Friends of the Aina Haina Public Library Holiday Book Sale

Friends of the Aina Haina Public Library will hold a 2-Day Holiday Book Sale on Friday and Saturday, November 14-15.  The sale will be from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Holiday shoppers can find specially priced items such as gift quality books, collectibles, DVDs and CDs.  All items are individually priced.

Friends of the Aina Haina Public Library is a volunteer organization which helps support the library through its Annual Book Sale, the Year-Round Sale, and Weekly Mini-Sales.  Funds from the sales supplement the purchase of library materials, in addition to subsidizing adult, teen and children's summer reading programs, weekly preschool story hour, and presentations, which have included music, theatre, crafts, health, financial planning, elder care, and various subjects of interest for all age groups.

The Fairy Grandmother Presents "The Not-So-Scary Halloween Story Time"

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:15am
Meeting Room

Please join us in a special Halloween program perfect for all preschool children. Listen to stories, see magic tricks and dance with the Fairy Grandmother! Mahalo to the Friends of the Aina Haina Public Library for funding this program.

Star Wars Reads Day 2014

Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Reference Desk & Meeting Room

Star Wars Reads Day is an all-ages national event that celebrates reading and the popular Star Wars movies.  Pop in for these all-day activities and giveaways, while supplies last!  One giveaway per person please.   
Giveaways such as Star Wars stickers, wookie tattoos, Yoda pins, and "read" rings
Lucky Drawings
Star Wars quick-craft station
Afternoon sci-fi movie with free snacks
Star Wars Reads Day was created by Lucasfilm and its publishing partners--Abrams, Chronicle Books, Dark Horse, Del Rey, DK, Quirk Books, Random House Audio, Scholastic, Titan Magazines, and Workman.

Chamber Music Hawaii's Spring Wind Quintet

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Children's Section

Join us for a relaxing evening of musical entertainment for all ages!  The audience will be invited to ask questions during this interactive one-hour program.  Quintet members Susan McGinn (Flute), J. Scott Janusch (Oboe), James Moffitt (Clarinet), Jonathan Parrish (French Horn), and Marsha Schweitzer (Bassoon) will play some well-known pieces as well as arrangements of Hawaiian songs.

Mahalo to the Friends of the Aina Haina Public Library for program funding!

Your Lungs & Your Health

Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Section

Do you suffer from asthma, allergies, breathing difficulties, eczema, and/or depression?  In Chinese Medicine, each internal organ is related to a particular season.  By taking care of that organ during its season, you can better maintain your health.  The autumn season is related to the lungs.  In this lecture, Mei-Lin Maunakea will share the functions of the Lung organ in Chinese Medicine and discuss how to protect it with nutrition and acupressure points.

Mei-Lin Maunakea, MSTMC, Dipl. OM, L.Ac, is a Hawaii licensed acupuncturist, herbalist, and practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine.  She practices at the Kuakini Medical Plaza where she treats a variety of conditions including stress, anxiety, depression, menstral irregularities, pain management, and weight loss.

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