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May 2017

Star Wars Exhibit

May 22, 2017 - May 26, 2017
Oahu – Kapolei, 1020 Manawai St
Kapolei, HI 96707 United States
Star Wars models, books, and pictures in Kapolei Public Library first floor display case May 2017

Come and see a remarkable variety of figurines, books, and models from the Star Wars series.  From X-Wing and TIE fighters to an original Ewok village, you can see it all--in 3-D--in the 1st- and 2nd-floor display cases at Kapolei Public Library now through May 26.  Courtesy of Christy Padello, a generous member of the Kapolei community.

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After-school Activities Club

May 24, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on May 3, 2017 at 1:30pm

One event on May 10, 2017 at 1:30pm

One event on May 17, 2017 at 1:30pm

One event on May 24, 2017 at 1:30pm

Hawaii – North Kohala, 54-3645 Akoni Pule Hwy
Kapaau, HI 96755 United States
Afterschool Activities Club Tuesdays 2:30p.m.

North Kohala Public Library invites you to join the after-school activities club on selected Wednesdays for ages 6 and up. We will enjoy a variety of fun activities, meet new friends, and learn new things. Possible activities include Lego building, Wii gaming, drama, crafting, movies, book talks, and sports. Please call for more information. Program schedule is subject to change.  Contact the library 15 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter of if special accommodations are needed.

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Discovering the Classics with Papa Lopaka

May 24, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Maui – Kihei, 35 Waimahaihai St
Kihei, 96753 United States
Classics Illustrated

Papa Lopaka (Robert DeVinck) is a writer, English literature scholar, and long-time reader of classic books.  Come enjoy a dramatic reading of the Classics Illustrated comic book of The Adventures of Marco Polo, projected on a large screen. Following the reading, Papa will encourage children to read the original book.  Suitable for ages 6 and up.  Small snacks are included — refreshments provided by the Kay A. Edwards Memorial Fund.  Program schedule is subject to change.  Contact the library 15 days in…

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Waialua Readers’ Group

May 25, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

Oahu – Waialua, 67-068 Kealohanui St
Waialua, HI 96791 United States
colorful letters spelling out bookclub

The Waialua Public Library hosts a monthly book club that meets every 4th Thursday at 9:30 a.m. Join us for a lively book discussion, and find out more about next month's book pick! Program schedule is subject to change. Contact the library 10 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.  

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Preschool Storytime

May 25, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Oahu – Kaneohe, 45-829 Kamehameha Hwy
Kaneohe, HI 96744 United States
Papercut image man singing with guitar

Join Uncle Curt for Thursday morning storytimes filled with Songs, Puppets, and more!  Craft activities following storytime can be taken home and enjoyed.  Great fun for children ages 2-5 years. Children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. Sponsored by the Friends of Kaneohe Library. Program schedule is subject to change. Please contact the library 10 days ( 15 days for neighbor islands ) in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

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Paniolo Talk Story – Honokaa Western Week

May 25, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hawaii – Honokaa, 45-3380 Mamane St, Bldg #3
Honokaa, HI 96727 United States
Western Week

Come and enjoy a Paniolo Talk Story session in celebration of Honokaa Western Week. Featuring Ross Stephenson, author of the Honokaa Town book and Leilani Hino, author of Cowboy Kaona, this community event will be led by Larry Ignacio. Please stop in and share your memories of Honokaa's rich Paniolo history. For more about Western Week, visit http://www.honokaawesternweek.org.

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A Short Story Reading with Author Stephanie Han

May 25, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Oahu – Hawaii State Library, 478 S King St
Honolulu, HI 96813 United States
Stephanie Han

Join us in the First Floor Reading Room as award-winning local writer Stephanie Han reads selections from her new book Swimming in Hong Kong, a collection of short stories portraying the cross-cultural experiences of Asian Americans in China, Korea, and the United States. Stephanie Han has won awards from the Nimrod International Literary Journal and the Santa Fe Writer’s Project. Swimming in Hong Kong was a finalist for the Associated Writers and Writing Programs Grace Paley Award for Short Fiction…

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Pre-School Storytime

May 26, 2017 @ 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until June 30, 2017

Hawaii – North Kohala, 54-3645 Akoni Pule Hwy
Kapaau, HI 96755 United States
10a.m. Fridays Storytime

The Library would like to invite you to join us for storytime fun. We host storytime every Friday for keiki ages 2-5 and their caregivers. The program includes stories, songs, and crafts. Storytime has many benefits, such as helping brain development by increasing knowledge, vocabulary, imagination, and concentration. Program is suitable for ages five and under.  Children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. Program schedule is subject to change.  Contact the library 15 days in advance to…

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Baby Storytime

May 29, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 18, 2017

An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Last of the month, repeating until December 18, 2017

Oahu – Kaneohe, 45-829 Kamehameha Hwy
Kaneohe, HI 96744 United States
Cartoon image of man singing with guitar

Join Uncle Curt the second and last Monday of every month for a storytime perfect for those under 2 years of age.  An adult caregiver is required to attend. Learn Fingerplays, Songs, Puppets, and even a simple craft to take home. Sponsored by the Friends of Kaneohe Library. Program schedule is subject to change. Please contact the library 10 days (15 days for neighbor islands) in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

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Turbo Charged Toddler Times

May 30, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, repeating until July 15, 2017

Oahu – Waianae, 85-625 Farrington Hwy
Waiʻanae, HI 96792 United States
Book worm reading under palm trees

Turbo charged Toddler Times are part of the 2017 Summer Reading Program: Build a Better World. Each session will focus on  a specific part of the Every Child Ready to Read Program and feature stories, songs, and activities. As a bonus we will also be making items you can use at home with your child to keep them talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing everyday! May 30: Talking June 6: Singing June 13: Reading June 20: Writing June 27: Playing…

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