Mahalo to our 2016 Summer Reading Program Sponsors!

Thank you for the generous support of the 2016 Children's, Teen and Adult Summer Reading Programs: local sponsors Friends of the Aina Haina Public Library and the Pacific Rainbow Foundation; system sponsors Friends of the Library of Hawaii, Hawaii State Federal Credit Union, HEI Charitable Foundation, Meadow Gold Hawaii's Dairy, HMS Host, Hansen Distribution Group, Roberts Hawaii, Mitsunaga & Associates, Subaru Hawaii, HMSA, Aloha United Way, The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Rotary Club of Windward Oahu, NFL Charities, Pizza Hut Hawaii, McDonald's Hawaii, First Insurance Company of Hawaii, Honolulu Family Magazine, HouseMart Ace Hardware & HouseMart Ben Franklin Crafts, Frito Lay of Hawaii, Starbucks Coffee Company, Oahu Publications Inc, Island Papercraft Hawaii, Lamination House Inc, Diamond Bakery, Kristi Yamaguchi’s Always Dream Found

Paying For College Without Going Broke

Time: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Financial educators Nelson Secretario and Manuel Fabriquer will present a workshop for parents of freshman, sophomore, and junior high school students who are planning on attending four-year colleges or universities, on how to avoid common mistakes and obtain financial aid.

Please call 1-800-581-8945 to reserve a seat and a set of handouts.

DIY Tote Bag Craft Program

Time: 
Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Make your own reusable tote bag from a spare t-shirt in this free make-and-take class led by volunteers from TeenLink Hawaii! All craft materials will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own t-shirts if they prefer. Recommended for teens (age 11+) and adults.

To reserve a spot, sign up at the Reference Desk or call 377-2456 during library hours.

Okinawa and the Ryukyu Islands with Robert Walker

Time: 
Saturday, July 16, 2016 - 10:30am - 11:15am
Location: 
Meeting Room

Best-selling author Robert Walker will share his experience in the region. His book, Okinawa and the Ryukyu Islands, covers the 150 islands in the Ryukyu chain, about 75 of which are inhabited. Over a 10-year-period, he has visited every inbabited island in the chain--many of them three or four times. The book has filled a vacuum in an all-in-one introduction to traveling in contemporary Okinawa and the Ryukyus that was not met before. Find out also why the Okinawans are known as the longest-lived people on earth. The book will be available for purchase after the program.

Lani Moo & Calci Calcium's Health & Nutrition Show

Time: 
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 10:30am - 11:00am
Location: 
Children's Area

This live 20-minute program will teach children about eating a balanced meal and the importance of getting 60-minute exercise each day. After the program, children and their families will have the opportunity to take pictures with Lani Moo & Calci. Program is suitable for all ages. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. For more information, contact a hosting library. For other libraries hosting this program, visit www.librarieshawii.org.

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