must compete for the Goblet of Fire through
dangerous challenges.

Bookbinding: Medieval Longstitch
September 20th 3:30PM -5:00PM
Kealakekua
Learn this versatile bookbinding method, which uses a
combination of chain stitch and longstitch to sew the sections of a
book directly onto the cover material. Shared tools and supplies
are provided. This 1.5 hour program is suitable for teens and
adults and is limited to the first 8 patrons.

Professor Snape’s Potions Experiment
September 21st 3:30PM-4:30PM
Kealakekua
This one-hour program is suitable for ages 7+ and is limited to
the first 12 patrons. Children must be accompanied by a parent or
adult caregiver. All materials will be provided.
Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix

Travel Conversation Circle
September 22nd 10:00AM-12:00PM
Kailua Kona
Kick off a new season of the NJABCTCC with your summer
travel reports.  Monthly two hour meetings of the Circle include
an eclectic collection of travel research tips, what’s new in the
library in the travel related sections, where we’ve been and
where we are going.

Sexual Assault Awareness
September 25th 5:30PM-6:30PM
Kailua Kona
Lorraine Davis, the Chief Operating Officer of the YWCA, will
talk about the myths surrounding sexual assault and the effects a
victim may encounter after the assault.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
September 26th 4:00PM-6:00PM
Kealakekua
Harry is in his fifth year at Hogwarts preparing a group of fellow
students to defend themselves against the growing evils in the
world.

Once Upon a Story Time
September 29, 2018 10:00AM-11:30AM
Kailua Kona
Fairy tale fans of all ages are welcome to attend our ‘Once Upon
a Story Time’ event, featuring the enchanting heroines of Big
Island Princess Parties! Join us for a royal affair, including photo
ops, iced tea time, and cupcakes while supplies last. Children
must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.