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October 2017

Book Character Pumpkin Decorating Contest

October 3, 2017 - October 31, 2017
Hawaii – Kailua-Kona, 75-138 Hualalai Rd
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 United States
pumpkins

The Kailua-Kona Public Library is hosting a book character pumpkin decorating contest! Contest divisions include: Children's Divisions (Two divisions: K-2nd grade and 3rd-5th grade) Teen Divisions (Two divisions: 6th-8th grade and 9th-12th grade) Stop by the Children's Section and/or the Teen Section beginning Tuesday, October 3rd through Wednesday, October 25th to pick up a contest rules/entry form. Entries may be dropped off at the library during library hours only from Thursday, October 19th through Wednesday, October 25th. Public and staff voting…

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Teen Bookface Exhibit

October 9, 2017 - October 31, 2017
Hawaii – Kailua-Kona, 75-138 Hualalai Rd
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 United States
Teen Bookface Exhibit

Snap an appropriate photo with an image from any book or magazine over your face (and your friend's face too!) to create a new image. If you want, you can edit it with a filter, or some cropping, then email it to: konabookface@librarieshawaii.org. Library staff will be posting everyone's photos around the library to exhibit our community's creativity. Anyone can submit, and we are hoping for the biggest turnout from our teens. If you don't have a camera, library staff…

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A Not-Just-a-Book-Club Travel Conversation Circle

October 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Hawaii – Kailua-Kona, 75-138 Hualalai Rd
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 United States
Books

What's new in the travel book section? New and favorite travel books.  Useful internet sites, where we've been and where we're going, 2017 travel questions and highly overrated destinations are all part of our discussions in this monthly club for globe-trotters and armchair travelers.  Enjoy friendly conversation and sharing good ideas at the next meeting. Program schedule is subject to change. Contact the library 15 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

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Fall Checkout Challenge

October 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until October 31, 2017

Oahu – Aiea, 99-374 Pohai Place
Aiea, HI 96701 United States
Checkout Challenge Ghost

Come join Aiea Public Library for our creepy crawly check-out challenge! Children 6th grade and under may draw sticker packets for every book that they (or their guardian) borrow. If your sticker packet contains a candy corn sticker, you win a prize. More books borrowed = more chances to win! See the information desk for more information/sign-up. No purchase or consideration necessary to participate.

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Family Storytime

October 21, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2017

Oahu – Waianae, 85-625 Farrington Hwy
Waiʻanae, HI 96792 United States
Cartoon animals reading books. Storytime

Enjoy weekly themed books, songs, and crafts with the whole family. Each week we discuss a new theme and read related stories. A craft based on the theme is also provided. This program is recommended for children ages 2-7 but all are welcome. Children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. 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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Scary Stories Featuring The Hawaii Fiction Writers

October 21, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Oahu – Kapolei, 1020 Manawai St
Kapolei, HI 96707 United States
Photos of authors Gail Baugniet, Carol Catanzariti, Michael Little, and Laurie Hanan with caption Hawaii Fiction Writers Scary Stories.

Just in time for the Halloween season, the Hawaii Fiction Writers group is back to share stories that are sure to send some shivers your way. Join us for a quartet of readings by authors Michael Little, Laurie Hanan, Carol Catanzariti, and Gail Baugniet. Program schedule is subject to change. Contact the hosting library 10 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

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Preschool Puzzle Time

October 24, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until October 24, 2017

Oahu – Mililani, 95-450 Makaimoimo St
Mililani, HI 96789 United States
Family Puzzle Time

Join us for stories and songs and then have fun at our free puzzle playtime.   Recommended for children 2-5 years old.   All children must be accompanied by an adult.   Program is subject to change or cancellation due to construction.

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After-school Activities Club

October 25, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 25, 2017

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

October 25, 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 Edward Lytton's The Last Days of Pompeii, projected on a large screen. Following the reading, Papa will encourage children to read the original book.   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 advance to request…

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Waialua Readers’ Group

October 26, 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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