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


March 2019

First Monday of the Month
Beading Bee
Beginning March 4th 3:00PM
Kealakekua
Get together with other beaders and jewelry makers to
create and discuss. Bring your own tools and projects and
bead away the afternoon.

March 2nd 10AM to 11:00AM
Community Seed Library
Caring for Orchids
Kailua Kona
The program will be presented by Phoenicia Zeller who is a
member of Orchid Growers of Hawai’i. The workshop will
focus on ways to keep your plants healthy so they can resist
insects and diseases, and ways to treat problems if they occur.

March 2nd 3:00PM-4:00PM
Orchid Origami
Kailua Kona
Learn the art of origami and create your own orchid in this
free class taught by Carol Zakahi, member of the Kona
Daifukuji Orchid Club.  All materials will be provided.

March 4th and March 18th
Preschool Storytime Packet
Kealakekua
In lieu of story time this month, come pick up a Storytime
packet at the circulation desk.
Storytime promotes early literacy and brain development
through increased knowledge, vocabulary, imagination, and
concentration.

March 6th 10:00AM-11:00AM
Play with Me
Kailua Kona
Each session is an hour long, with infant-toddler specialists
there to support and guide parents as they engage in
activities designed for this age group. Explore through
movement and play.

March 6th 2:00PM-4:00PM
Leave No Trace Movie Matinee
Kealakekua
Father and Daughter living a mysterious existence in an
Oregon nature preserve. Rated PG. Free popcorn will be
served and beverages in closed containers are permitted.

March 6th 4:30PM-5:30PM
Talk Story with Captain Kiko Johnston-Kitazawa
Kealakekua
Talk story on the voyages of the Polynesians to Hawaii and
see Captain Kiko’s Wa’akulua double hull canoe in person.

March 7th, 14th, and 21st 9:30AM-10:00AM
Preschool Story Time
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.

March 9th 9:00AM-12:00PM
F.O.L.K. Lanai Book Sale
Kailua Kona

March 12th 5:00PM-6:30PM
Family Board Game Night
Kailua Kona
Spend time together playing a classic board game, or learn
how to play a new game. We are offering 14 board games
covering a wide range of strategies, goals, and adventures for
all ages and abilities.

March 12th 3:30PM-4:30PM
Craft: Beaded Bugs
Kealakekua
From beetles to butterflies, create a craft to take home.
Suitable for ages 8-100. Limited to the first 10 patrons. All
materials are provided. RSVP required. Call 808-323-7585
for reservation assistance.

March 13th 10:00AM-11:00AM
Play with Me
Kailua Kona
Each session is an hour long, with infant-toddler specialists
there to support and guide parents as they engage in
activities designed for this age group. Read and discuss
stories.

March 13th 2:00PM-4:00PM
Lion King Movie Matinee
Kealakekua
Classic Disney animated feature follows the adventures of
the young lion Simba. Rated G. Free popcorn will be served
and beverages in closed containers are permitted.

March 13th 5:30PM-6:30PM
Goddess of the Rainbow
Kealakekua
A talk with artist Mayumi Oda who has been creating images
and writing about Goddesses for 50 years.

March 16th and March 23rd 10:00AM-11:00AM
Kailua Kona
Teen Wood Stain Art Project
Limited to 8 participants, this free two-day teen art program,
inspired by Georgia O’Keefe, explores how shadow and light
create images that delight the senses. Teens in grades 6-12 of
all abilities and levels of interest are welcome to reserve a
place for this two-day event by calling the library! The class
will be taught by Lynnie Roberts who is presently a Teaching
Artist with the Society for Kona’s Education and Art. SKEA.

March 19th 11:00AM-12:00PM
F.O.L.K. Book Club
Kailua Kona
The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende
A love story and multigenerational epic that stretches from
San Francisco in the present-day to Poland and the United
States during World War II.

March 19th 5:30PM-6:00PM
Online Job Applications
Kailua Kona
How to find them and how to fill them out.

March 20th 2:00PM-4:00PM
Queen of the Sun Movie Matinee
Kealakekua
Documentary examining how the disappearance of bees
affects the planet. This film is not rated. Free popcorn will be
served and beverages in closed containers are permitted.

March 22nd 3:00PM-4:00PM
Leathercraft II: Luggage Tag
Kealakekua
Suitable for ages 10+. Limited to the first 8 patrons. All
materials will be provided. Reservation is required. Call 808-
323-7585 for reservation assistance.

March 23rd 2:30PM-4:30PM
Moana Movie Matinee
Kailua Kona
In honor of the International Year of Indigenous Languages,
experience the Disney film Moana in the Hawaiian language
with English subtitles.

March 26th Kuhio Day
Kailua Kona Library Closed
Kealakekua Library Closed

March 27th 2:00PM-4:00PM
March of the Penguins Movie Matinee
Kealakekua
Emperor Penguins of the South Pole journey to their
traditional breeding grounds. Rated G. Free popcorn will be
served and beverages in closed containers are permitted.

March 27th 4:30PM-5:30PM
Beginning Knitting with Joann
Kealakekua
Learn the skills to knit a dishcloth. Suitable for ages 8-100.
Limited to the first 8 patrons. All materials provided. RSVP
required. Call 808-323-7585 for reservation assistance.

March 28th 3:30PM-4:30PM
Children’s Craft: Animals in the Wild
Kealakekua
Create neat animals in their habitat. Suitable for ages 5+.
Small children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

March 30th 10:00AM-12:00PM
Travel Conversation Circle
Kailua Kona
Our 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.  We are active travelers trekking the
near and far corners of the planet and returning with tips and
stories to share.