2013 Summer Reading Program Events

(from their website)

 

                             

 

Hawaii’s public libraries will present special free events for all ages during the 2013 Summer Reading Programs. For more information on any of these programs, contact the hosting library. Program schedules are subject to change. Notify the hosting library (10 days for Oahu; 15 days for neighbor islands) in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if other special accommodation is needed.

 

 

IT’S BOOK TIME WITH RONALD MCDONALD!

 

Ronald McDonald will provide a fun-filled interactive performance that will engage children with a creative mix of music, magic, and games, all intended to reinforce the idea that reading is fun and books are an important part of each day. This show will also emphasize appropriate library use and proper care of books. This 30-minute program is sponsored by McDonald’s Restaurants of Hawaii and is suitable for all ages. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

 

 

 

 

Thursday, June 20, 10:30 a.m.

Waimanalo Public & School Library (Oahu)

Ph. 259-2610

 

Saturday, June 22, 11:00 a.m.

Manoa Public Library (Oahu)

Ph. 988-0459

 

Tuesday, June 25, 10:30 a.m.

McCully-Moiliili Public Library (Oahu)

Ph. 973-1099

 

Thursday, June 27, 1:00 p.m.

Waikiki-Kapahulu Public Library (Oahu)

Ph. 733-8488

 

Friday, June 28, 2:30 p.m.

Waipahu Public Library (Oahu)

Ph. 675-0358

 

Tuesday, July 2, 10:30 a.m.

Hawaii Kai Public Library (Oahu)

Ph. 397-5833

 

Wednesday, July 3, 10:30 a.m.

Kailua Public Library (Oahu)

Ph. 266-9911

 

 

 

 

SLACK KEY

WITH JEFF PETERSON

 

 

Kihei Public Library (Maui)

Tuesday, June 18, 6:30 p.m.

 

Recognized as one of Hawaii’s most versatile musicians, Jeff Peterson is at the heart of the Hawaiian music scene today. His passion for the guitar has allowed him to shine as a solo artist and has given him the opportunity to collaborate with a wide variety of artists from Hawaii, across the United States, and abroad. His focus on Slack Key guitar, classical, and jazz music has allowed him to develop a unique and transcendent voice on the guitar while being deeply rooted in the traditions of his Hawaiian heritage. Born on the Island of Maui, Jeff was introduced to the rich heritage of Hawaiian music by his father, a paniolo (Hawaiian cowboy) on the Haleakala Ranch. He began studying the guitar on his own, his interests broadened and he delved into a wide variety of musical genres that the guitar plays a part in. This 45-minute program is suitable for all ages. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. For more information, call 875-6833.

 

This program is sponsored through a grant from the Friends of the Library of Hawaii, Atherton Family Foundation, Kraft Foods Group in Hawaii, Longs Drugs/CVS Caremark, Hawaii State Federal Credit Union, HEI Charitable Foundation, Newman’s Own Foundation, Meadow Gold Dairies, HMS Host, Hansen Distribution Group, Armstrong Produce, DFS Hawaii, Roberts Hawaii, Toshiba Business Solutions, The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, National Football League Charities, and Aloha United Way. This is a production of the University of Hawaii at Manoa Statewide Cultural Extension Program with additional funding provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, and the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

 

 

 

 

ENJOY PETTING ZOO

Kapaa Public Library (Kauai)

Wednesday, June 19, 9:30 a.m.

 

Kauai residents will have a unique opportunity to experience Wong’s Traveling Petting Zoo on Library’s front lawn. Wong’s Traveling Petting Zoo will provide an exclusive, hands-on learning experience for all ages. There will be a menagerie of animals to see, learn about and pet such as pigs, pygmy goats, a lamb, guinea pigs, rabbits, a tortoise, and ducks.  All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. For more information, call the 821-4422.

 

 

 

 

STORYTIME: DIG INTO A GARDEN OF STORIES

 

Ewa Beach Public & School Library (Oahu)

Wednesday, June 19, 10:30 a.m.

 

Librarian/Storyteller Vicky Dworkin will share folktales from around the world that involve digging, gardens, plants, buried treasure, and more using puppets and props. This 45-minute program is suitable for ages 5 and older. For more information, call 689-1204.

 

 

SUMMER EVENTS AT WAHIAWA LIBRARY

 

The Library will offer special events from June to July in the Meeting Room.

“Beneath the Surface” Young Adult Theme Events will be offered on Wednesdays. Young adults ages 12 and older are invited to explore art, working with animals, and the environment:

 

•          June 19, 6:00 p.m. – “Career Opportunities Working with Animals,” presented by the Honolulu Zoo.

•          June 26, 6:00 p.m.  – “Beneath the Surface of Oahu,” presented by the Board of Water Supply.

 

“Dig into Reading” Children’s Theme Events will be offered on Thursdays.  Children ages 10 and younger are invited to join Mr. Matt and special guests for Thursday Evening Storytime featuring stories, simple make-and-take crafts, and other fun activities for the whole family:

 

•          June 20, 6:00 p.m.  – “Balloon Story Time,” presented by “Uncle Dwain” Williams.  “Uncle Dwain” will weave balloons and stories together to bring mythical creatures to life for the whole family to enjoy.

•          June 27, 6:00 p.m.  – “Find the Missing Water with Uncle Arthur,” presented by “Uncle Arthur” Aiu and the Board of Water Supply.

For more information, call 622-6345.

 

 

 

 

 

CORNER BOOKMARKS CRAFT

 

Kaimuki Public Library (Oahu)

Thursday, June 20, 3:00 p.m.

 

Children can create their own corner creature bookmark. Supplies will be provided and registration is not required. For more information, call 733-8422.

 

 

 

 

 

A TRIBUTE TO SLACK KEY

 

WITH JOHN KEAWE

 

Hanapepe Public Library (Kauai)

Thursday, June 20, 6:30 p.m.

 

 

John Keawe is a songwriter and slack-key guitarist who was born on the Big Island of Hawaii, in the little town of Hawi in North Kohala. He will offer a tribute to the slack key style and include selections from the work of Raymond Kane, Leonard Quan, and many more. John is a multiple Na Hoku Hanohano and Hawaii Music awards recipient and a contributing artist on Hawaii’s first Grammy Award in 2005. This 45-minute program is recommended for ages 5 and older. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. For more information, call 335-8418.

 

This program is generously sponsored through a grant from the Friends of the Library of Hawaii, Atherton Family Foundation, Kraft Foods Group in Hawaii, Longs Drugs/CVS Caremark, Hawaii State Federal Credit Union, HEI Charitable Foundation, Newman’s Own Foundation, Meadow Gold Dairies, HMS Host, Hansen Distribution Group, Armstrong Produce, DFS Hawaii, Roberts Hawaii, Toshiba Business Solutions, The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, National Football League Charities, and Aloha United Way. This is a production of the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Statewide Cultural Extension Program with additional funding provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, and the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

 

 

 

STORIES OF HAWAII AND THE WORLD

WITH DAVE DEL ROCCO

 

Storyteller Dave Del Rocco will share folktales from every corner of the globe, including Hawaii, Laos, Italy, Alaska, the Philippines, Africa, and more. These tales are mostly funny and explain how different cultures view aspects of their world. Dave has been a student of the Hawaiian language for many years and has worked as a librarian for the Hawaii State Public Library System for nearly eighteen years, twelve of those as a children’s librarian. This 45-minute program is recommended for ages 5 and older. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

 

This program is generously sponsored through a grant from the Friends of the Library of Hawaii, Atherton Family Foundation, Kraft Foods Group in Hawaii, Longs Drugs/CVS Caremark, Hawaii State Federal Credit Union, HEI Charitable Foundation, Newman’s Own Foundation, Meadow Gold Dairies, HMS Host, Hansen Distribution Group, Armstrong Produce, DFS Hawaii, Roberts Hawaii, Toshiba Business Solutions, The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, National Football League Charities, and Aloha United Way. This is a production of the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Statewide Cultural Extension Program with additional funding provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, and the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

 

Saturday, June 22, 11:00 a.m.

Thelma Parker Memorial Public & School Library (Hawaii Island)

Ph. 887-6067

 

Tuesday, June 25, 6:30 p.m.

Liliha Public Library (Oahu)

Ph. 587-7577

 

Wednesday, June 26, 6:00 p.m.

Waimea Public Library (Kauai)

Ph. 338-6848

 

Saturday, June 29, 11:00 a.m.

Kealakekua Public Library (Hawaii Island)

Ph. 323-7585

 

Saturday, July 6, 10:00 a.m.

Waianae Public Library (Oahu)

Ph. 697-7868

 

 

 

ZOO TO YOU

 

Kapolei Public Library (Oahu)

Saturday, June 22, 10:30 a.m.

 

Stephanie Arne, the Education Outreach Coordinator of the Honolulu Zoological Society, will share information about digging and burrowing animals. Learn about the animals and their environment through the experience of handling models and natural biofacts (furs, skins, etc.). This one-hour program is sponsored by the library’s Friends affiliate and is suitable for ages 3 and older. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Reservations are required as seating is limited. For more information or to reserve a seat, call 693-7050.

 

 

 

DIG INTO ART: PRINTING WITH ROOT VEGETABLES

 

Hawaii State Library (Oahu)

Saturday, June 22, 11:30 a.m.

 

Children ages 5 and older are invited to join Artist/Educator Quala Lynn Young to explore printing techniques using vegetables from the garden or supermarket. This 45-minute program will be held in the Library’s Courtyard. For more information, call 586-3510.

 

 

 

 

COMIC JAM — BENEATH THE SURFACE

 

Aiea Public Library (Oahu)

Saturday, June 22, 1:00 p.m.

 

Comic Jam Hawaii, a local artists group on Facebook, will conduct a drawing workshop for interested participants of all ages.  “Beneath the Surface,” the topic of the 2½-hour workshop, is based on this year’s Teen Summer Reading Program theme. Paper and drawing utensils will be provided.  Participants may also bring their own drawing utensils.  Drawings from this workshop will be scanned and posted later on the group’s Facebook page. For more information, call 483-7333.

 

 

 

 

LAST RITES: YOUR OPTIONS IN MORTUARY SERVICES

 

Mililani Public Library (Oahu)

Saturday, June 22, 2:00 p.m.

 

Adults are invited to hear an informational presentation by Miles Okamura, an official of an Oahu mortuary, who will discuss the types of funeral plans and burial services that mortuaries offer.  Okamura will also explain the difference between pre-need (before death) and at-need (time of death) funeral plans. For more information, call 627-7470.

 

 

 

 

UKULELE MUSICIAN JODY KAMISATO

 

Waikiki-Kapahulu Public Library (Oahu)

Saturday, June 22, 3:30 p.m.

 

Award winning ukulele player Jody Kamisato will perform a selection of Island contemporary, pop, and rock music. The audience is encouraged to bring an ukulele so they can join in a group lesson. Jody’s many accomplishments include opening an ukulele school in Kaimuki, starting an after school music program “Ukes on the Loose,” winning a Hawaii Music Award and being nominated for two Na Hoku Hanohano awards with his group Heart & Soul. He has been mentored and played with many local musicians, including Jake Shimabukuro, Peter Moon, and Roy Sakuma. This 45-minute program is suitable for all ages. For more information, call 733-8488.

 

 

 

BENTO RAKUGO

 

Rakugo (Japanese translation: “fallen words”) is one of the most popular forms of Japanese theatre, with a tradition spanning more than 300 years.  In Rakugo, the performer presents    a comic story while sitting on a Japanese cushion throughout the entire performance, speaking all of the voices in both the first person and third person.  All stories will be spoken in English.  Bento Rakugo is a dynamic group formed in 2011 whose mission is to honor traditional Rakugo and also bring a modern twist to the Japanese comedy.  The group has performed locally in libraries, theatres, and cultural events throughout Hawaii. This one-hour event is suitable for ages 5 and older. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

 

This program is generously sponsored through a grant from the Friends of the Library of Hawaii, Atherton Family Foundation, Kraft Foods Group in Hawaii, Longs Drugs/CVS Caremark, Hawaii State Federal Credit Union, HEI Charitable Foundation, Newman’s Own Foundation, Meadow Gold Dairies, HMS Host, Hansen Distribution Group, Armstrong Produce, DFS Hawaii, Roberts Hawaii, Toshiba Business Solutions, The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, National Football League Charities, and Aloha United Way. This is a production of the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Statewide Cultural Extension Program with additional funding provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, and the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

 

 

Wednesday, June 26 at 10:00 a.m.

Mountain View Public & School Library (Hawaii Island)

Ph. 968-2322

 

Wednesday, June 26 at 3:30 p.m.

Kailua-Kona Public Library (Hawaii Island)

Ph. 327-4327

 

Wednesday, July 17 at 10:00 a.m.

Keaau Public & School Library (Hawaii Island)

Ph. 982-4281

 

Wednesday, July 17 at 2:00 p.m.

Naalehu Public Library (Hawaii Island)

Ph. 939-2442

 

 

 

 

SUMMER MOVIE NIGHTS

 

Ewa Beach Public & School Library (Oahu)

Monday, June 24, 6:00 p.m.

 

The Library will be offering free movie screening for “Rise of the Guardians.” This 90-minute program is suitable for ages 5 and older. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. For more information, call 689-1204.

 

 

 

 

DIG INTO READING

WITH “UNCLE WAYNE” WATKINS AND THE HOWLING DOG BAND

 

Keiki ages 3 and older, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, are invited to experience an energetic, educational, and entertaining performance by Uncle Wayne and the Howling Dog Band. “Uncle Wayne” Watkins, an Early Childhood educator and children’s advocate, will inspire children to laugh, dance, and sing-along as he strums his acoustic guitar and performs classic children’s songs as well as his original compositions.

 

Performances are sponsored by the hosting libraries’ Friends chapters; travel arrangements from Oahu to Lanai and Molokai are sponsored by the Maui Friends of the Library, and travel to Maui is sponsored by the Kay A. Edwards Memorial Fund.

 

Friday, June 21, 10:00 a.m.

Lanai Public & School Library

Ph. 565-7920

 

Monday, June 24, 10:00 a.m.

Molokai Public Library

Ph. 553-1765

 

Wednesday, June 26, 10:00 a.m.

Wailuku Public Library (Maui)

Ph. 243-5766

 

Thursday, June 27, 10:00 a.m.

Makawao Public Library (Maui)

Ph. 573-8785

 

Friday, June 28, 10:30 a.m.

Kihei Public Library (Maui)

Ph. 875-6833

 

Saturday, June 29, 10:30 a.m.

Kahului Public Library (Maui)

Ph. 873-3097

 

Saturday, June 29, 2:00 p.m.

Lahaina Public Library (Maui)

Ph. 662-3950

 

 

 

 

YOUR KEIKI CAN SIGN

 

Pearl City Public Library (Oahu)

Wednesday, June 19, 9:30 a.m.

 

Akie Kagawa of Your Keiki Can Sign will help you to introduce your baby or toddler to sign language to encourage early communication. She will show you how to incorporate signs while reading a book to you child and while singing songs. Learn some signs and the benefits of signing for your 0-3 year old child. This 40-minute program is sponsored by the Friends of Pearl City Public Library. Suitable for parents with children ages 0-3 years. For more information, contact the hosting library. 453-6566.

 

 

 

 

MOVIE DAY – “HOLES”

 

Mililani Public Library (Oahu)

Wednesday, June 19, 2:00 p.m.

 

Teens are invited to attend a movie screening of “Holes.” Audience members are encouraged to read the book and then watch the movie. For more information, call 627-7470.

 

 

 

 

THE ART OF TAIKO

FEATURING THE KENNY ENDO TAIKO ENSEMBLE

 

This unique cultural program will feature a demonstration and lecture on the art of performing with taiko (Japanese drums). Learn about the different drums and percussion instruments of Japan as used in traditional and contemporary music. The Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble features master drummer Kenny Endo, one of the leading artists in contemporary percussion and rhythm. Ensemble members are internationally based and have performed throughout the United States as well as in Europe and Japan. This 45-minute program is recommended for ages 5 & older. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

 

This program is generously sponsored through a grant from the Friends of the Library of Hawaii, Atherton Family Foundation, Kraft Foods Group in Hawaii, Longs Drugs/CVS Caremark, Hawaii State Federal Credit Union, HEI Charitable Foundation, Newman’s Own Foundation, Meadow Gold Dairies, HMS Host, Hansen Distribution Group, Armstrong Produce, DFS Hawaii, Roberts Hawaii, Toshiba Business Solutions, The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, National Football League Charities, and Aloha United Way. This is a production of the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Statewide Cultural Extension Program with additional funding provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, and the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

 

Saturday, June 29, 1:00 p.m.

Princeville Public Library (Kauai)

Ph. 826-4310

 

Tuesday, July 2, 6:30 p.m.

Ewa Beach Public & School Library (Oahu)

Ph. 689-1204

 

Wednesday, July 3, 6:00 p.m.

Wahiawa Public Library (Oahu)

Ph. 622-6345

 

Saturday, July 6, 10:30 a.m.

Aina Haina Public Library (Oahu)

Ph. 377-2456

 

Saturday, July 13, 1:00 p.m.

Kailua Public Library (Oahu)

Ph. 266-9911

 

 

 

MASK MAKING

WITH YUKIE SHIROMA

 

Yukie Shiroma will conduct a workshop on creating a three-dimensional mask. This two-hour program is limited to only twenty (20) participants and is suitable for ages 8 and older. Supplies will be provided. Contact a hosting library to register. Yukie has a Master of Fine Arts degree in dance from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She has also studied Okinawan classical dance and theatre for over thirty years. As the Co-Artistic Director of Monkey Waterfall, Yukie has performed and taught dance and mask work nationally and internationally for over twenty years and directs the company’s productions. She conducts mask making workshops annually at the Windward Arts Festival on Oahu.

 

This program is generously sponsored through a grant from the Friends of the Library of Hawaii, Atherton Family Foundation, Kraft Foods Group in Hawaii, Longs Drugs/CVS Caremark, Hawaii State Federal Credit Union, HEI Charitable Foundation, Newman’s Own Foundation, Meadow Gold Dairies, HMS Host, Hansen Distribution Group, Armstrong Produce, DFS Hawaii, Roberts Hawaii, Toshiba Business Solutions, The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, National Football League Charities, and Aloha United Way. This is a production of the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Statewide Cultural Extension Program with additional funding provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, and the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

 

Tuesday, June 18, 9:00 a.m.

Kalihi-Palama Public Library (Oahu)

Ph. 832-3466

 

Wednesday, June 26, 10:30 a.m.

Kahuku Public & School Library (Oahu)

Ph.293-8935

 

 

 

 

PUPPET TIMES

 

Pearl City Public Library (Oahu)

Monday, June 24, 1:00 p.m.

 

Puppeteer Christy Lipps will make the wonder of stories and rhymes come alive with puppets and storytelling props. This 45-minute program is suitable for ages 3 and older. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. For more information, call 453-6566.

 

 

 

 

THE MAGIC OF ALAN ARITA

Magician Alan Arita entertains with a unique style that combines comedy, astonishing magic, and audience participation to intrigue and amaze audiences of all ages. This 30-minute program is recommended for ages 3 and older. For more information, contact the hosting library.

 

This program is generously sponsored through a grant from the Friends of the Library of Hawaii, Atherton Family Foundation, Kraft Foods Group in Hawaii, Longs Drugs/CVS Caremark, Hawaii State Federal Credit Union, HEI Charitable Foundation, Newman’s Own Foundation, Meadow Gold Dairies, HMS Host, Hansen Distribution Group, Armstrong Produce, DFS Hawaii, Roberts Hawaii, Toshiba Business Solutions, The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, National Football League Charities, and Aloha United Way.

 

Wednesday, June 26, 6:00 p.m.

Mililani Public Library (Oahu)

Ph. 627-7470

 

Sunday, June 30, 3:00 p.m.

Kaneohe Public Library (Oahu)

Ph. 233-5676.

 

Saturday, July 6, 10:30 a.m.

Kapolei Public Library (Oahu)

Ph. 693-7050

 

 

 

 

MOVIE NIGHT – “UP” 

 

Kaneohe Public Library (Oahu)

Wednesday, June 26, 6:00 p.m.

 

Disney Pixar’s “Up” is the story of retired balloon salesman Carl, who sets out to fulfill his lifelong dream of seeing the wilds of South America by tying thousands of balloons to his house.  As the house floats up into the sky, Carl is unaware he has company.  Russell, an overeager 8-year old wilderness explorer, inadvertently becomes a stowaway, and the adventure of a lifetime begins!  “Up,” featuring the voices of Ed Asner, Christopher Plummer, Jordan Nagai, Bob Peterson, and Delroy Lindo, is rated PG and suitable for all ages. Free popcorn will be provided. For more information, call 233-5676.

 

 

 

 

THE CRACKS IN THE WALL: AN INTERACTIVE MYSTERY GAME

 

Aiea Public Library (Oahu)

Thursday, June 27, 5:00 p.m.

 

Young adults ages 12 and older are invited to participate in this CSI-inspired interactive game to help solve the murder mystery.  Imagine “Hawaii Five-O”:  participants will examine the crime scene, look for clues, examine witness statements and evidence, and solve the murder. For more information, call 483-7333.

 

 

 

 

ADVENTURES IN ART

 

Kapolei Public Library (Oahu)

Saturday, June 29, 10:30 a.m.

 

Alison Bishop of Adventures in Art will lead a hands-on workshop to create a sculpture of Eric Carle’s beloved Very Hungry Caterpillar. Using foam and tissue paper, children will help to create this work of art. After the sculpture is finished, it will be on display in the Children’s Room. This one-hour program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library Kapolei and is suitable for ages 4 and older. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. For more information, call 693-7050.

 

 

 

 

MAGI-KEL

 

Manoa Public Library (Oahu)

Saturday, June 29, 11:00 a.m.

 

Kelvin Chun is an award winning magician and balloon artist.  His show will include magic, audience participation, music, and interactivity.  He will also create balloon sculptures for the audience. This one hour program is suitable for all ages. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. For more information, call 988-0459.

 

This program is generously sponsored through a grant from the Friends of the Library of Hawaii, Atherton Family Foundation, Kraft Foods Group in Hawaii, Longs Drugs/CVS Caremark, Hawaii State Federal Credit Union, HEI Charitable Foundation, Newman’s Own Foundation, Meadow Gold Dairies, HMS Host, Hansen Distribution Group, Armstrong Produce, DFS Hawaii, Roberts Hawaii, Toshiba Business Solutions, The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, National Football League Charities, and Aloha United Way.

 

 

 

 

IKEBANA KORINKA: A DEMONSTRATION BY MOA HAWAII

 

Pearl City Public Library (Oahu)

Sunday, June 30, 1:00 p.m.

 

Brian Nakano and Hiroe Suenaga from MOA Hawaii will conduct a live demonstration of ikebana korinka, a Japanese form of flower arrangement. They will feature the traditional technique of arrangement called sangetsu korinka, a signature style practiced by the late Mokichi Okada, founder of MOA International, Japan. It was he who shared with the world, his appreciation of the simple beauty found in the arrangement of flowers and nature. An activity called the Flower Circle will follow. Under the guidance of Nakano and Suenage, participants of the Flower Circle will be able to make miniature korinka with materials provided by MOA Hawaii. The class size is limited to 20 and registration is required in person. Registration by phone is not accepted. This one-hour program is suitable for ages 12 and older. For more information, call 453-6566.

 

 

 

 

RAINBOW PIGEON

 

Pearl City Public Library (Oahu)

Monday, July 1, 1:00 p.m.

 

Doug Beter will provide information about pigeon care, then watch his colorful birds soar into the sky. This one-hour program is sponsored by the Friends of Pearl City Public Library and is suitable for all ages. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. For more information, call 453-6566.

 

 

 

 

STEVO THE CLOWN

 

Kailua Public Library (Oahu)

Saturday, July 6, 10:30 a.m.

 

Children of all ages are invited to attend this circus performance with Stevo the Clown. The 30-minute program will include comedy, juggling, unicycling, and audience participation. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Program is sponsored by the Friends of Kailua Public Library. For more information, call 266-9911.

 

 

 

INTRODUCTION TO THE DIJERIDU WORKSHOP

 

Kahului Public Library (Maui)

Saturday, July 6, 2:00 p.m.

 

Join Wes Hada (Forest) to learn the background and history of this fascinating Aboriginal Australian instrument, hear an Aboriginal story and dijeridu performance, see a demonstration on making a dijeridu, and even try playing the dijeridu yourself! Forest is Maui’s foremost dijeridu performer and teacher, with over 17 years of experience teaching and performing all over Maui with bands including, “Lost at Last” and “Jivatma”.  He learned to play from Australian Aboriginal dijeridu teacher, Yadaki. This 2-1/2 program is sponsored by the Maui Friends of the Library and is suitable for all ages. For more information, call 873-3097.

 

 

 

 

A SUMMER STRINGS CONCERT

 

Kaimuki Public Library (Oahu)

Sunday, July 7, 2:00 p.m.

 

Students and alumni from The Sandra Wong String Studio will perform songs inspired by the theme of the Teen Summer Reading Program “Beneath the Surface.”  This 45-minute concert is suitable for the whole family and will include notable songs such as “Yellow Submarine,” “The Hukilau Song,” a selection from “The Little Mermaid,” and many more. For more information, call 733-8422.

 

 

 

 

CD CASE LABYRINTH CRAFT

 

Kaimuki Public Library (Oahu)

Wednesday, July 10, 4:00 p.m.

 

Create your own plastic puzzle maze using a CD case. Supplies will be provided and registration is not needed. For more information, call 733-8422.

 

 

 

 

THE WONDERS OF HAWAIIAN FLORA

 

Mililani Public Library (Oahu)

Saturday, July 13, 2:00 p.m.

 

David Orr, a Plant Collections Specialist, will speak and provide a visual presentation on the various types of Hawaiian plants. The plant categories Orr will present are natives, canoe plants, and exotics. This 45-minute program is suitable for ages 18 and older. For more information, call 627-7470.

 

 

 

 

STORYTELLER ANNE SHIMOJIMA

For over thirty years, Anne Shimojima has delighted audiences of all ages with her graceful and spirited tellings of folk tales from her Asian heritage. At Kahului Public Library, Anne will share “Asian Tales” and the Makawao Public Library performance will feature “Funny Folk Tales from Around the World.” Anne has performed throughout the United States in festivals, schools, libraries, museums, and conferences. This 45-minute program is suitable for ages 5 and older. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. For more information, contact the hosting library.

 

Tuesday, July 16, 12:30 p.m.

Kahului Public Library (Maui)

Ph. 873-3097

 

Tuesday, July 16, 3:00 p.m.

Makawao Public Library (Maui)

Ph. 573-8785

 

 

 

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