UPCOMING EVENTS AT THE KONA LIBRARIES

July 2019

Every Monday All Day
Puzzle Day at the Kealakekua Library

Every Wednesday All Day
Loco LEGO Day at the Kealakekua Library

Every Wednesday through July
9:00AM-11:00AM
Flip and Sip
Kailua Kona
Gather on the Lanai buy or read a book, talk story,
and have coffee.

July 1st 10:15AM-10:45AM
Preschool Storytime
Kealakekua
Listen to stories, and enjoy a fun craft! Small children
must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

July 1st 1:00PM-2:00PM
Make A Planet Day: Saturn and Uranus
Kealakekua
Join us each week during Summer Reading and learn
about each planet in our solar system. This week
features Saturn and Uranus. Make and take an edible
planet!

July 1st 3:00PM
Beading Bee
Kealakekua
This monthly program is for you to get together with
other beaders and jewelry makers to create, discuss,
and work together! We have the space; you bring the
tools and projects. BYOB (bring your own beads) and
bead away the afternoon.

July 2nd 3:00PM-4:00PM
Paper Tube Telescopes
Kealakekua
Using a paper tube, make a telescope to view the
stars. Suitable for ages 7+, online RSVP required and
space is limited. Call the library with questions.

July 2nd 5:00PM-6:00PM
Ke Ala o Ka Mahina Phases of the Moon
Kailua Kona
Learn more about the folklore and science behind
moon phases with stories, demonstrations, and an
edible activity! This craft is suitable for children
starting grades Kindergarten-5th grade in the
upcoming school year. Children must be accompanied
by an adult caregiver.

July 3rd 2:00PM-4:00PM
Wall-E Movie Matinee
Kealakekua
Wall-E has many adventures on Earth circa 2800.
Join him in his adventures and quest for love with a
sleek, high-tech robot, Eva. Rated G. Free, freshly
popped popcorn will be served and beverages in
closed containers are permitted.

July 3rd 5:30PM-6:15PM
Jeff Peterson Slack Key Guitar
Kealakekua
Performance includes tunes that celebrate Polynesian
navigation and Haleakala and stories of his
grandfather who was a lecturer at the Bishop Museum
Planetarium.

July 4th Kealakekua and Kailua Kona Libraries
Closed

July 5th 3:00PM-4:00PM
Solar System Cookie Decoration
Kealakekua
Decorate all your favorite planets in the solar system!
Suitable for all ages, small children must be
accompanied by an adult caregiver. Online RSVP
required and space is limited. Call the library with
questions.

July 6th 10:00AM-11:00AM
Community Seed Library
Kailua Kona
Protecting Hawaii’s Native Species
Molly Murphy has dedicated her life to protecting
Hawai‘i’s native ecosystems from invasive species.
Part botanical historian and part plant detective,
Molly is the Plant Pono Specialist for the Big Island
Invasive Species Committee (BIISC).

July 8th 1:00PM-2:00PM
Make A Planet Day Neptune and Pluto
Kealakekua
Join us each week during Summer Reading and learn
about each planet in our solar system. This week
features Neptune and Pluto. Make and take an edible
planet!

July 9th 3:00PM-4:00PM
Astronaut Pudding
Kealakekua
Learn all about how astronauts eat in space in this
activity.Suitable for ages 5+, online RSVP required
and space is limited. Call the library with questions.

July 9th 5:30PM-6:30PM
Lopaka Rootz Musical Group
Kailua Kona
Join us to hear Lopaka, known for his CD singles, The
Ocean and Takin it Easy, he will perform acoustic
guitar for all to enjoy.

July 10th 2:00PM-4:00PM
E.T. Movie Matinee
Kealakekua
A lonely boy befriends a homesick alien stranded on
Earth. They have to avoid capture by Earth scientists
who want to use E.T. for research. Rated PG. Free,
freshly popped popcorn will be served and beverages
in closed containers are permitted.


July 11th 3:00PM-4:00PM
Nebula-In-A-Jar
Kealakekua
Learn about nebulas and make your own groovy jar to
take home. Suitable for ages 7+, online RSVP
required and space is limited. Call the library with
questions.

July 12th 3:00PM-4:00PM
End of Summer Reading Program Celebration
Kealakekua
Join us in celebration of completing the 2019 HSPLS
Summer Reading Program! Win prizes! Free, fun
activities, and food! Suitable for all ages, Call the
library with questions.

July 13th 11:00AM-12:00PM
Summer Reading Program Finale with Mr. Kneel
Kailua Kona
Mr. Kneel, an entertainer and educator, is returning to
the Kailua-Kona Public Library with a special
program, “Outer Space”, that will have everyone
moving! His Beat-Box Workshop focuses on building
the self-respect of students to empower them to build
confidence to make music with no instruments or
financial investments.

July 15th 10:15AM-10:45AM
Preschool Storytime
Kealakekua
Listen to stories, and enjoy a fun craft! Small children
must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

July 16th 11:00AM-12:00PM
F.O.L.K. Book Club
Kailua Kona
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

July 17th 2:00PM-4:00PM
Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai
Kealakekua
A superhero Rockstar must protect his invention,
which is being sought by thieving space invaders who
want to take over the world. Rated PG. Free, freshly
popped popcorn will be served and beverages in
closed containers are permitted.

July 20th 10:00AM
Teen Breakout Challenge Radical 80’s Time Travel
Kailua Kona
Four 45 min. sessions at 10AM, 11AM, 1PM, and
2PM. For teens entering grades 6-12. Reservations
required. Maximum of 6 teens per session.

July 23rd 5:30PM-6:30PM
Adulting 101: Car Care
Kailua Kona
Get tips on do it yourself maintenance you can
perform on your car from a local expert. Q&A session.

July 24th 2:00PM-4:00PM
Duck Soup Movie Matinee
Kealakekua
The Marx brothers in a lunatic plot about a mythical
kingdom where Groucho becomes prime minister.
Free, freshly popped popcorn will be served and
beverages in closed containers are permitted.

July 25th 3:00PM-4:00PM
Christmas in July Make your Own Snow
Kealakekua

July 27th 11:00AM-12:00PM
Martina Wing and Notch, the Rescued Dolphin
Kailua Kona
Dive into the story of Notch with the author, and
learn more about the importance of conservation and
environmental protection. Copies of Martina’s book
will be on sale at the end of the program.This program
is suitable for keiki ages 5 through 11 years old.
Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

July 30th 5:00PM-6:30PM
Family Game Night
Kailua Kona
Take a break from your devices and screens and
spend time together playing a classic board game, or
learn how to play a new game. Want more play time?
You may also check out these games on your library
account for more fun at home!

July 31st 2:00PM-4:00PM
Funny Face Movie Matinee
Kealakekua
A classic film starring Audrey Hepburn and Fred
Astaire is the story of a salesgirl turned into a fashion
model. Free, freshly popped popcorn will be served
and beverages in closed containers are permitted.