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Pen Pals Project

June 1, 2023 - July 29, 2023

Pen Pals Project sign with Summer Reading Challenge logo and postal stamps for Hawaiʻi and Arizona


  • WRITE TO PEN PALS: Tuesday-Saturday, June 1-July 28, All Day Drop-In Activity
  • PEN PAL ZOOM PARTY: Saturday, July 29 at 10:00 A.M.

Make new friends and learn about Arizona! Visit the library throughout the summer to write postcards to the keiki of the Apache Junction Public Library.

Remember to return to the library often to read and reply to mail from our friends abroad!

On Saturday, July 29th at 10:00 A.M., join us at the Kailua-Kona Public Library for a Zoom party with the friends we’ve made in Apache Junction, featuring goodies from Arizona!

This program is suitable for keiki in 2nd grade through 5th grade. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.

Mahalo nui to the Friends of the Libraries, Kona(F.O.L.K.) for sponsoring this program!

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity should contact library staff as soon as possible. Advance requests 48 hours or more before the event are encouraged, but not required.



June 1, 2023
July 29, 2023
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Jennifer Kau’i Young
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Children, Families


Hawaii – Kailua-Kona
75-138 Hualalai Rd
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 United States
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In State holiday observance of King Kamehameha I Day, all public libraries will be closed on Tuesday, June 11, 2024.

In observance of the Independence Day holiday, all public libraries will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2024.