UPCOMING EVENTS AT THE KONA LIBRARIES

June 2018

After School Storytime
June 25th 4:00PM to 4:30PM
Kealakekua
We invite children ages 6-9 and their caregivers to join us for
After School Storytime. Storytime promotes brain development
through increased knowledge, vocabulary, imagination, and
concentration.

Brian Nakasone and Kathy
June 26th 5:30PM to 6:30PM
Kailua Kona
Guitar and Cello. Music from the Heart

Musical Olympics
June 27th 3:00PM to 4:00PM
Kailua Kona
Children in grades K-5 will be divided into teams and earn
points playing musical games. Small prizes will be awarded
based on final team ranking. Program is limited to the first 20
participants. RSVP required. Children must be accompanied by a
parent or adult caregiver.

Rockin’ Movie Wednesday
June 27th @ 5:30PM
Kealakekua
Mamma Mia with Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan

Hula with Kapuna Ford
June 30th 10:00AM to 11:00AM
Kailua Kona
Libraries Rock during the 2018 Summer Reading Program.
Children in grades K through 5 can learn hula with Kapuna Ford
and her ‘ohana of musicians and hula dancers. Participants will
learn to hula, sing the mele and learn the significance of hula in
Hawaiian culture. Limited to first 20 participants. RSVP
required. Children must be accompanied by adult caregiver.


July 2018

Every Monday All Day
Puzzle Day at the Kealakekua Library

Every Wednesday All Day
Loco LEGO Day at the Kealakekua Library

Preschool Story Time
July 2nd, July 16th 11:00AM to 11:30AM
Kealakekua
Children ages 2-5 and their caregivers. Promote early literacy
and brain development.

Toilet Paper Roll Craft
July 3rd, July 10th 3:00PM to 4:00PM
Kealakekua
Learn how to use an everyday material to create instead of
throwing away.

Family Movie Night
July 3rd 4:30PM to 6:30PM
Kailua Kona
Sing rated PG animated
A Koala impresario stages a gala singing competition. Light
refreshments will be provided until supplies run out. Participants
are welcome to bring pillows, dry snacks, as well as personal
beverages in closed containers.

Independence Day
July 4th Libraries Closed

Meditative Artwork
July 6th 3:00PM – 5:00PM
Kealakekua
Can you remember the sense of peace and enjoyment you felt
while coloring as a child? Use colored pencils or gel pens to
create a meditative state.  Repetitive motions such as coloring
(or running, walking, dancing) can help strengthen your focus and
easily shift your attention back to a relaxed state. Stressful
thoughts and future worries can be simply pushed aside as you
take time to enjoy the present.

Community Seed Library
July 7th 10:00AM to 11:00AM
Kailua Kona
Starting from Seed
The Seed Sisters will share their experiences growing plants
from the Community Seed Library, how to save seeds and return
them to the CSL as well as sharing samples of their plants and
recipes from their kitchens.

After School Story Time
July 9th, July 23rd 4:00PM to 4:30PM
Kealakekua
Children ages 6-9 with adult caregiver.
Promote brain development through increased knowledge,
vocabulary, and concentration.
Ukulele Mele
Uncle Bobo Tadayoyon and friends
July 10th 5:30PM to 6:30PM
Kailua Kona
Bring your ukulele and sing along.

Rockin’ Movie Wednesdays
July 11th 1:00PM to 3:00PM
Kealakekua
Hairspray rated PG with John Travolta and Michelle Pfeiffer
Popcorn will be served and beverages in closed containers are
allowed.

Drawn to Music: A Marriage of Art & Music
Children K-5
July 11th 3:00PM to 4:00PM
Kailua Kona
How does music influence our creativity, and how does this
influence translate to the canvas? Participants will be given art
supplies to create a poster while listening to a select playlist of
age-appropriate songs. Limited to 20 participants, first-come,
first-served.

A Life in Music with Lee Eisenstein
July 11th 5:00PM to 5:45PM
Kealakekua
Renowned guitarist and Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner Lee
Eisenstein will discuss his life in music and perform various
songs. Lee has been a featured artist at various local, national,
and international music festivals.

NO BOOK SALE IN JULY

F.O.L.K. Book Club
July 17th 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Kailua Kona Library Lanai
The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict

Rockin’ Movie Wednesday
July 18th 5:30PM to 6:45PM
Kealakekua
Searching for Sugarman (PG13)
This critically acclaimed documentary is about the rock star who
faded into obscurity in the 1970s, Sixto Rodriguez. This award-
winning film won an Academy Award for Best Documentary.
Popcorn will be served and beverages in closed containers are
allowed.

Mr. Kneel
July 18th 3:00PM to 4:00PM
Kailua Kona Library
Mr. Kneel brings his music making fun to children from
Kindergarten through 5th grade. Mr. Kneel teaches hip-hop
music, beat-boxing and interactive games. Children must be
accompanied by a parent or an adult caregiver.

Living a Healthy Lifestyle with Diabetes
July 21st 10:00AM to 11:00AM
Kailua Kona Library


A workshop for adults of all ages who have type 2 diabetes, pre-
diabetes, or who live with someone that does.
Led by trained counselor Jelena Skopinceva, the workshop
focuses on helping you feel better, have more control, and do the
things you want to do.

E Kokua Mai, Ala Kahakai
July 24th 5:30PM to 6:30PM
Kailua Kona
The Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail is a 175-mile trail
corridor of ancient and historic coastal routes. Come and learn
about the trail ʻohana and upcoming hikes led by the Ala Kahakai
Trail Association!

Rockin” Movie Wednesday
July 25th 1:00PM to 2:30PM
Kealakekua
Disney’s The Little Mermaid (PG)
Popcorn will be served and beverages in closed containers are
allowed.

Kona Natural Resource Concerns
With Jeff Knowles
July 25th 5:30PM to 6:30PM
Kealakekua
Be aware of our fragile environment. Learn about overcoming
challenges and keeping Kona green.